BridgeBuilders ~ Recent Programmes

creative communication & leadership training, BridgeBuilders S.T.G. Limited
2000 - Present (12 years)

BridgeBuilders are Associates of the National School of Government (UK)
Last year we partnered with them in facilitating a two-year programme in leading and communicating change for senior managers in Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC).

BridgeBuilders are Creative Practitioners with Creative Partnerships
We have recently completed a third year working with students and staff and parents to create, test, assess and then implement more creative classroom teaching and learning methods.

Leadership, Professional & Personal Skill Development Programmes for:
  • Ardent Hare (DADA South); Ballet Central ; Bedford Creative Arts; CandoCo; ICA; Milton Keynes Art Gallery; Octagon Theatre Bolton; Orchestra for the Age of Enlightenment; Palace Theatre Watford
  • Lead Developers on the Creative Leadership Programme in partnership with University College for the Creative Arts at Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham, Maidstone & Rochester
  • London Regeneration Agency
  • Higher Education Funding Council (HEFCE) – SMT, Leadership, Governance and Management team
  • HMRC IMS Senior Managers – leading and communicating change
  • MTV Europe
  • Southend Creative Industries Network (with University of Essex)
  • South West Museums Libraries & Archives (SWMLAC)
  • Speech New Zealand – Examiners’ training in Professional Leadership Communications
  • Various University faculties & departments
Leadership Coaching for:
  • ACE South East Fellows 2006
  • Akram Khan Dance Company; Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures; ArtsEd School; Forbidden Theatre; ICA; New Work Network; Palace Theatre Watford; Total Theatre
  • Creative Industry leaders as Lead Coach for UCCA Creative Lead programme
  • Equality Challenge Unit senior managers
  • Fortnum & Mason; MTV Network Europe
  • HEFCE
  • University senior managers
Masterclasses in Presentation & Advocacy Skills for:
  • Senior Arts Leaders of Regularly Funded Organisations (RFOs) for Arts Council England South East
  • Creative Entrepreneurs selling their ideas into business (Glasgow & London)
  • Cultural Enterprise Agency, Glasgow
  • Arts Sponsorship professionals
  • HEFCE Senior Managers
  • HMRC managers
  • Professional freelance trainers; Environmental campaigners
Negotiating & Selling Programmes for:
  • Arts & Business (arts-based trainers & Staff Development)
  • Adventures in Motion Pictures
  • AllWays Learning
  • Cultural Enterprise Agency, Glasgow
  • Department of Enterprise, University of Plymouth
  • Greenpeace
  • ICA (Institute of Contemporary Art)
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Action Learning programme design & facilitation for:
  • Audiences London – Respond in Action increasing audience diversity programme
  • ENQUIRE South East – (inspiring learning in galleries)
  • Arts & Business: Mixed set of arts, business & public sector senior managers
  • ITC & Regional Arts Boards: Senior theatre managers (including coaching & mentoring skill development)
  • Ufi Limited; University senior managers
Arts-Based Learning programmes using theatre games, improvisation, storytelling, image theatre & visual arts

Communication Skill Development Programmes using practice sessions with professional actors (various organisations)