Current and recent clients
Kneehigh Theatre - shaping the future workshops with whole staff team 2019
Harlow Playhouse - staff and stakeholder business planning and visioning workshop 2017
National Centre for Circus Arts - business planning workshops for third year degree and post graduate students 2018/19, 2017/18, 2016/17, 2015/16, 2014/15, 2013/14 and 2012/13, senior staff & trustee strategic planning 2012
Highly Sprung - Strategic planning support in the transition to charitable status 2017/18, funding applications 2018/19, 2017/18 and 2016/17; strategic planning support and successful two year funding application 2016/18. Funding application (successful) and strategic planning support 2014. Working with the Co-Artistic Directors on the creation of their new business plan and funding bids, for Arts + Media 2010/11 and 2011/12
Conservatoire for Dance and Drama
- planning, facilitation and report writer of staff conferences 2017 & 2016, facilitation and report writer of CDD student conference 2016, planning and facilitation of student conference 2015.
Planning and facilitation of staff conference Accelerate 2015. Planning
and delivery of language and communication day for staff from CDD, RADA, Central School of Ballet, National Centre for Circus Arts, LAMDA, London Contemporary Dance School and Northern School of Contemporary Dance,
2014. Planning for and facilitation of strategy conference 2014 with
Governors, Principals and staff. Planning for and facilitation of the
strategy conference for the Governors and Principals 2013. Training
for Activators for the 2013 staff conference Activate. Facilitator and
report writer for Activate 2013 staff conference. Planning/reporter
for 2012 and 2011 staff conferences. Facilitation and chairing of staff conference 2010
London Contemporary Dance School (LCDS) - facilitation of all staff development day 2015
Spacex - facilitation of planning day and support for funding proposals 2015
Into Film - facilitation of education team development day 2015
Talking Birds - strategic and artistic planning day 2014
b-side arts - organisational review and business planning workshops with staff and board 2014
ICIA University of Bath - support for business planning for the new Centre for the Arts 2014
LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art) - senior management team awayday 2014
Villages in Action - staff and board planning day 2014
Visual Arts South West - facilitation of advocacy network 2015. Design and delivery of advocacy workshop for leading curators and artists 2014. Design and delivery of year long leadership development programme for artists, curators and managers working in the visual arts in the South West 2013, funded by Arts Council England
Live and Local - staff and board awayday 2013
Graeae Theatre Company - staff workshop to plan and think following their extraordinary year performing in and co-directing the Paralympic opening ceremony and performing at the London 2012 Festival 2012
Exeter Phoenix - support for capital development planning 2012
Flatpack Festival - organisational review and business planning support 2017/18 and 2011/12
Theatre Alibi - organisational development 2011
Spike Island - staff & board workshops, staff and artist visioning days, business planning and in depth organisational development 2011/12, 2013, 2014, 2015
Exeter Northcott - organisational development, business planning, board development/recruitment 2010/11 and 2012. Management team day 2009
CraftNet - facilitation and leadership development for the Craft Leadership Network (partners:Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Smiths Row, Craftspace, Crafts Study Centre, Manchester Craft and Design Centre, Craft Central, National Glass Centre, Bluecoat Display Centre, Kate Stoddart, Arts Council England), funded by the Cultural Leadership Programme 2010/2011
Devon Guild of Craftsmen - Board awayday and staff planning workshops 2012, 2014, business planning and staff workshops 2011, mentoring and coaching workshop for members 2011, development of staff job roles 2010/11, board away day 2010
Speakeasy Theatre Company - organisational development support, for Arts + Media 2010/11
Salisbury Playhouse - working with the board and staff on the development of their new business plan and vision 2010/11
See a Voice - team support and individual career development at close of project 2010
Leadership Programme - Lead Advisor for two partnerships as part of the Meeting the Challenge development programme: Eastside Contemporary Arts Consortium (partners: Ikon Gallery, Eastside Projects, Vivid, 7-inch Cinema, Capsule, Birmingham City University, and Fierce) and Agile Leaders (partners:ADAD, East London Dance and Ochee Designs) 2009/2011
Wren Music - Business development planning 2012. Managing change facilitation for board and staff 2010. New board development and induction, followed by appraisal and development workshop, both supported by Business Link 2009/10
Individuals - mentoring and coaching for numerous senior arts managers, artists, curators, creative producers and others, ongoing
Calstock Arts - analysis and outline action plan for The Old Chapel, Calstock, Cornwall 2009
Past clients (for TMPL, Debbie led on the following projects):
Arts Council England - National study on live literature producer development 2006. National evaluation of the £5m decibel cultural diversity programme 2003/4.
Arts+ Media Training - Design and facilitation of SmartArt, Continuing professional development retreats for visual artists and crafts people 2006/7. Coaching for CEO 2007. Co-design and delivery of four 12 - 24 month Action Learning in the Arts (ALITA) collaborative organisational development programmes, all funded by Arts Council England, 2000-2009. Participants included: Birmingham Royal Ballet, Moti Roti, Graeae, Open Air Theatre, Black Country Touring, Blue Eyed Soul, Pegasus Theatre, Ikon Gallery, TAPS, Black Voices, Punch Records, Roadmender, B Arts, African and Caribbean Music Circuit, Akademi, Camden Arts Centre, COMA, Drake Music, Emergency Exit Arts, Half Moon Young People's Theatre, London Bubble, NPV Arts, Ridiculusmus, Shape, Shobana Jeyasingh, Spread the Word, Talawa Theatre, Tamasha Theatre.
Birmingham Royal Ballet - Facilitation of staff awayday for the Education department 2004. Management development workshops for the dance company 2002.
Bristol Old Vic - Organisational development support for designing and delivering the recovery plan 2002.
Buxton Opera House - Complete organisational policy review and diversity action planning 2007. Governance review 2005.
Carnival Connect - Design and facilitation of carnival conference, West Midlands, 2006.
Chitraleka Dance Company - Business Planning, funding applications and securing of Arts Council funding 2002/3.
Circus Space - Board and senior management team awayday, Business planning support, and full staff team awayday to achieve sign up to the new artistic vision 2008.
Compton Verney House Trust - Development Needs Analysis and Organisational Development 2000.
Conservatoire for Dance and Drama - Facilitation of the first Principal's awayday to develop a collective vision. The Principals are the CEOs from: Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, Central School of Ballet, London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, London Contemporary Dance School, Northern School of Contemporary Dance, Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance, and Circus Space. 2008.
Film Council - Review of £1m lottery initiative, First Light, supporting young filmmakers 2002/3.
Graeae Theatre Company - Team building, staff awayday, developing the vision, mentoring and coaching of Executive Director and Artistic Director, Business Planning, Board awayday 2007/9.
Ikon Gallery - Organisational development focussing on comprehensive job role and salary scheme review 2005/6.
Kneehigh Theatre - Board development as part of the Cultural Leadership Programme coordinated by Safe Hands in Cornwall 2007/8.
Live and Local - organisational review, staff and board awayday 2001.
Malvern Hills District Council - Development of Arts Plan and job description for their first Arts Development Officer 2004.
Redditch Borough Council - Development of Arts Policy and Plan (From Paolozzi to Panto) 2002/3.
Ross on Wye International Festival - Recovery adviser and development of training plan (for Arts Council England) 2001/2.
Signals Media Arts - Organisational Development Plan and Board development 2002/3.
South West Participatory Arts Network (SWPAN) - Business planning, organisational and governance development 2007.
Staffordshire Moorlands District Council - Mentoring of Arts Development Officer 2002/3.
Talking Birds Theatre - Business Plan and three year funding application (successful) 2003.
The Drum - Organisational development and support for recovery plan development and implementation including production of all job descriptions, organisational structure etc, supported by Arts Council England and Business Link 2001/5.
Theatre Absolute - coaching and business plan support 2001.
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust - Coordination of art programme for new £360million PFI hospital. Commissioning of artists Bruce McLean, Tess Jaray and Martin Richman 2003/5.