Australia

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ACADEMIC

Bachelor of Arts (University of Queensland)
Bachelor of Education (Griffith University)

TEACHING

Employed by Education Queensland in a range of state high schools, including regional and remote, including acting head of department roles. Currently employed part time as teacher and assistant head of department (student creativity project development). In 2015, I was awarded the English Teachers Association of Queensland (ETAQ) Peter Botsman Award for my work in supporting youth creativity.

ARTISTIC

2017


- ARTIST AND WRITER IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM- Producer and manager, Kelvin Grove State College English Faculty. 
- A MIDWINTER NIGHT'S DREAM; Director, producer, host, Kelvin Grove State College. 

- SLAMMED!; Project officer, producer, workshop facilitator, host, Queensland Poetry Festival.

- DISTANT VOICES; Tour manager, Queensland Poetry Festival, Goondiwindi.

- DAWN TO DUSK PROJECT; Mentor/co-director, Prod/Co-dir. Kristian Santic, Festival of Australian Student Theatre (QUT Kelvin Grove Campus: November 19th).

-PRESSURE GAUGE JOURNAL; Chief editor, www.pressuregaugepress.com
- THE SPACES BETWEEN: WRITING WORKSHOP; workshop facilitator, Queensland Writers Centre, Logan City Library.
- INTRO TO POETRY SLAM: WRITING AND PERFORMANCE WORKSHOP; workshop facilitator, Aquinas College, Southport.
- EURYDICE; writer, performer, Queensland Poetry Festival's Couplet, Brisbane Square Library.

2016

- SLAMMED!; Project officer, producer, workshop facilitator, host, Queensland Poetry Festival.

- FUTURE / PAST / PRESENT; Co-director, producer, host, Kelvin Grove State College, Anywhere Theatre Festival.

- THE NAME / FOR A DROWNED LOVE; Co-writer, director, performer, Anywhere theatre Festival.
- ARTIST AND WRITER IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM- Producer and manager, Kelvin Grove State College English Faculty. 
-PRESSURE GAUGE JOURNAL; Chief editor, www.pressuregaugepress.com

-SPEEDPOETS; producer and open mic host, South Brisbane 
- INTRO TO POETRY SLAM: WRITING AND PERFORMANCE WORKSHOP; workshop facilitator, Brisbane Independent School.
- INTRO TO POETRY SLAM: WRITING AND PERFORMANCE WORKSHOP; workshop facilitator, Kedron State High School, Kedron.
-BROTHER, HERCULES; author and performer, Wynnum Library.
- ON LOVE AND LETTERS; researcher, writer, performer, Old Government House, Brisbane.
- NO REVELATION; author and performer, Pocket @ Cardigan Bar, Sandgate.
-POETRY FOR PREPS; worship facilitator (prep / year 1 level)  Greenslopes State School. 
- MIC VS KG SCHOOL SLAM SHOWDOWN; producer, Music Industry College, Fortitude Valley.

2015 
-SCHOOL SLAM SHOWDOWN; producer and host, Visible Ink, fortitude Valley.
-SLAMMED!; Project officer, producer, workshop facilitator, host, Queensland Poetry Festival.
- WRECK / AGE; Co-author (w. Bill Moran) published by Alien Mouth. 
- ARTIST AND WRITER IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM- Producer and manager, Kelvin Grove State College English Faculty. 
- NO REVELATION; author and performer, The Little Prince, South Brisbane.
-SPEEDPOETS; producer and open mic host, South Brisbane .

CV

As an experienced teacher, arts worker, writer and performer,  I have a unique set of intersecting skills that have allowed me to develop innovative and unique projects to nurture young writers and performers.  I have experience in working directly with young people in workshop facilitation, creative direction and mentoring. I also have extensive experience in developing relationships across educational and artistic sectors, including mentoring of organisations and successful grant writing.