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Clare Hume is an accomplished Drama Artist.
Using her own special brand of Drama, Storytelling and Multi-Sensory stimuli, she makes memorable learning experiences for people of ALL ages and of ALL abilities.
"Clare is a clear communicator and is extremely enthusiastic and professional about her work. She is dedicated to enhancing everyone’s learning experience including her own."Joan Davidson, Education Manager, Edinburgh International Science Festival
"...In a very short period of time Clare transformed the building (Trongate 103) into a lively space of inquiry and discovery."
Elisabeth Gibson,Executive Artistic Director, Project-Ability
Over the past five years Clare has delivered Natural World learning workshops, for families and schools, at the National Museum of Rural Life. She has recently been commissioned by the NMRL to create three educational Magic Carpet storytelling sessions for Nursery and Early Primary children.
Since her mini residency at Trongate 103 Galleries in 2011 she has established a niche in Visual Art education for a wide range of groups. Most recently her work has featured in the following Visual Art Festivals and Initiatives..
Glasgow International, TheTurner Prize, Generation (25yrs of Scottish Artists), Below Another Sky (a collaboration of Scottish printers and Creative Scotland) and Everyone (Engage Scotland).
She has been privileged to have explored works by
Turner Prize Finalists, Bedwwyr Williams and Mike Smith (all Tramway) Nathan Coley (GOMA), Toby Paterson, Michael Fullerton and Calum Mackenzie (all Glasgow Print Studio), Cameron Morgan (Project-Ability) and Leonardo Da Vinci (Queen's Gallery, Holyrood), to name but a few.
Clare is very proud of her good working relationship, of ten years, with Edinburgh International Science Festival. She directs several of their Science Education touring shows for schools and has been involved in the development of same.
Clare's work has been enjoyed by several of Glasgow’s ASL schools and Specialist Units, many being first introduced to her through Glasgow Life's Inspiration Festivals. She has had a particular affiliation with Hazelwood, Glasgow (a school for 4 to 18yr olds with Sensory Impairment).
She is now the Resident Drama Specialist at New Struan School, Alloa, an Autism Scotland residential secondary school.
Her work is accessible and is regularly enjoyed by groups from - Project-Ability, Cosgrove Care, Sense Scotland, Down's Syndrome Scotland.
Clare is also pleased to boast having been pedagogue actor for Hopscotch Theatre, University of Strathclyde, National Museum of Rural Life, Edinburgh International Science Festival
In response to the Turner Prize exhibition, at Glasgow's Tramway, Engage Scotland commissioned Clare to develop a skills development workshop, exploring the use of storytelling and drama approaches, in engaging audiences with visual art exhibitions... http://www.engage.org/engScot15story
Clare teaches PGDE Expressive Arts/Drama at the University of Strathclyde.
Where she is engaged as an external examiner for the University's Studio Performance Module.
Continued Professional DevelopmentClare strives to keep her work fresh and meaningful, whilst always being mindful of inclusion. Her mentor, for the past seven years, is the much respected Phyllis Steel of Incahootz (Founder of Giant). Clare has honed her skills through training delivered by the following organisations :
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Oily Cart (RSAMD Drama Works), Creative Therapies, IndepenDance, Glasgow Storytellers, Unscene Productions, Toonspeak, Giant, Hopscotch Theatre Company