Over the course of the programme, teachers worked with cultural practitioners working in five different artforms. 

Year 1Year 2Year 3
SpringDramaVisual ArtsMusic
SpringDanceDanceVisual Arts

Creative Writing through the Arts Practitioners

Lucy Blazheva

Lucy is a registered Dance Movement Psychotherapist (MA, RDMP) and independent Dance Artist.

After undergraduate and post-graduate training at the Laban Centre, now Trinity Laban, Lucy went on to work in Community Dance Practice for over a decade. During this time, she has lectured at E15 Acting School and University Campus Suffol. She initiated partnerships with English National Ballet’s Dance for Parkinsons Programme, devised schemes of work for the Royal Opera House and successfully piloted The Prince’s Trust Dance and Education programme. Here, Lucy was later awarded funding to launch Dance in Children’s Hospices (EACH), following on from The Prince of Wales’ attendance during her open studios programme.

Lucy works within NHS settings as a psychodynamic dance movement psychotherapist and continues to facilitate dance in the community, educational and pre-vocational settings.

Meera Chaudha
Meera Chaudha
Visual Arts

Meera is a visual Artist facilitator and consultant.

She has worked in Education, Learning and interpretation in the cultural sector for 25 years.

She has worked with Museums, Galleries, and other Cultural organisations. These include The British Library, Tate, The National Maritime Museum and The National Portrait Gallery.

She has helped devise, deliver, and consult on Schools: Programmes, projects, workshops, training, resources, and evaluation.

Meera also works with Jean Campbell to provide arts-based training and consultation for Museum staff to develop anti-racist and decolonising practices. They have worked with staff teams at The Pitt Rivers Museum, The London Transport Museum, and the Museum of London.

She is currently a critical friend for Tate Schools and Teachers.

Other Practitioners where:

Drama – Sonia Hyams and Ross Bolwell-Williams

Film – Chris Whitney

Music – Beth Hyams-Edwards