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I am a highly experienced facilitator and trainer, who has worked across the UK and internationally.

My experience includes:

  • running creative workshops for young people and community groups for more than 25 years 

  • creating and facilitating artist development processes 

  • leading training for teachers and arts professionals

  • teaching in Universities across a range of disciplines

  • speaking at conferences and taking part in panel discussions. 

A black and white image of a group of people having a discussion in a theatre workshop

Photo: Keith Saha

Organisations I've worked with include: 20 Stories High, National Theatre, RSC, Theatre Royal Stratford East, Home, Everyman Playhouse, The Lowry, Contact, Arts Council England, British Council, HotDocs Toronto, University of Manchester, Liverpool John Moores University, University of Ulster, Children's Media Conference, Arts Marketing Association, ASSITEJ​.

Please contact me to discuss potential opportunities.


"Julia has an amazing way of provoking thoughts and facilitating ideas, which is why her workshops are so enjoyable. You feel really listened to and encouraged, as well as challenged - and I often leave with a new perspective."

Paislie Reid, Artist/ex-20SH Young Actors Company member, Liverpool.

"Thank you so very much for your time and generosity in sharing your passion about your work.  You are an inspiration!"

Kate Brown, Lecturer, County Sligo, Ireland

"I always love being in workshops run by Julia. her way of working is easy to understand, her energy always makes you feel at ease no matter the subject and her creativity astounds me every time."

James Cast, Actor/ex-20SH Youth Theatre member, Liverpool.

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