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Debby Turner | Elance
 
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Debby Turner

Freelance Writer/director
   United Kingdom
  |   London, Barnet

Overview

I trained as an Actress and Director at Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama where I gained a B.A Hons Degree in Theatre Arts and an M.A in Theatre and Performance Studies. I have taught in a Drama school in Athens in Greek, run a Theatre in London. I have written and produced plays. I have just completed a Faber course in novel writing with Gillian Slovo. I am now a script reader for Out of Joint Theatre Company and developing an online creative writing class business. I am looking for script reading/ writing and consultancy work....

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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (UK Version)
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English
UK English Basic Skills Test
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English Grammar
Online Writing
Report Writing

Service Description

Script reading and reports: I read plays or novels and give detailed reports on character, structure and language.
(I am script reading plays for" Out of Joint "Theatre Company ongoing)

Consultancy work : Having 13 years of experience as a Head of Drama and Media, I advise Theatre Companies how to support education in schools with online interactive projects and packs. (Clients include: OJO Theatre Company and The Complete Works Theatre Company)

Creative writing: I write articles and scripts and novels

Just completed Faber course with Gillian Slovo and completing novel.
Wrote screenplay as part of script development course at the Script factory
Wrote "Sustainable Bodies" which was part of a six country festival called "Citizens on Stage " funded by the British Council with the movement direction from Joyce Henderson


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Employment

king Alfred school
Head of Drama and Media
1998 - 2011
Implementation and day-to-day running of Phoenix Theatre. An 80-seat Theatre attached to the school Writing and implementation of Phoenix Theatre business plan Creation of brand identity and...
The Brit School
Drama Teacher
1995 - 1998
Drama Teacher/ Teaching BTEC performing Arts, work experience co-ordinator Research and development of Avant Guarde performances including a re-working of Ionesco's Rhinoceros
University of Birmingham
Teach M.A students in Greek (Brecht)
1996 - 1996
seminar on Brecht for Greek M.A Students
Cosmo World (Athens)
Course creator
1994 - 1995
Course Creator teaching undergraduate Drama students Acting/ Voice and Play writing skills in Greek
Fotiathi Drama school, Athens
course creator
1994 - 1995
Course Creator teaching undergraduate Drama students Acting/ Voice and Play writing skills in Greek
Yannokpoulou private school
Teacher
1991 - 1994
Teaching English and Drama up to proficiency level and directed plays in amphitheatre
Professional actress / director
various
1986 - 1991
DIRECTING EXPERIENCE 2011 June Phoenix Theatre Charlie 2011 May Phoenix Theatre Warrior Square 2010 June Phoenix Theatre The Maids 2009 June Phoenix Theatre Can't Pay Wont Pay 2008 June...

Education

Rose Bruford College Of Speech and Drama
M.A Theatre and Performance studies
- 2002
Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama
B.A Hons Theatre Arts
1983 - 1986

Keywords

script reading
writing articles
editing
consultancy.
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