Participant Info

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First Name
PENELOPE
Last Name
CHARTERIS
Qualification
BA(Hons), AGSM, FSTSD(Adj), FGS
Region
SOUTH EAST ENGLAND
County
WEST SUSSEX
Phone
01273 591324 / 07715 605044
Address
8 Colebrook Road, Southwick, Brighton
Post Code
BN42 4AL
Details
<h4>Availability: Full (International) 5 weeks</h4> <h4>Festivals (Sessions) in 2016: Sri Lanka Festival of Music, Dance & Speech (95)</h5> Born and educated in Brighton, where her parents ran a well known drama school, Penny received her full time drama training at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. She went straight into professional theatre and has appeared all over the UK and in many parts of Europe in theatre, films and TV. She became an examiner for Guildhall and a Federation Adjudicator over thirty five years ago and in these capacities has worked in Australia, Hong Kong, Sri Lanka (where she helped Joy Ferdinando establish the first ever Sri Lankan Festival) and Zimbabwe, as well as all over UK, Ireland, Germany and Spain. A festival competitor from an early age, Penny was Chairman of Springboard – Brighton & Hove Performing Arts Festival (which she organised for many years) and is President of the Sussex Festival of Performing Arts. She is the Membership Registrar and a Council Member of The Society of Teachers of Speech and Drama. She has given advisory lessons and workshops in most of the countries she has visited.