BEHIND THE MASK-a performative lecture by ANDY WATSON

9 Sep 2019 - 11:30

BEHIND THE MASK –a performative lecture by ANDY WATSON (MBE), Geese Theatre Company, UK



















Andy Watson trained in Paris at the Lecoq School of Mime and Physical Theatre, he joined Geese in 1997, and became Artistic Director in 2003. His work involves overseeing the artistic integrity of the company’s work, devising theatre performances for use in a wide variety of social welfare settings, and developing creative projects with people in prisons, secure hospitals and in the community. He regularly delivers staff training events for professionals working with vulnerable, marginalised and volatile populations. Andy has a particular interest in working with high-risk offenders, offenders with personality disorders and young people who engage in sexually harmful behaviour. Andy is currently the Vice Chair of the National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance, sits on the Women’s Prison Estate Advisory Board, and was appointed MBE in the 2018 New Year Honours for services to arts in the Criminal Justice System. 

The lecture will take place at Hiddingh Campus 9th September, 10.15-11.45am