Iain Tidbury - Head of Theatre for Community & Education

Tid is an interdisciplinary theatre-maker and teacher. He was a director and teacher at Bristol Old Vic (2005 – 2011) where he created a graduate/emerging artist development programme entitled ‘Made In Bristol’ which led to the formation of ‘The Wardrobe Ensemble’. With Bristol Old Vic Young Company he created ‘some of the best theatre work seen at the venue’ (Guide to Bristol). He was the Theatre Fellow on the Clore Leadership Programme (2011/12). Most recently he wrote and directed Mental for Kane Power Theatre which won the award for Outstanding Mental Health Play, presented by the Mental Health Foundation and The Scotsman. His PhD research is in Applied Theatre and Liberal Arts Education.