Participant Info

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First Name
STEPHEN RICHARD
Last Name
OWEN
Qualification
BA(Hons) BA(Ed) MA MEd FRSA FESB FLCM LRAM LGSM LTCL LLCM(TD) LLAM(Hons)
Region
EAST MIDLANDS
County
DERBYSHIRE
Phone
0777 857219
Address
53 Clowne Road, Barlborough, Chesterfield
Post Code
S43 4EH
Details
Availibility: Full provided enough notice is given (International 3 weeks) Festivals (Sessions) in 2018: Mid Somerset Festival (7), Carlisle and District Music and Drama Festival (10), Dudley Festival of Music, Drama and Dance (4), Newry Musical Feis (12), Alderley Edge Festival (2), Northampton Eisteddfod (7), Sri Lanka Fstival of Music, Dance and Drama (35), Suffolk Festival of Performing Arts (10), Royal Wootton Bassett Arts Festival (4) Stephen trained as a teacher of Drama, Speech and Movement at Trinity and All Saints' College, University of Leeds. After qualifying, he then studied for a number of years with Eleanor Rutherford, passing specialist teaching and performance diplomas in all aspects of Speech and Drama studies. As well as being responsible for the drama curriculum in the schools where he worked, he also taught students of all ages and abilities privately, from complete beginners to Licentiate (RAM) and Fellowship (LCM) level. He became an examiner for The English Speaking Board and The Poetry Society and adjudicated at many festivals throughout the country. In 1985 he was appointed to the headship of a primary school in Derbyshire, an experience he thoroughly enjoyed for the next twenty-two years. It was during this period that he became a Religious Education inspector for the Roman Catholic diocese of Hallam. After retring from school in 2007 he was appointed as an examnier for LAMDA and also resumed his work as an adjudicator for The British and Internationl Federation of Festivals. When not examining or adjudicating, Stephen's leisure time consists of seeing as many plays and operas as possible and also teaching his young grandchildren to swim properly and ride bikes (without stabilizers).