Mary Watkins

Mary has been creating theatre with young people for over 5 years. She studied Drama at Aberystwyth and followed this with an MA in Theatre Education at Goldsmith's College, London.

As well as working for MakeBelieve Arts, Mary runs drama programmes raising awareness of domestic violence for Tender, directs youth theatres, works on professional productions, creates workshops for schools and directs scratch performances of pantomimes and musicals for Greenbelt Arts Festival.

Mary is trained in Helicopter Stories: Letting Imagination Fly as a Level 2 - Helicopter Deliverer. This means that Mary is trained to team teach with early years practitioners in the classroom, introduce and deliver weekly helicopter sessions in-class, encourage practitioners, reflect on the practice and feed back their observations.