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I am Prinicipal of The Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts (PQA) in Weston-super-Mare.
I am Principal of The Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts (PQA) in Weston-super-Mare.
I am a graduate of Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance where I gained a Ba(Hons) in European Theatre Arts. Following my studies, I am became a freelance performer, theatre-maker, drama facilitator and director. I am also a co-founding member of the theatre company, The Dead Iconics.
I previously studied at South West Academy of Dramatic Art, in Bristol and gained a distinction in HND Acting and Theatre-Making.
I love the arts, and am particularly interested in visual theatre. I am inspried by lots of experimental, theatrical work, including works by Ariane Mnouchkine, Katie Mitchell, Robert LePage and companies such as Smoking Apples and 32 Rue Vandenbranden. My influences from film include work by Wes Anderson.
Please feel free to contact me with any questions about PQA.