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Carl Woodward

Carl Woodward

Carl has an established history of working in youth theatre, & education settings delivering inclusive creative learning for all ages. You can check out the testimonials here. Over the years his writing has appeared in publications like Arts Professional, A Younger Theatre, The Big Issue, UK Theatre Magazine and Theatre and Performance Magazine.
On 16 March 2017 his article about Lyn Gardner’s Guardian blog being cut was published in one of the leading British online news portals inews.co.uk of The Independent Group
Carl has been working freelance with a variety of Arts organisations across the South West over the past five years including Theatre Royal Winchester, Dorset School of Acting, Salisbury Playhouse and The Mayflower Southampton. He is an Associate Lecturer at University of Chichester. Learning and participation is mainly what he does. He has an established history of working in youth theatre, delivering accessible creative learning opportunities for schools, colleges, universities.

Carl proudly serves as the Vice Chair of The Bournemouth and Poole Holocaust Memorial Day Committee and is a trustee for Dorchester Arts.

In 2015 he successfully founded Young Critics workshops in partnership with A Younger Theatre and regional theatres in the South West in 2015. Young Critics, was a series of workshop led by theatre critics for young writers who are interested in learning more about theatre writing and/or wished to pursue a career in the industry. It has been acknowledged as an industry-leading scheme.

Subsequently, Young Critics has been adapted as a full fledged Theatre Critique module, part of Musical Theatre Critique and Arts Journalism curriculum at University of Chichester.

You can check out the case study done by CultureHive on the Young Critics below:

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