Who am I?

I trained at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama and have over 30 years experience of working in the arts. After graduating, I toured with a variety of companies in UK and Eire before setting up my own company, Moonshine Dance Theatre, in my home town of Hull. As Artistic Director I created and produced 8 shows which toured locally and nationally including ‘Nellie’ the story of my grandma’s childhood growing up in Hull’s fishing community in the 1930’s.

I moved to Norfolk in 1998 to take the post of Director of Sheringham Little Theatre, followed by a number of positions in Arts Management in East Anglia. I became a full-time Arts Practitioner in 2015.

I am a passionate advocate of the arts and its power to change lives. In 2016 I qualified as an NLP Practitioner and Hypnotherapist and combined these skills with that of a creative practitioner to offer bespoke one-to-one and group sessions with a focus on using the power of creativity and playfulness to bring positive life changes.

I endeavour to create performances and films that are thought provoking and personal. My work is often, but not always, autobiographical and whilst it often focuses on difficult subjects, my aim is that is always hopeful, quirky and embedded in humour.

Here is a documentary about me and my work: