Sustaining a career in the dramatic arts is notoriously precarious, however Rebecca is a successful actress, senior lecturer and Dramatherapist.
Join us as Rebecca shares her journey and considerable experience gained through drama training, as a soap opera and hospital drama actress, in theatre, as a senior lecturer and arts and health professional.
Her work as a Dramatherapist is extensive and includes client groups ranging from acute mental health, gangs in schools, violent offenders in forensic settings, the rehabilitation of female ex -offenders.
With insights into the opportunities available to performers working in arts therapy and education today the talk will inspire you to persevere with your craft.
Perfect for performers and artists alike working on their own projects and also developing their practice in a health or educational setting.
This is a FREE ticketed talk. Booking is essential to ensure your place.
About Rebecca Blake
Rebecca Blake MA, is a Permanent Lecturer at Roehampton University on the Dramatherapy MA. With an extensive career as an actress, including as a lead character in a soap opera and a hospital drama.
She has worked in professional theatre companies such as the Shakespeare’s Globe and the Bush Theatre. As a Dramatherapist and facilitator she has worked on theatre projects leading to performance with the Clean Break theatre company who focus on the rehabilitation of female ex offenders. She has also worked with PIP and Paddington Arts Centre, running a theatre company for adults with learning disabilities for over 3 years.
Rebecca is a Health Professional and a qualified Dramatherapist.