CPD & Work

Alexander Technique/ Collaborative Theatre

2017/ 2018

Running an Alexander Technique workshop for Performing  Artists at The Actors Centre, Tower Street, London.

Running a Six Week Alexander Technique Workshop for Actors ~ The Theatre Workshop at Brighton & Hove High School

Running an Alexander Technique Workshop for Young Musicians ~ Roedean School

Running a Two Day intensive Alexander Technique for Actors Workshop at The Drama School, Mumbai, India

Adapting from Real life situations~ Annie Fitzmaurice

Playing the Mask ~ John Wright

R&D week ~ The Wardrobe Ensemble

One Day Alexander Technique Intensive Workshop for Performers at The Actors Centre, Tower Street, London ~ Sara Khoroosi 

Alexander Technique Workshop with graduates, The London School of Musical Theatre – Judith Kleinman (Royal College of Music)

Foundation Course for Young Musicians, Arts Ed College, London ~ John Hunter/ Penny O’Connor/ Peter Buckoke/ John Crawford/ Tony Cross

Four week Alexander Technique placement with Musical Theatre Students, Associated Studios, Barons Court, London ~ Penny O’Conor

Running an Introductory Workshop into the Alexander Technique ~Jehan Numa Palace Hotel, Bhopal, India

CPD day Working with Singers, The London School of Musical Theatre – Penny O’Connor, Dorothea Magonet, Lyndsay Wagstaff, Patrick Ardagh-Walter, Niamh Dowling

Six Week Alexander Technique Course for Actors ~ Actor’s Centre, Tower Street, London, Sara Khoroosi



Private one-to-one Alexander Technique Mentor Sessions x 6

(via MA Ensemble Theatre, Rose Bruford)

John Hunter

Workshop for Alexander Technique Teachers at The Constructive Teaching Centre, Imperial Wharf, London

John Nicholls

Workshop on the work of Miss Goldie and Inhibition, Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany

Penelope Easton

Post Graduate Alexander Technique Teaching at The Brighton Alexander Technique College

Carolyn Nicholls


Finalist in the Times National Student Drama Festival Big Script competition at Soho Theatre for Smear directed by Mike Bradwell
Pseudo- Sarah Scovell

Workshop with Belarus Free Theatre

Larry Lynch

Workshop with Playwright Howard Barker

Complicite Workshop: Acting, Play and the Ensemble at the National Youth Theatre / Mick Barnfather

Paines Plough Workshop Acting in the Round Hackney Downs Studios
Sean Linnen

Paines Plough Theatre Writing and Production workshop at The Pavilion Theatre, Brighton
James Grieves/ George Perrin

Screenwriting (Short) at Lighthouse Brighton
Julie Everton

Screenwriting Alternative Narrative Structure for Screen Script Factory at Soho Theatre
Rob Ritchie

Screenwriting Feature WiDE (Women in Digital Entertainment) Awarded further Training Bursary



Postgraduate Refresher Brighton Alexander Technique College

Carolyn Nicholls/ Ron Colyer

Skilled Consciousness Directing and Touch.
Missy Vineyard (USA)

Communicating Traditional Means in a Modern Way.
An Alexander Technique workshop looking at the how and why approach to Integration and ‘going up’.
John Nicholls (UK/USA)

The Art of Breathing
Deepening the Alexander technique through Breathing Awareness
Jessica Wolf (USA)

Somatic Experiencing and The Alexander Technique
Betsy Polatin (USA)

Healing Brain Trauma with The Alexander Technique
Kitty Breene (USA)

Understanding Neutral Posture through Working with Horses.
Elizabeth Reese (USA)

The Dart Procedures and the Evolution of Movement
Robin Sims

The Embodied Mind Project: Building a Global Dialogue between Alexander Technique Teachers and Researchers with Rachel Zahn

Plenary Sessions

Michael Gelb, How to Think like Leonardo da Vinci/ Principles and Practices of Entrepreneurial Success for Alexander Technique Teachers/ Bringing it all Together

Jack Stern, Head-Neck Relationship/ A Pain in the Neck…An Anatomical Review of the Cervical Spine/ Things you always wanted to ask a Spine Surgeon but were Reluctant to Ask

Niall Kelly, Who Changes the Change Agent?

Robert Britton, Forward and Up into the Future

Rome Earle, Public Interview

Judith Stransky, Public Interview

Galen Cranz, Anatomy of Sitting

Ted Dimon, The Supreme Art of Education

(All of the above took place at the Tenth Alexander Technique International Congress at the University of Limerick 2015)


The Performing Self: The Spoken Voice for Actors and Musicians Who Use Speech at Arts Educational Schools
John Hunter, Dorothea Magonet, Penny O’Connor, Gilly Sharpes

‘Hands Off’ Teaching Alexander Technique to Actors and Groups STAT Student Network
Lee Warren

Thinking In Activity STAT Student Network at Soho House, London
Lucia Walker

Alexander Technique and Non Violent Communication at Soho House, London STAT Student Network
Bridget Belgrave

The Emotions Toolbox (online)
Penelope Easten

Six Observational Master Class Lessons
Carolyn Nicholls

Student Member of the STAT TCC: Society of the Teachers of The Alexander Technique Training Course Committee (2013-2015)

Further CPD/ Qualifications/ Placements

BA (Hons) Fashion Central Saint Martins 2:1

ACT Diploma (Trinity Guidhall ATCL Performing Speech and Drama) Winner of Lionel Bart Scholarship

BTEC Diploma Art & Design (Distinction) West Kent FE College

PADI (Open Water)

RYA Level One Sailing

Experienced Horse-rider

Founder Member and Director of Theatre Company Tanglehead Productions (2010-2015)

Adult SEN Drama Facilitator for ACT Brighton and BHCC at Wellington House Brighton

Meditation Weekend Workshop Bodhisattva Kadampa Meditation Centre, Brighton

Transcendental Meditation Course, Brighton TM Centre ~ Mark Heath

Polyphonic Singing, Deli Studios, London ~ Emma Bonnici

Teenagers Translated 2 day workshop with Teen Counsellor Janey Downshire

NLP Foundation Weekend 2 day workshop with Toby and Kate McCartney

Motherhood; The Unspeakable Unspoken: Theatre Development workshop assistant with Writer/ Director Joanna Rosenfeld

Fashion Assistant at The Face Magazine/ Jonathan Saunders/ Arena Homme Plus

Voluntary Work

Emmaus, South Norwood, Shop Assistant. Talking Newspaper for the Blind, Brighton. Terence Higgins Trust, Brighton, Receptionist. Emmaus, Brighton & Hove, Shop & Emporium

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