Creative Writing – Evaluation & Documentation Report

Click on the image for the evaluation and documentation report of this 10 week creative writing project.  The report includes both traditional style evaluation, as well as documentation of the work done on the course and examples of some of the writing generated. So if you’ve ever wondered what happens in a community based writing class…..Continue reading “Creative Writing – Evaluation & Documentation Report”

Creative Writing Course

New creative writing course starting soon at EDAS in Poole open to people using EDAS service, as well as people who may not currently be in treatment, but are in recovery from addiction. If you attend EDAS, please speak to Michelle about signing up. If you’re interested in attending the course, but aren’t currently in treatment, pleaseContinue reading “Creative Writing Course”

Looking Forward to 2016

As we approach the end of 2015 I am already excited to jump into a year of exciting new projects and developments, including a creative writing project supported by Lit Up!, working with people with experience of addiction and in the Spring I will be lecturing at Arts University Bournemouth, working with Acting students to developContinue reading “Looking Forward to 2016”

She Called Me Mother – Writing Workshops

Really excited to be working with Poole Lighthouse and Lit Up! on delivering writing workshops in the community inspired by ‘She Called Me Mother’ which will be performed on 15th and 16th October – having read bits  of the script its sure to be great! The workshops will take the script as a starting point andContinue reading “She Called Me Mother – Writing Workshops”

Out of Character: An Evening of Brecht, Beckett & Hare

Directed by Gemma Alldred December 2009: York St. John University   We presented an evening of text based work, using three short scenes from three playwrites. The company split into three groups, and with the assistance of the collaborating theatre students, worked on the performing and staging of: What, Where by Samuel Beckett Plenty by David HareContinue reading “Out of Character: An Evening of Brecht, Beckett & Hare”

Out of Character: Reception

Reception Directed by Gemma Alldred October 2011: Holgate Reception, York St. John University   A site-specific intervention in the Holgate building’s reception at York St. John University. Commissioned as part of the well-being initiative for World Mental Health Day. The space was invaded by suspicious men with suitcases, gentlemen/women exchanging top hats and newspapers, the world’sContinue reading “Out of Character: Reception”