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Sacha Kyle

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Contact: [email protected]
Local authority: Glasgow City
Languages: English
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Sacha is an International Children’s Fellow and award winning television creator, director, writer & lyricist creating work for both children and adults, including Royal TV Society's Best Children’s show Hushabye Lullabye and has over twenty years experience working in TV and theatre providing direction, dramaturgy and script editing - most recently with Scotland's leading playwright Alan Bissett and BBC's popular television drama series River City & CBeebies' Molly and Mack. Sacha loves working with primary schools, early Years audiences and parents and can provide creative play and music sessions based around the characters and world of Hushabye Lullabye, encouraging relaxation and calm, reading, singing and drawing together. Sacha is also the author of the Hushabye Lullabye book Goodnight Dreams as well as Talk With Me (Jacobs Foundation Switzerland/Learning Science Exchange America) encouraging the power of reading and talking together. As part of this, she teaches internationally on the importance and benefits of creativity, music and play for children and young people. Sacha can also offer individual bespoke sessions across creative play, storytelling, art and writing (creative/song writing, script and animation), drawing, improvisation and theatre masterclasses for children and adults of all ages tailored to particular events/festivals, themes, interests and abilities.

Local authorities will visit

Aberdeen City; Aberdeenshire; Angus; Argyll and Bute; Clackmannanshire; Dumfries and Galloway; Dundee; East Ayrshire; East Dunbartonshire; East Lothian; East Renfrewshire; Edinburgh City; Falkirk; Fife; Glasgow City; Highland; Inverclyde; Midlothian; Moray; Na h-Eileanan Siar (Western Isles); North Ayrshire; North Lanarkshire; Orkney Islands; Perth and Kinross; Renfrewshire; Scottish Borders; Shetland; South Ayrshire; South Lanarkshire; Stirling; West Dunbartonshire; West Lothian

Events will deliver

Live drawing; Mentoring; Panel event; Performance; Professional development, CLPL or CPD; Reading; Residency; Talk; Workshop

Audience will work with

Adult learners; English as an additional language (EAL); Reluctant readers; Vulnerable young people (under 18); Young people in the community (e.g. Youth clubs, Guides, Scouts); Young people with additional support needs (under 18) (ASN/SEN)

Topics of work

Adventure; Animals; Childhood; Coasts, seas & oceans; Comedy, humour & funny books; Contemporary fiction; Fairy tales, folklore & mythology; Family; Fantasy; First experiences for younger readers; Food; Friendship; Health including mental health & wellbeing; Loneliness & isolation; Love & romance; Music; Nature; Performance training; Picture books; Rhyming books for younger readers; Seasonal books

Age groups published for

Children; Teens; Adults

Age groups will work with

0-2; 3-5; 6-8; 9-11; 12-14; 15-18; 18+

Audience size

0-10; 11-30; 31-100; 100-500; 500+