Paul is a performer/workshop facilitator who trained at East15 Drama School and graduated in the BA Hons Community Theatre. He has various experience of working with young children of all abilities, disabilities and backgrounds, as well as non English speakers. His training within the specialist area of acting and facilitation alongside undertaking professional placements and employment experience from working with various companies has enabled him to run young people workshops.
He has used a variety of skills from drama, music and storytelling to encourage, build confidence and create a sense of self belonging in these young people. He holds an extensive skill set; including puppetry, circus, stage combat, storytelling, Commedia-del-Arte, African Drumming, samba, fire breathing and devising as well as voice and movement training.
He has worked on T.I.E tours, Forum theatre, playback performances, and street theatre; inter generational theatre and Reminiscence projects. I have been fortunate to be able run workshop facilitation projects in some amazing community settings; Future Schools, Paddington and Lister Schools, PRUs, Bullwood Prison, Discover, Harigey shed, Theatre Bugs, Glypt and Age Concern.
He has also performed at the National theatre, Stratford Royal theatre, Stratford Circus and Drury Lane.
Paul is trained in Helicopter Stories: Letting Imagination Fly as a Level 2 - Helicopter Deliverer. This means that Paul 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.