Heidi Taylor-Wood
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Heidi Taylor-Wood

Creative Producer/ Project CoordinatorManchester, United Kingdom
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Heidi Taylor-Wood

Creative Producer/ Project CoordinatorManchester, United Kingdom
About me
Motivated by opportunities for change-making for people and communities. Inspired by culture, music, and expression with a commitment to consciously embedding inclusion at the core of my practice. Ambassador for high-quality training within the arts with a passion for alternative, self-led education and personalised self-development pathways. Actively looking for opportunities to use my natural curiosity and problem-solving approach to make an impact in the world.
Projects
  • PLAYTIME for Adults
    PLAYTIME for AdultsI developed the concept for an event at Whitworth Art Gallery for their Thursday Lates summer programme which invited adults to express their inner child through a variety of workshops.
  • MIF Originals Podcast
    MIF Originals PodcastI project coordinated MIF's first podcast series, giving various artists programmed during the 2019 Festival–some of whom included Philip Glass and Tania Bruguera–a space to explore what originality means to them.
Projects credited in
  • Manchester International Festival
    Manchester International FestivalManchester International Festival (MIF) is a biannual arts and culture festival featuring original and innovative work from some of the biggest artists in the world, from dance to theatre to digital VR experiences. MIF19 featured artists such as Yoko Ono, Skepta, Janelle Monáe, Idris Elba and David Lynch. I worked as part of a small in-house design team for 6 months leading up to the launch of the festival, working on all visual output; including outdoor campaigns, identity for different shows,
  • Gallery volunteer
    Gallery volunteerOver the summer I volunteered for The Whitworth Gallery's Splash Studio; which encouraged children aged 0-5 to engage in sensory play.
Work history
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    Production ManagerVarious
    United KingdomFreelance
    Experience working across music, live art, and immersive dance with clients including SICK! Festival and EDIFICE Dance Theatre to ensure the efficient running and health and safety of multifaceted performances. Duties include risk assessment and mitigation, managing teams, audience management, and creative attention to detail.
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    Stage ManagerVarious
    United KingdomFreelance
    Work on various independent shows with extremely high satisfaction from clients, performers, and crews. Recent work has included managing various cabaret performances at venues including Albert's Schloss, Kendal Calling, and Royal Exchange Theatre.
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Skills
  • Communication
  • Project Management
  • Project Co-ordination
  • Community Projects
  • Live Music
  • Stage Management
  • Creative Producing
  • Producing
  • Cultural Projects
  • Education
Education
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    Alternative Art SchoolIslington Mill
     - Salford, United Kingdom
    The peer-led, alternative art school invites attendees to experiment, question, enquire, and translate arts education into something viable and meaningful in the real world through collaborative learning.
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    UAL Level 3 Art Foundation CourseStockport College
     - Stockport, United Kingdom
    I graduated with Distinction from this course.