Andra Chelcea

Practitioner & Theatre Maker

Level
Junior
Location
United Kingdom
Availability
Locked Pro Plan feature
Professions
-

Projects

About me

Freelance Creative Practitioner & Theatre Maker with an infectiously positive attitude. Knowledgeable in performing, assistant directing, facilitating drama sessions for young people (including those with SEN) and coordinating workshops and events. Enthusiastic about making theatre in thought-provoking ways and motivated to inspire people through the Arts. Eager to be helping people in the Arts industry by offering general admin support, social media & Wordpress assistance and calendar management.

Skills

  • Events
  • Theatre
  • Acting
  • Festival
  • Event Organisation
  • Event Planning
  • Social Media
  • Theatre Performance
  • Teaching
  • Digital Marketing

Companies I’ve worked with

  • M

    Mercury Theatre Colchester

    • L

      LINES Languages

      • S

        Sibiu International Theatre Festival

        • P

          Parrabbola

          Work history

          Currently

          Sep 2017
          • Colchester, United Kingdom
          • Freelance

          2019

          Production Associate / Performer

          Parrabbola

          Apr 2019 - Jun 2019
          • Horning, Norwich NR12 8NJ, UK
          • Freelance
          • Production Associate and Performer for the "A Time To Gather Stones" - an outdoor community production. - Performing in the production as 5 different characters; - Assisting in the production of the play; - Creating props and set; - Carrying out different stage-management duties; - Assisting in the musical production and coordination of the play; - Creating and managing social-media coverage of the event (one actor creating live content during the performance); - Being the first point of contact between the cast and the creative team;

          2019

          Young Creative

          Pilot Theatre

          Nov 2018 - Mar 2019
          • Colchester, United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • - Finding innovative ways to interact with audiences beyond the production of Noughts & Crosses - Accessing the workshop and rehearsal period for the production and training; - Producing a film about local BAME people of Colchester; - Creating post-show and pre-show events at Mercury Theatre; As a result, we have created an exhibition that celebrates diversity and inclusion where we have interviewed local people from BAME communities and the organisations they work for (for example Refugee Action, Black History Month, etc). Moreover, we have organised a post-show Q&A with the cast, led by myself; and a couple of data collection forms and maps.

          2018

          Excursions Manager

          LINES Languages

          Jul 2018 - Jul 2018
          • Potters Bar, United Kingdom
          • Full Time
          • Responsibilities: - Arranging coach transportation, booking venues for excursion destination; - Creating itineraries for the excursions and providing research on the venues; - Holding pre-excursion meetings with teachers and residential staff to present excursion material & brief them on weekday excursions, including their duties and responsibilities on the day; - Ensuring that students are prepared for and get the most out of each excursion; - Collecting and recording excursion feedback from teachers, residential staff and students; - Ensuring all bookings are confirmed in the week prior to departure and that tickets have been booked for all students and staff attending;

          2018

          Sep 2017 - Sep 2018
          • Colchester, United Kingdom
          • Full Time
          • - Being the first point of contact for participants of theatre sessions and their parents and signing in all participants before sessions; - Promoting theatre and performance through a positive attitude; - Taking part in sessions, encouraging young people in their participation and supporting those who are disengaged; - Assisting practitioners during theatre sessions; leading games and warm-up activities & directing scenes when needed; - Assisting with collection of evaluation and feedback; preparing and submitting registers and reports before and after the session;

          2018

          Jul 2016 - Jul 2018
          • Colchester, United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • 2018, Assistant Director, TREASURE ISLAND, Filiz Ozcan; 2017, Assistant Director, LORD OF THE FLIES, Filiz Ozcan; + Performer as part of the Young Company;

          2016

          May 2014 - Jul 2016
          • Sibiu, Romania
          • Full Time
          • Responsibilities: - Coordinating, organizing and managing performing arts workshops dedicated to both students and professional performers; - Being the first point of contact for participants and practitioners; - Liaising with the workshop leader and providing necessary support for the session to run smoothly; - Compiling data and reports regarding the session, lists of participants, rehearsal spaces, different props used and updating them promptly; Creating timesheets; (MS Office) - Sourcing props, catering, and suitable locations for the workshops;

          2016

          May 2014 - Jun 2016
          • Sibiu, Romania
          • Full Time
          • Department: Workshops Responsibilities: - Coordinating, organizing and managing performing arts workshops dedicated to both students and professional performers; - Being the first point of contact for participants and practitioners; - Liaising with the workshop leader and providing necessary support for the session to run smoothly; - Compiling data and reports regarding the session, lists of participants, rehearsal spaces, different props used and updating them promptly; Creating timesheets; (MS Office) - Sourcing props, catering, and suitable locations for the workshops;

          Education

          2016

          Oct 2014 - Jul 2016
          • Sibiu, Romania

          2013

          N/A - Dropped out

          "Lucian Blaga" University

          Oct 2013 - May 2013
          • Sibiu, Romania
          • Theatre Studies/ Arts & Cultural Management