A DIVERSE AND DYNAMIC WORKSHOP LEADER, ELEANOR BLENDS CREATIVE EXPRESSION WITH RIGOROUS RESEARCH PRACTICE, SACRED RITUAL WITH EMBODIED EXPERIENCE AND STRENGTHENING COMMUNITY FOR PERSONAL AND COLLECTIVE TRANSFORMATION.
WHAT SHE DOES
STORYTELLING AND WORLD FOLKTALE
Eleanor leads work in the art and craft of storytelling, how to access the meaning embedded in ancient folktale and how to craft contemporary and personal responses for powerful telling.
CONNECTION TO NATURE WITH MYTH & RITUAL
STORY DREAMING WORKSHOPS
As part of her ongoing research, Eleanor leads workshops on the practice of story as vision quest, stimulating the imagination and the language of symbol to access the collective unconscious, blowing open the imaginative possibilities to roam in lands that run alongside our own. These workshops look at the robust practice of enlivening inspiration while honing sensitivity to our inner landscapes to create shared mythscapes that bind us closer to each other.
WHERE SHE DOES IT
Eleanor has led workshops for: The RCA, Theatre Royal Winchester, Theatre Royal Plymouth, Theatre Studio London, 1927, The Heroine Project Presents, the University of Santa Barbara, the Hong Kong Arts Festival, Beijing Opera House and for the British Council in Jordan, Spain, Georgia, Israel, Ukraine and China.
She is an associate trainer at the fabulous Asha Centre, leading courses in diverse educational and creative practice with young people from across the world in partnership with Erasmus + and the Lila Poonawalla Foundation.
She is an assistant facilitator for Dr Kath Burlinson’s ‘Authentic Artist’ workshops and a member of Pathmakers, a training course for creative facilitators run by the Authentic Artist Collective (CIC).
THE SHADOW TRAVELLER WORKSHOPS
Eleanor and Zoie lead workshops in The Shadow Travellers’ unique approach to story creation using improvising techniques to access personal truth and deepen relationship to symbol and metaphor.
EDEN’S CAVE WORKSHOPS
Alongside Artistic Director Henry McGrath, Eleanor leads workshops for Eden’s Cave that focus on excavating personal freedom and embodied performance practice.
In association with The Asha Centre, Eleanor and Henry are beginning a 10 month research journey into creative practice to strengthen community systems with the EVS volunteers as The Asha Centre.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: www.edenscave.org