Credit: Olivia Brabbs

Credit: Olivia Brabbs

I am a writer, theatre-maker and multi-slam winning spoken word artist based in York (Great Northern Slam 2016, Bristol Poetry Festival Slam 2016, Say Owt Anti-Slam 2016, Axis Crewe Slam 2017, Word War Four Champion 2017, BBC Edfringe Slam 2017, Hammer & Tongue National Finals 2018).

I trained as an actor at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts, and since graduating in 2001 have appeared in theatre, radio and TV. You can view my full acting CV here on Spotlight . I studied playwriting at the Royal Court Theatre in London. I have an MA in Theatre and a PhD by Creative Practice in Playwriting from the University of York.

I am the co-director of Common Ground Theatre and an Associate Artist at Say Owt , York's leading spoken word organisation. 

I am an experienced facilitator, workshop leader, mentor and coach  and regularly create workshop packages for groups and individuals in all aspects of writing, storytelling and performance technique.