Cara studied acting and drama at The University of Bristol and at The Central School of Speech and Drama. She’s an experienced lecturer, running fun and challenging sessions on voice, movement, improvisation and exploring various play texts. She has a particular interest in comedy and receives extremely positive student feedback.
As well as being a qualified teacher, Cara is also a multi-skilled creative person who has used her acting, writing and directing skills professionally in a wide range of contexts: theatre, live comedy, radio comedy, radio drama, digital shorts, commercials and TV including on the multi award winning kids TV show ‘Horrible Histories’. Her work as a professional comedy writer/performer is taking off, with projects in development with BBC Comedy and Citrus TV, as well as being nominated for a Raindance Discovery award for her web series 'The Littlest Boho'. Last year, she developed her first full-length play, 'Stray' at Morley College, and at Proteus Theatre, Basingstoke.
Recent theatre acting credits include 'The Last Curiosity', by Jamie D. Huxley directed by Hanna Berrigan at New River Studios, and modern re-workings of episodes of the sitcom 'Friends' as part of 90s season at new theatre venue Styx through RIFT (dir. Felix Mortimer and Joshua Nawras), where she played the part of Joey Tribbiani. She also works for Polka Children's Theatre in Wimbledon as a drama practitioner, and has directed for the Synergy Theatre Project, which works towards rehabilitation with prisoners and ex-prisoners through drama.
Courses: Acting for Beginners, Introduction to Acting, Acting Improvers, Comedy Acting
Relevant qualifications: PGCE drama CSSD, BA English and Drama, The University of Bristol.