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Claire Patrick

Claire Patrick is a drama and theatre practitioner specialising in workshops for young people aged 8-18. Claire enjoys working on social, emotional and citizenship topics, using drama, role-play, improvisation and forum theatre to explore the world from different perspectives.

Claire is the artistic director of the Cornwall-based educational theatre company Play It Again Theatre Company who create touring issue-based theatre for young people and their families.  In addition to issue-based theatre, Claire loves to deliver workshops and/or drama clubs which focus on particular theatrical styles including Commedia d’ell arte, Shakespeare, Pantomime and many more! As an experienced theatre director, Claire can also direct school productions or support schools with entering drama festivals and competitions.

To find out more about Claire and Play it Again Theatre Company please visit www.playitagain.org.uk

Recent projects                                                                                                                                                

Internet Safety Theatre Project: creative exchange drama workshops with schools, youth centres and grandparents with a focus on developing script, character and poetry (2011)

‘Binge!’: Tour of  issue-based play and drama workshop for 13-16 yr olds  to local secondary schools and arts centres (2010 /2011)

St Cleer Pre-School Drama Project: creative facilitator of the Spring play (2011)

‘Can You Hear Me?’: tour of anti-racism play for 8 to 12 year olds to local primary schools and arts centres  (2010)

Sterts Theatre: workshop facilitator for school holiday drama workshops (2010/2011)

Callington Community College Personal Enhancement Tutor: drama workshops with year 8 exploring issues surrounding binge drinking (2010)