CV

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recent experience

aug 2020 - present

FREELANCE VIDEOGRAPHY

Wipak UK Ltd.

London, England (remote)

  • Filming & editing video content for global sustainable eco-packaging corporation.

  • Copywriting, graphics and other assets on sustainability strategy, new industrial factory.

apr - jun 2020

FREELANCE CONTENT CREATOR

ToddlerTunez Ltd.

London, England (remote)

  • Creating visual assets: social media graphics & videos to promote online creative childcare & arts-based classes for ages 0-15.

  • Community management: monitoring, updating social media accounts to engage with followers & broaden reach.

  • Researching and compiling relevant resources to increase customer engagement.

  • Writing new script/copy for service descriptions.

feb 2020 - present

FOOD BANK & SOUP KITCHEN VOLUNTEER

Urban Community Project - Camden Mobile Food Bank

London, England

  • Food donation sorting and packing for families and individuals in need.

  • Food preparation for free meals to be distributed from Holborn / Camden People's Theatre.

Food for All

London, England

jan 2020 - present

VOLUNTEER FOOD WASTE HERO - SQUAD CAPTAIN 

  • Weekly food waste collection and redistribution.

  • Responsible for liaison between volunteers, store and OLIO.

OLIO

London, England

apr - dec 2018

FREELANCE DRAMA FACILITATOR

Carrot Cake Club

Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France

  • Facilitating play-based English workshops using drama, storytelling, music, arts and crafts with ages 7-10, 4-6 and infants with parents (ESOL).

  • Developing and teaching a new English Through Theatre programme at local Montessori School.

  • Weekly monitoring student progress and maintaining regular contact with parents, school principal and director to adapt programme to students' learning and social needs.

aug 2016 - 2017

TEACHER & PRODUCTION OFFICER

GROWHOUSE Ltd. in association with London Gifted & Talented

Hong Kong

  • Educational start-up engaging ages 4-15 through their bookstore and learning centre.

  • Teaching close examination of literature/film & creative assignments to nurture critical thinking skills, empathy, literacy and academic potential.

  • Differentiated learning framework and small-group learning for gifted children/those in need of additional support and engagement.

  • Daily lesson planning, evaluating and writing student assessments, curriculum development with teaching team of 4.

  • Responsible for all videography, photography and online content creation.

aug 2015 - 2016

FREELANCE VIDEO PRODUCER

Alpha Course HK

Hong Kong

  • Member of media team, conceptualising, shooting and editing videos for social media and events.

  • Meetings and videos in Cantonese and English.

oct - dec 2014

INTERN

(PROFESSIONAL PLACEMENT, RCSSD)

Covenant House International

New York City, USA 

  • Developing the Crossing Bridges Project, an applied theatre programme connecting homeless youth with Tony Award & Pulitzer Prize-winning artists/mentors to devise a festival performance.

  • Wrote market research report, communications strategy, guest facilitator handbook & schedules, planned the two-stage participant audition process.

  • Designed posters, festival invitations and Playbill programme.

  • See Projects page for more information.

apr - jul 2014

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT

Shakespeare4All Co. Ltd 

Hong Kong

  • Production assistant to director Dr. Vicki Ooi for Much Ado About Nothing at the Shakespeare in Asia Festival Gala performance.

  • Supervised cast of eighty students (aged 8-14) in HK local schools (ESOL/SEN).

  • Assisted main cast in blocking, rehearsals and BOH.

nov 2012 - feb 2014

MENTOR

IntoUniversity North Kensington

London, England

  • Supporting young people from disadvantaged backgrounds to attain either a university place or another chosen aspiration.

  • Fortnightly one-on-one mentoring to two individuals, aged 11 & 12 (ESOL). Academic, social and career development through goal setting, reading, drama games and vocal exercises, improving confidence and public speaking skills.

  • Providing pastoral support and guidance as needed.

education

2012 - 2015

ROYAL CENTRAL SCHOOL OF SPEECH AND DRAMA, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON

London, England

BA (Hons) Drama, Applied Theatre and Education

1st Class Honours

  • Studied how drama can be used in a range of community, health, social and education settings.

  • Focus included critical & cultural discourses relevant to applied theatre/performance; interplay between theory/practice, action/reflection (praxis); evaluation and reflection as a performer, facilitator and practitioner.

  • Developed in directing, collaboratively devising, performing (Minack Theatre, Cornwall), FOH/BOH, filmmaking.

  • Dissertation comparing the contemporary experience of intimacy on social media and in immersive theatre.

  • Elected SU International Officer for two years, responsible for international student affairs, events & representation.

2005 - 2012

International Baccalaureate // GCSE

KING GEORGE V SCHOOL

Hong Kong

  • IB Diploma subjects include Theatre Arts, Psychology, English, Mathematics, Biology and French, Extended Essay and Theory of Knowledge (37 Points).

  • GCSEs including English, Maths and Drama (Grades A* to C).

short courses & certifications

jul 2020

Fundamentals of Digital Marketing

GOOGLE DIGITAL GARAGE

Online

  • Google Ads, Analytics, SEO

  • Accredited by Interactive Advertising Bureau Europe and The Open University.

oct 2017 - jan 2018

French Language Course

CNED (Centre national d'enseignement à distance)

Online

  • Daily study of French comprehension, speaking and listening via online interactive course, prior to relocation to France.

  • CEFRL Level B2.

jan - mar 2017 

French Language Course

ALLIANCE FRANÇAISE

Hong Kong

  • Weekly study of French language (comprehension, speaking and listening).

  • CEFRL Level B1.

mar - jun 2016

Mandarin Chinese Language Course

BEIJING LANGUAGE AND CULTURE UNIVERSITY (BLCU)

Beijing, China

  • Immersive study of Mandarin Chinese Language.

  • Awarded 92/100 in Comprehension, Speaking and Listening.

skills

Microsoft Office / Google Docs: Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint (intermediate)

Adobe Creative Suite: After Effects, Photoshop, Premiere Pro (intermediate)

Final Cut Pro (basic)

Workshop facilitation (ages 0-18)

Basic CSS/HTML and data analysis (Excel)

Online tools: Canva, Later, Trello, Slack, Vimeo, Youtube

Lesson planning and implementation

languages

English (native)

Cantonese (basic)

French (conversational)

Mandarin (basic)

 
 
 

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