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I am an actor, theatre maker and writer who has toured in the UK and internationally, most recently in a retelling of Macbeth by imitating the dog.

 

Born and raised in Wigan, I had early access to contemporary theatre through my dad's job. As a drama teacher for a local school he brought in small-scale touring companies, and at a early age I was exposed to Commedia dell'Arte, puppetry and physical storytelling.

 

At 18 I went into actor training at Bretton Hall, where I increased my interest in contemporary theatre and developed my devising skills, specialising in physical and applied theatre.

 

Shortly after graduating I joined imitating the dog for their show, Kellerman. Since then I have performed in and collaborated on a further nine shows, including playing Catherine Barkley in 'A Farewell to Arms' and Barbra in 'Night of the Living Dead - Remix' and am an Associate Practitioner with the company. 


Other notable work includes Lost in Memories by Wellcome Trust fellow Delia Muir. The co-devised show explores dementia as a health condition and the act of caring, drawing on a mixture of real life testimony and research.

In October 2022 completed my Creative Writing MA, on the scriptwriting path, with distinction at Manchester Writing School.

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