I have worked with Michaël Abecassis on several occasions to put together academic conferences and cultural events at the Maison Française d’Oxford ; namely a conference entitled ‘La francophonie ou l’éloge de la diversité‘, for which I chaired a round table, and talks at the Taylorian (with stage directors, actors and artists). The francophone conference proceedings are to be published this year with
I designed the posters and a website to promote the events of
Drama projects for educational purposes:
In June 2009, the French students of Oriel and Jesus Colleges, Oxford, performed La Cantatrice chauve by Ionesco as part of their work for the French language class. Learning the lines (in French!), thinking about body language and pronunciation at the same time was a challenge for all, but it payed off and it was a great success. The students were amazing. They did everything from designing the poster to directing the play and advertising it across the University.