Toni Cook   |   Drama Projects

Toni Cook (née Lunn) is a highly experienced freelance drama and theatre practitioner and creative arts consultant. Over the last 20 years she has created and facilitated inspiring and exciting workshops, performances and projects for thousands of participants in local, regional, national and international settings.

Toni has had projects commissioned by theatre companies, repertory theatres, voluntary organisations, prisons, national charities, local authorities, schools and universities to deliver a wide range of issue based performances, creative consultations, long term projects and workshops for children, young people and adult community groups.

Toni is experienced in working with all ages, abilities and types of community groups. She has worked with children and young people from toddlers through to post graduate students. She has worked with many community groups in a wide range of settings including adults with learning disabilities, offenders, looked after young people and older people in care.

Toni is committed to inclusive working methods, having worked extensively with disaffected and hard to reach young people including those with severe learning disabilities. She has developed creative consultation methods to work with groups and also developed creative methods of accrediting groups’ experiences.

Toni also creates educational resources with expertise in accessibility.

Toni is an experienced trainer and lecturer and has enhanced DBS disclosure.

Previously based in York and Leeds, Toni is now living and working in Herefordshire.

Toni established and is Chair of Friends of Central Park in Hereford. She is also Chair of St James CE Primary School PTFA, Hereford.


About Drama Projects

Current and Recent Projects

Courtyard Centre for Arts, Hereford

Director - Womenʼs Words

Community engagement project working with women across Herefordshire to create a community performance for October 2014.

Facilitator - Reading Room Play reading group with participants aged 55+.

Director - Our Story

Facilitating reminiscence sessions with older people in two day centres and making 12 short films of their life stories.

Close House, Hereford

Producer and Director - Stand Up

Drama/film project exploring bullying strategies using film working with six diverse groups of vulnerable young people.

West Mercia Womenʼs Aid

Director of films for Crush programme exploring the impact of domestic abuse in young peopleʼs relationships. National release.

link to full CV as a pdf file to download

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