Workshops & Learning

Rosemary Harris a degree in Drama from Australia's NIDA (National Institute of Dramatic Art), and an MA in Creative & Life Writing from Goldsmiths, and has studied Child Development at postgraduate level. 

Rosemary is a highly experienced educator, and has led workshops and delivered creative projects for BBC Proms, English PEN, the Royal Society of Literature, the Poetry Society, Creative Partnerships, Tate Britain, De La Warr Pavilion, Jerwood Gallery, Create (Arts), Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Australian Theatre for Young People, the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA, Sydney), and many other mainstream and SEN settings. 

Recently Rosemary set a  personal record by delivering projects for participants aged between 2 and 100 within one year.

For a list of organisations Rosemary has worked with, please see below:

 


2019 ROYAL SOCIETY OF LITERATURE, LITERATURE MATTERS AWARD 

Facilitator for Word Bridges creative writing workshops with English PEN

2018 BBC PROMS Ten Pieces Prom

Director/writer/workshop leader for Home, performance at Royal Albert Hall with Brave New Voices

2017-19 ENGLISH PEN Brave New Voices (young refugees/asylum seekers)

Co-ordinator, facilitator, and editor for two anthologies

2014-19 HALF MOON THEATRE

Facilitator CPD workshops creative writing and drama

2000-19 APPLES & SNAKES

Writing and performance workshop facilitator, educational, professional and community settings

2012-17 JERWOOD GALLERY, Hastings
Community education artist, schools workshops

2016 V&A MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD Conference
Britain’s Child Migrants: interpreting the past and remembering today

Visiting speaker on the development and writing of One Way Ticket

QUEEN MARY UNIVERSITY OF LONDON GradFest
Visiting speaker, Creative Ways of Sharing Oral History Testimonies seminar

2013-16 DISCOVER – CHILDREN’S STORY CENTRE, Catching Words project

Schools workshop facilitator and storybook writer

2012-15 NEW WRITING SOUTH

Creative Learning Team, writing workshops

2011 OFFICE OF THE CHILDREN’S COMMISSIONER, Do More Than Listen

Facilitator for workshops/ film commission on children’s experiences of the Family Justice Systém

2010-16 THE POETRY SOCIETY 

Visiting poet for schools workshops and 2013 Slambassadors Junior Slam 

2008-16 CREATE (ARTS) LTD

Drama and writing workshop facilitator
Offenders, young carers, vulnerable women’s and elders‘ groups

2008-15 DE LA WARR PAVILION, Bexhill on Sea

Schools workshops and facilitation team

2008-13 HASTINGS MUSEUM

Creative writing workshop leader
School workshops and interactive family activities

2007 TATE BRITAIN, Verbaleyes
Workshop leader for schools’ project, including performance & exhibition

TATE BRITAIN with MENTAL FIGHT CLUB

Creative writing workshop leader

2006-10 CREATIVE PARTNERSHIPS, London and Hastings
Drama and writing workshop delivery in primary and secondary schools

2001-2016 IMAGE IN ACTION, specialist drama-based SRE delivery

Project worker/workshop facilitator, SEN settings

1998-2001 ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY OF MUSIC & DRAMA (RSAMD), Glasgow

Acting tutor, Postgraduate Opera Studies

1997-98 SCOTTISH YOUTH THEATRE, Glasgow

Tutor, weekly workshops

1995-2001 NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF DRAMATIC ART (NIDA), Sydney

Tutor, Open Programme

1996-97 SYDNEY THEATRE COMPANY

Tutor, Schools’ Outreach Programme


1990-97 AUSTRALIAN THEATRE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE (ATYP), Sydney

Tutor, weekly workshops