I'm an Artist, let me in! showcased the work of five artists with learning disabilities to 45 potential employers and artistic collaborators.  The showcase formed part of Go inc to work, Spare Tyre's assisted employment programme for artists with learning disabilities wanting to make the transition into paid work in the performing arts. 

Ellie is multi-talented performer and writer.  She draws on her own life experiences to create powerful, challenging work.  She is an excellent workshop leader.  Her most recent work was radio play, A Gameshow with a Twist, created in partnership with BBC Radio Drama.  Ellie's piece, An Ordinary Woman, which draws on her own experiences of being a wheelchair user, featured in I'm an Artist, let me in! at the Roundhouse Studio Theatre on 25th May 2010 and toured to the New Diorama Theatre in October 2010.  Ellie also performed An Ordinary Woman at various events such as a club night for Corali, an awards ceromony for Volunteer Centre Lambeth and a social for Keyring Housing during 2011.

Work Experience

  • A Gameshow with a Twist, a radio play created in partnership with BBC Radio Drama, 2010

Ellie has devised for and performed in the following productions:

Ellie has been an Assistant Workshop Leader at the following venues:

Charlton School, Greenwich 2009
Unity disability arts festival, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff 2008
Qualifications

Entry Level and Level One inc.Theatre Skills Courses, accredited by OCN, completed 2008
Participated in Go inc to work, assisted employment programme for artists with learning disabilities, 2008-2010