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07714 657279
10 Bampton Drive, Cottam, Preston
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<h4>Availability: Full (International) 4 weeks</h4> <h5>Festivals (Sessions) in 2016:Wirrel Festival of Music, Speech and Drama (3), Workington Musical Festival (2)</h5> Festivals (Sessions) in 2017: Bingley Robertshaw Festival of Music, Speech and Drama (3), Dudley Festival of Music, Drama and Dance (3),Fleetwood Music and Arts Festival (1), Hazel Grove Musical Festival (3) Colin Snell is based in Preston and is the artistic director of the Parker and Snell Company, which is located on the Isle of Man and which runs workshops for adults and young people in television, film and theatre both in the Isle of Man and the UK. He is also a director and productions, both amateur, pro-am, professional and youth theatre, are staged regularly at the 850-seater Gaiety Theatre, Douglas, including the Theatre by the Lake, the Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal, the Buxton Opera House, the Grand Theatre, Blackpool and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. He is a graduate of the University of Newcastle upon Tyne (BA) and the University of Leeds (PGCE) and a former Head of English and Drama and Director of Drama in state and independent schools and an examiner and moderator for a number of national examination boards. He is a member of the Guild of Drama Adjudicators (GoDA) and regularly adjudicates one act and full length play festivals, an adjudicator member of the British and International Festival of Festivals, a member of the Society of Teachers of Speech and Drama and an examiner for the London Academy of Music and Drama (LAMDA) which has taken him across the UK and Ireland and as far as, most recently, Africa. He is an adjudicator for the Cheshire Theatre Guild's Full Length year-long festival, assistant secretary of the National Drama Festivals Association (NDFA) and a panel member of the George Taylor Memorial Prize for new writing (one act plays). He reviews amateur and professional theatre for a number of internet publications and became a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in 2009 for his work with young people in drama and theatre.