Elspeth Penny: educator, writer, director, producer
2005-2006: Playwriting and Directing tutor at Crediton Arts Centre, culminating in nine plays being performed.
2002-2004: Leader of new MA module in Narrative at Norwich School of Art and Design and team member for new MA in Animation and Soundscape. Playwright mentor/tutor, MA and BA level teaching. Arts Council funded artist-in-residence.
2004: Developing Creative Practice With Young People, a six-month programme for practitioners and teachers originated by Creative Partnerships Norfolk, Arts Council England East and Creative Arts East, in collaboration with ArtsEdEast.
Practical residency project at Costessey Primary School, in collaboration with artist Lys Flowerday on the theme of caves.
2003-4: Playwright mentor for 14-year-olds in North Walsham School, a Creative Partnerships project. The plays were directed by Patrick Morris of Menagerie Theatre.
2001-4: Script Reader for Screen East, Norwich and a Presentation trainer.
1999-01: University of East Anglia: Theory and Practice of Drama (BA); Working through movement (MA Text and Production);
Directing; Physical Theatre;
'Bring Alive your Writing' workshops for MA in Scriptwriting, MA in Text and Production, MA Theatre Direction and MA Theatre and Development.
2000: Bring Alive your Writing workshops for Eastern Playwrights.
1995: After show school workshops for London International Festival of Theatre.
1991-1993: Radio journalist, providing many packages for BBC Radio Bristol.