TEACHING EXPERIENCE AND WORK WITH YOUTH THEATRE
Greg Banks | | 07990 586575
BSc Hons economics, London University
Diploma Dance and Drama, Dartington College of Arts
PGCE with distinction, Rolle College, Exmouth
Experience post 1979:
Led International Theatre workshop in Scheersberg, Germany. Working on Edward Bonds ‘A narrow Road to The Deep North’.
Guest director/tutor at Dartington College of Arts...2 devising projects with students plus improvisation workshops
Numerous theatre workshops in schools during the 1980’s.
Guest Director, Cirencester F.E College ‘Hard Times’
Directed two Restoration productions at The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and ran a three week improvisation workshop.
Facilitated Community work for third year students at Rose Bruford.
Directed ‘Flies On The Wall’ Youth Theatre showcased at The National Theatre.
1991-1995 Worked as director/Writer at ‘Barnstorm’ a summer drama camp for young people in the Forest Of Dean.
1997-2003Guest Director for six years at the Bristol Old Vic Summer School.
Filton College- directed third year students in Caucasian Chalk Circle.
2003/2004 Directed two projects, ‘Ananse’ and ‘Red Red Shoes’ for Italia Conti theatre students.
2007/8 Performance Arts Course Leader at Stroud FE College
Director Youth Theatre Performance in Italy with 40, 10-15 year olds.
2013 devised and directed a performance with 16 year old pupils in danger of exclusion, Maidenhill School, Stonehouse, Stroud.
2016 Guest director for Youth theatre at Baths ‘Egg Theatre’. Devising one show and directing a production of Antigone.
Guest Director at Bath Spa University directing third year Students in a ‘Servant and two Masters’ and ‘Wind In The Willows’.
Working with Year Out Drama company in Stratford Upon Avon in 2913, devising new work and in 2019, workshopping and performing extracts from ‘Blood Wedding’.
References available from:
Kate Cross at The Egg Theatre , Bath.
Kerry Irvine at Bath Spa University.
Deborah Moody, Year Out Drama, Stratford.