I am a freelance actress, tutor, director and producer with 40 years professional experience. I have a PGCE FE/HE having studied Acting at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. I have been working one to one with students for over 25 years. Many of my students are offered places on accredited Drama/Acting/Musical Theatre courses at Foundation, BA and MA level at the most prestigious drama colleges and universities in Britain and USA.
As a tutor/lecturer I have taught on BTEC in Performing Arts at Cardiff and Vale College,Contextual Studies/20th Century Theatre on BA (Hons) Acting at RWCMD and Theatre Workshop Tutor for The Young Actors Studio. I have led Audition Technique/Professional Practice workshops for BA Acting Course at Trinity College, Carmarthen and Disability Arts Cymru, ‘An Introduction to Shakespeare’ for The Actors Workshop and Contemporary Acting Techniques for Senior Acting Group at The Talent Shack, Cardiff. I have led Summer Schools for young actors and adult community groups at RWCMD, Plymouth Theatre Royal and for Remploy at Oldham Coliseum Theatre. I have led professional audition technique/casting workshops for Regan Management
As an actress I have been employed in theatre, film, television, radio and voiceovers. Highlights include Sherman Theatre, Hull Truck Theatre, Soho Theatre, Donmar Warehouse, Northcott Theatre, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Hijinx Theatre, and for Theatr Iolo, Theatr Na’Nog, Welsh Fargo Stage Company, Theatr y Byd, Grassroots Productions, Lucid Productions, Black Rat Productions, Roar Ensemble and Difficult/Stage. Television appearances include BBC series ‘Torchwood’,‘Tess of the D’Urbervilles’ ‘Casualty’ and ‘EastEnders’ and also ‘Coronation Street’ ‘Broadchurch’ and Hollington Drive for ITV, ‘Caerdydd’ and ‘Gwaith Cartref’ for Fiction Factory/ S4C. Films include ‘Good Arrows’ directed by Irvine Welsh, ‘High Tide’ by Long Arm Films, ‘The Followers’ and ‘Wild Geese’ both for Iris Prize Films and BAFTA award-winning film ‘Pride’ for Pathe Films. In 2021 I appeared in ‘The Witcher’ for Netflix and in 2022 political thriller ‘The Undeclared War’ written and directed by Peter Kosminsky for C4/Peacock, ‘Brassic’ for Sky and ‘The War Gamers’ for drama documentary channel, Curiosity Stream
As a director, I have worked on a range of productions for Cardiff and Vale College, Sherman Youth Theatre and Llanover Hall Youth Theatre. In 2012, I wrote, produced and co-directed ‘Fresh Apples’, adapted from short stories by Rachel Trezise. It was funded by National Theatre Wales and premiered at Tactile Bosch, Cardiff. I am a founder member of Be: spoken Theatre Company and directed ‘A Kind of Alaska’ by Harold Pinter for the company. I have also directed for Cwmni Theatr 3D and The Welsh Fargo Stage Company.
As a producer I am the founder member of Amici Films and in pre-production for a new short film ‘Open House’. I am also producing and appearing in ‘Shadowplay’ a new play by Katherine Chandler to be premiered in 2023 at The Other Room, Cardiff.