Charlotte Wright

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Bristol Based Drama Facilitator, Lamda Tutor and founder of The Dramatory; Specialising in Arts Education and using Drama and creativity to excite, entertain, Inspire and educate!

I am a Bristol based Drama workshop facilitator, Theatre Maker and Lamda Tutor with a keen interest in Youth Theatre and Participation work.

I am also the founder of ‘The Dramatory’; providing fun and afforable Drama workshops to Children and Young People in Bristol!

                                                                       www.TheDramatory.co.uk

Working with Children, Young People and Adults, I passionately believe in drama’s ability to educate, excite and inspire and recognise the benefits that both creativity and play can bring to Children, Young People and Adults alike!

 

I have been working as a Drama facilitator since 2013, and work / have worked with companies including;

Travelling Light Theatre Co, The Tobacco Factory, Rhubarb Speech and Drama School, The Story Cellar, Unique Voice CIC, Prime Theatre, Badminton School, Shield Road Primary School and Tockington Manor School.

 

Please get in touch if you might be interested in future projects and collaborations.

 

Employment

 

2016 – Present:          Drama Teacher & Lamda Tutor.

‘Rhubarb Speech and Drama School’ . Portishead, Bristol. 

Teacher & Lamda Tutor:  4-6, 7-9 and 10-16 Saturday groups.

PPA Drama Cover: at St Joseph’s Primary School. (Maternity Cover) 

LAMDA Tutor:  Tockington Manor School.

 

2016 – Present:       Company Founder and Drama Facilitator. 

‘The Dramatory’

As the company founder, I design and deliver Drama provisions for Children and Young people in Bristol, as well as manage the day to day running of the company. Current work includes;

Drama teacher and Lamda Tutor: Juniors 4-8 and Seniors 9+ . The Kathryn Hurley / Ruth Osborne School of Dancing, Wotton-Under Edge.

LAMDA Tutor: Tockington Manor School, Bristol.

Drama Teacher, in school Drama.  Shield Road Primary School Bristol.

 

2015 – Present:        Facilitator 4-6 Youth Theatre (2015-2017) & T-Lights After School Drama Club, Whitehall Primary School. (2016 – present)

‘Travelling Light Theatre Company’.

As a facilitator at Travelling light, I am involved in a wide range of projects. I currently lead our weekly Youth Theatre sessions for 4-6 year old’s and our T-Lights After School Drama Club at Whitehall Primary School, Bristol.

Previous projects include: Running the ‘After School Theatre making’ sessions at Oldfield School, Bath.

Aug 15 – Dec 15:       Drama Club Coordinator

‘Badminton School’.

As the Drama Club Coordinator at Badminton, I planned and delivered weekly Drama Club sessions for the girls that board at the school over the weekends. The focus was on improving confidence and integration skills, whilst encouraging the girls to engage with Drama and have fun! I have been asked to return next year to continue this post.

 

2014 – Present:          Participation Assistant

‘Travelling Light Theatre Company’.

As the Participation assistant, I work closely with the Participation Director, Creative Learning Officer and Youth Theatre Co-ordinator to ensure the smooth running of Travelling Light’s Youth Theatre.

My role is to assist with the delivery of our weekly Youth Theatre sessions, whilst providing general administrative support to the Youth Theatre Coordinator.

I also assist with our Louder than words sessions, a weekly session for young people with additional needs, and have extensive experience with working with our 4-6, 7-10, 11-13 and 14-19 sessions. 

 

2013 – Present:            Freelance Drama Facilitator.

Various.

As a Drama Facilitator, I plan and run Youth Theatre sessions, After School clubs and bespoke Workshops for Travelling Light Theatre Company, The Tobacco Factory, Prime Theatre (formally Sixth Sense) and Badminton School, with previous employment including Unique Voice CIC.

I am also an experienced workshop assistant, working with The Story Cellar and various projects through my Participation assistant role at Travelling Light; including Bristol Old Vic Young Company and Circomedia. 

 

 

Directing Work

2017:     So Far So Good, Director, Actor. The Watershed Bristol. 2017.

2015:     The 70’s Show, Director. Hanham Community Centre, Bristol, 2015.

2015:     ‘A Thousand Seasons Past’, Assistant Director. Bristol Old Vic Young Company, and Travelling Light Theatre Co Wapping Wharf, Bristol, 2015.

2015:     Futures by Jonathan Skinner, Assistant Director. The Wardrobe Theatre, Bristol 2015.

2014:     So Far So Good, Assistant Director. The Alma Tavern, Bristol. 2014

Education and Training

2017:                  Emergency First Aid at work. British Red Cross. 

2016:                  QA Level Three Award in Paediatric First Aid. Acorn Health and Safety. 

2016:                  Dyslexia Therapist (Distinction). International Open Academy. 

2016:                  O. A. Diploma in Child Behaviour.  Online Academies. 

2015:                 Introduction to basic Makaton. Child Speech

2015:                 Sensory Play Training. Bristol Playbus

2015:                 Safeguarding and Child protection training.  Bristol Children’s Safeguading board.

 2014:                  Disclosure Training. Unique Voice CIC.

2014:                  Autism Awareness Training. Unique Voice CIC.

2012 – 2013:      BA Hon’s Drama and Performance, 2:2 University of Worcester.        Specialising in Theatre and Education and Theatre and Disability.    

2012:                   Mask and the work of Jacques Lecoq, Bilbao Spain.  (Intensive week with Pablo Ibarzuela)

2010 – 2012:       Higher National Diploma in Acting and Theatre Making, Distinction. Filton College, South West Academy of Dramatic Arts.   

2011:                   Street and spontaneous performance, Novi Sad, Serbia. A week working with local Serbian travel and tourism students to create pieces of spontaneous street performances which we showcased in the streets of Serbia.

 

Conferences

2016:       Guest Speaker at Bristol Zoo Volunteer conference.

 Working with children and Young People in Guest (Customer) Service. 

 

Acting 

2017:                    So Far So Good. Clive, Clementine. The Watershed, Bristol. 

2016:                   Christmas Evie. Evie. The Fringe Files. St Werburgh’s Community Centre

2016:                   Planet of The Zers. Security Officer Enya. The Fringe Files. Avon One Act Festival Quarter Final. Backwell Playhouse.

2016:                    The Strange case of Locura Hall. Nurse Grey. Stones Throw theatre co and Lights Out Theatre co. Stoke Bishop Village Hall. 

 

 

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Portfolio

So Far So Good, The Watershed Bristol. Director – Actor.

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Set in the 1970’s ‘So Far So Good’ centres around one family and their Sofa! This fast paced nostalgic comedy looks at the values we place on objects, and the memories surrounding them. Written and directed by Jonathan Attwood, and Charlotte Wright. Performed at the Watershed Bristol 2017.

The 70’s Show – Director.

Portfolio image: Charlotte Wright - The 70's Show - Director.
This project, involved working with a local Community Theatre company to make a show celebrating the music, adverts and decade which was the 1970s. In September 2015.

A Thousand Seasons Past – Assistant Director.

Portfolio image: Charlotte Wright - A Thousand Seasons Past - Assistant Director.
This project was a collaboration between Travelling Light’s Youth Theatre and Bristol Old Vic’s Young Company to make a show performed at the Wapping Wharf site, Bristol.

Futures – Assistant Director

Portfolio image: Charlotte Wright - Futures - Assistant Director
This comtemporary comedy written by Jonathan Skinner and performed by Stones Throw Theatre company came to The Wardrobe Theatre Bristol, in May 2015.

So Far So Good – Assistant Director

Portfolio image: Charlotte Wright - So Far So Good - Assistant Director
This project, written and Directed by Jonathan Attwood was performed at ‘Scartch Night at the Alma’, Alma Tavern Bristol in July 2014.

So Far So Good, The Watershed Bristol.

Portfolio image: Charlotte Wright - So Far So Good, The Watershed Bristol.
Set in the 1970’s ‘So Far So Good’ centres around one family and their sofa!rnrnThis fast paced, nostalgic comedy looks at the value that we place on objects, and the memories surrounding them. (Age recommendation 15+)rn