JSW Creative’s Sophie Watkiss is working in Partnership with with Arts Engagement Consultant Jennifer Fordham, AXA PPP Healthcare Ltd and the Assembly Halls Theatre to pilot a one day training workshop for young people. ‘Presenting Yourself’ will support Year 12 students from Skinners Kent Academy in developing empoyability and life skills through theatre based training more
JSW Creative is working in partnership with the Donmar to pilot new interactive digital learning resources to accompany the theatre’s productions. Materials on THE VOTE, a play for theatre and television created by James Graham and Josie Rourke, TEMPLE by Steve Waters and SPLEDOUR by Abi Morgan, are available to download at http://www.donmarwarehouse.com/discover/resources
Congratulations to the young people at Combe Bank School who received unprecidented results in their recent London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art examinations in communication skills. Under Sophie’s guidance, 80% of the group achieved passes with distinction, and 20% achieved passes with merit.
Sophie is delighted to be working as part of a small team developing the corporate training provision offered by the Old Vic Theatre (London)
To accompany the Donmar’s major revival of Arnold Wesker’s modern classic, ROOTS, Donmar Education is once again running their highly successful ‘Take the Stage’ project during the autumn term 2013, which will be project managed by JSW Creative.
JSW Creative is now a registered centre for Trinity College London’s and Arts Council England’s Arts Award, See www.artsaward.org.uk for further details about the award.
To download the education resources created by JSW Creative in collaboration with Cactus Productions, visit www.greatexpectationstheshow.com/education.php
The Donmar has commissioned JSW Creative to design their new ‘Behind the Scenes’ information guides which will accompany future productions. Packed with images, interviews and practical exercises, ‘Behind the Scenes’ will further enhance the Donmar’s commitment to education. Look out for the forthcoming production of JULIUS CAESAR where the first edition of this new guide more
To accompany Phyllida Lloyd’s all-female production of JULIUS CAESAR, the Donmar is bringing together a group of powerful and successful women with a group of teenage girls to address the question: what is ambition? Sophie is an advisor on content design and delivery for the project, which will take place from December 2012 to January more
JSW Creative launches the new academic year by working in partnership with the creative team working on the Donmar’s production of BERENICE, devising and delivering the accompanying education programme.