creative producer & activist
"A totemic example of a young theatre-maker, so acutely aware of the wonderful responsibility theatre has in shaping and reflecting our society"
CHAD ST LOUIS / PERFORMER / SPRING AWAKENING
I am a creative producer and activist specialising in musical theatre which tackles social issues through its process and content. I have links to London and the South West.
In 2021 I will graduate from the University of Exeter with a BA in English & Drama. During this degree, I have particularly explored performance produced under the shadow of both the climate crisis and the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
Co-created Exeter Creative Community Hub
Co-authored document with specific Guild opportunities for BIPOC and LGBTQ+ students
Rallied Students' Guild to outsource committee diversity training to an external organisation for the first time
Pressured theatre societies to explode the number of casting calls aimed towards BIPOC in the 2020 season
Created a company environment in which Spotlights members could feel secure and valued mid-pandemic
Laid the foundations for future relationships between Exeter Nightline and theatre societies
Donated £600 box office income to YoungMinds
Introduced PetsAsTherapy to student arts community via a workshop for company members
Donated £250 to MIND alongside a production