Vicki Townsend Stanley

Vicki trained in Drama, Applied Theatre and Education at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London and is an experienced Community Theatre Practitioner and Drama Workshop Facilitator from the UK. Previously, Vicki was Theatre Company Team Leader for several years with Riverside Performing Arts, a Christian Theatre Company based in Birmingham, UK. Highlights of the role included writing, directing, and performing in many Theatre-in-Education projects as well as mentoring and training interns and students on their internship programme. After becoming a freelance practitioner in 2016, Vicki has developed projects with a variety of groups and organisations such as Refugees, Prisoners, Youth, Churches, the elderly, and those suffering with mental health conditions. More recently, Vicki has worked on a pioneering community arts project in Cuba, strengthening and encouraging local arts and faith within a Church Parish.

Vicki is passionate about:

  • Using Drama to help communities find their voice
  • Encouraging people find their God-given gifting
  • Relating to people over a good cup of English tea

Vicki is currently expanding her training in Biblical and Intercultural Studies at All Nations Christian College to grow her skills in cross -cultural facilitation and mission.