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Kat Beaty

Bigfoot CV

DBS Number: 001482838851

Issued: 14 April 2015

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A bit about me…

I am a creative and driven facilitator, who truly believes in the benefits of learning through theatre, particularly for young people. I specialise in drama and music, and use these skills to bring everyday classroom topics to life. As an adaptable facilitator I can tailor activities to suit any group, and my infectious enthusiasm encourages young people to engage, to imagine, and to uncover new levels of learning and creativity within themselves.
As well as facilitating, I am an actress and singer (specialising in musical theatre, contemporary and light opera) with natural movement skills and rhythm. I creative writing and storytelling, and enjoy using puppetry and mask in my work
My art specialisms…

  • Play in a day

  • Secondary PSHE Trained

  • Mantle of the Expert

  • Story Tree Stories

  • Modern Foreign Languages (French)

  • Music (flute, singing and basic drumming and beats)

  • Contemporary Singing

  • Musical Theatre

  • Light Opera

  • Shakespeare

  • Inclusive Story Telling

  • Creative Writing
  • Puppetry

  • Mask

Me as a professional artist…

  • As an actress, I have appeared in several short films, pantomime, site-specific theatre and rehearsed readings for TV pilots

  • Lead soloist in several light operas (roles include Mabel in ‘Pirates of Penzance’, Yum Yum in ‘The Mikado’, Gianetta in ‘The Gondoliers’ and Orestes in ‘La Belle Helene’)

  • Pandemonium Drummer/Marshall in the Opening and Closing Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games

  • Shield Drummer at the Champions League Final 2013, Wembley

  • Singer for wedding ceremonies and other events

  • Screenwriter, two short films for the charity ‘Quit’ and their ‘Smoke Free Family Christmas’ campaign

Me as an experienced facilitator…

  • Director, Bigfoot South West Summer School (Exeter)

  • Spotlight Facilitator, Mask and Puppetry, Bigfoot Arts Education

  • Story Tree Facilitator, Bigfoot Arts Education

  • Mantle of the Expert Facilitator, Bigfoot Arts Education

  • MFL Facilitator (French)

  • Director, Musical Theatre summer courses, Chiswick Holiday Courses

  • Youth Presenter Advisor for ‘Quit’, a charity encouraging young people to choose not to smoke

  • Director, Musical Theatre Courses at Chiswick Holiday Courses: choreographing movement and teaching songs and dances to groups of young people

  • Project Coordinator, Bigfoot Arts Education Summer School
  • Actor/Facilitator, Bigfoot Arts Education Secondary PSHE Programme

  • Assistant Director, Bigfoot Arts Education Summer School

  • Science presenter, Mother Nature Science: delivering school holiday science camps, science parties and school workshop days.

  • Workshop facilitator, Freshwater Theatre Company

  • Drama and Music facilitator, Theatrebugs

  • Workshop facilitator, Bigfoot Arts Education

  • Volunteer practitioner, Angel Shed Theatre Company, an inclusive children’s theatre company

  • Gap tutor, Waikato Diocesan School for Girls, New Zealand: assisting in drama classes with girls aged 14-18, assistant director and vocal coach for the school’s entry into a regional Shakespeare competition

  • Author and Director, ‘Terribly Twisted Tales’, Everyman Youth Theatre

  • Director ‘Macbeth’ and ‘Twelfth Night’, Everyman Youth Theatre

My Education & Training…

St John’s Ambulance

May 2015

Schools First Aid Certificate

Sylvia Young Theatre School

January-April 2015

Adult Course, Acting and Singing

Islington Child Safeguarding

March 2012

Level 3, Child Safeguarding and Protection (Neglect)

Islington Child Safeguarding

March 2011

Level 2, Child Safeguarding and Protection

University of Exeter

2005 - 2008

BA Hons Drama (2.1)

Pate’s Grammar School

2003 - 2005

A Level – English Literature

A Level – Theatre Studies

A Level – Psychology

AS Level – French

The High School for Girls

1998 - 2003

11 GCSEs A* - B, including:

English Language (A*)

Mathematics (A)

Sciences (Dual Award, B B)

ICT (Short course, B)

Full Clean Driving license

2005 - Present

Three Day Induction

Bigfoot Arts Education

Advanced Behaviour Management

Bigfoot Arts Education

Bigfoot Music Training

Bigfoot Arts Education

How to work creatively with Foundation Stage and KS1

Bigfoot Arts Education

Advanced Facilitations Skills

Bigfoot Arts Education

Three C’s

Bigfoot Arts Education

Secondary PSHE training

Bigfoot Arts Education

Mantle of the Expert

Bigfoot Arts Education

Play In a Day

Bigfoot Arts Education

Modern Foreign Language (French)

Bigfoot Arts Education

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