Selena Kelly
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Selena Kelly

Theatre Maker, Director, Writer, Workshop Leader, TeacherLondon, United Kingdom
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Selena Kelly
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Selena Kelly

Theatre Maker, Director, Writer, Workshop Leader, TeacherLondon, United Kingdom
About me
• Skilled theatre director – directed/assisted directed at The Gate Theatre, London, The Lion and Unicorn, London, The London International Mime Festival, The Lyric Theatre, Belfast, The Town Hall Theatre, Galway, Nuns Island Theatre, Galway, The Embassy Theatre, Swiss Cottage • Drama Specialist with teaching range from ages 3 up to and including adult level. • Enhanced DBS checked with15 years experience in the primary school education sector, working with children from Foundation Stage to end of Key Stage 2. • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. • Experience of managing budgets ranging from £200 to £50,000 • Good working knowledge of Q-Lab, iMovie, Final Cut Pro X editing software. • Proficient IT skills with good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Publisher, Outlook) and Interactive Whiteboard software such as Promethean and Smartboard. • Touch typing skills over 65 WPM – CEB certificate in typing. • Extensive knowledge of social media sites such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram • Excellent team leader and also comfortable working in a team environment. • Extensive experience of co-ordinating large groups of people as a result of working as a theatre director for twenty-two years. • Experienced workshop facilitator. • Experienced 11+ interview coach. • Experienced proof-reader and report writer. • Excellent interpersonal and customer relations skills • Proven ability to manage and supervise a team • A clear grasp of the English language, using this to write clearly, concisely and professionally • Excellent organisational skills • Strong ability to follow tasks through to completion • Outstanding attention to detail • Ability to accurately report and interrogate finances
Projects
  • UnReal City
    UnReal CityA Virtual Reality/Live Action experiment and collaboration between Access All Areas and dreamthinkspeak at The Battersea Arts Centre, London throughout March 2020
Work history
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    Creative EnablerAccess All Areas
    Lavender Hill, London SW11 5TN, UKFreelance
    Worked as a creative enabler supporting actors with learning disabilities from the start of the devising process right through to, and including the performance of a Virtual Reality/live theatre production of UnReal City, performed at The Battersea Arts Centre. This was a collaboration between Access All Areas, DreamThinkSpeak and All Seeing Eye. It ran throughout the month of March, but was sadly cut short due to Lockdown as a result of the Pandemic.
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    Workshop FacilitatorAccess All Areas
    138 Kingsland Rd, London E2 8DY, UKFreelance
    Provided workshops in Physical Theatre and Commedia dell'Arte to Adults with disabilities
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Skills
  • Theatre Directing
  • Playwriting
  • Workshop Facilitation
  • Drama Teaching
  • Producing
  • Stage Management
  • Filmmaking
  • Sound Editing
  • Team Leadership
  • Project Management
Education
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    Qualified Teacher Statuse-Qualitas
     - London, United Kingdom
    Achieved Qualified Teacher Status after completing a Graduate Training Programme at the Falcons School for Girls, Ealing, and Avondale Park Primary School, Latimer Road.
    The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama logo
    The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama logo
    Bachelor of Arts (BA) The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
     - London, United Kingdom
    2:1 BA Hons Degree Theatre Practice (specialising in Directing, Dramaturgy and Playwriting
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