Participant Info

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First Name
COLIN
Last Name
SNELL
Qualification
BA PGCE
Region
NORTH WEST ENGLAND
County
LANCASHIRE
Phone
01772 720395
Address
10 Bampton Drive, Cottam, Preston
Post Code
PR4 0WL
Details
Availibility: Full (International 4 weeks) Festivals (Sessions) in 2018: Galloway Music Festival (10), Darlington Festival for Peforming Arts (2), Southport Music Festival including Speech and Drama (2). 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 and 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 Univesity 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 Federation of Festivals, a member of The Society of Teachers of Speech and Drama and an examiner for LAMDA which has taken him across the UK and Irelandand as far as, most recently, Africa. He is an adjudicator for the Chehire 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 Prixe 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.