Sheila is an experienced facilitator of workshops in both academic and non-academic settings and has worked with most age ranges and abilities.
Spaces she has taught and co-created work at include Tate Liverpool, Battersea Arts Centre, Chelsea Theatre, University of Salford, King's College, Ealing Council's Pitzhanger Manor and Walpole Park and The Barbican in London. She has also led projects and activities within hospitals, schools and daycare settings, working with vulnerable adults, elders and young children.
Sheila regularly mentors both independent artists and students undertaking post-graduate courses. Institutions that have employed her as a mentor include University of Chichester, a.pass (advanced performance and scenography studies) in Brussels and Queen Mary University of London.
PERFORMING MEDICINE ASSOCIATE ARTIST:
Sheila is an Associate Artist for Clod Ensemble's Performing Medicine Project, regularly working with medical students across London.
Sites and spaces Sheila has given talks at include Buzzcut (Sideburns), University of Roehampton, SIGNAL at CIFAS in Brussels, Hampton Library, Siobhan Davies Studios, Queen Mary University (Keynote Speaker at Gobsmacked), Theatre Genvilliers in Paris, SOAS University South Asian Society, SpeedDateRadio, the LIFT Parliament, Southbank Centre Square, London (broadcast live on Resonance FM), at Battersea Arts Centre's Inspiration Week (family) and at Artists in Conversation Resensitised Symposium, Bonnington Gallery Theatre, Nottingham.
Sheila is a member of several self-initiated artists groups including the Living Room Project which received funding from both the Austrailia Council and Arts Council England to undertake a 6 week residency in Sydney.
Sheila recently produced a Rambles with Nature publication. This will be available to buy in Sheila's shop at the end of July.
In 2009 Sheila also made To Sum it Up for the Live Art Development Agency's DVD Everything You Still Wanted to Know About Live Art But were Afraid to Ask. Contributors were invited to make short films saying something, or even everything, that they think younger artists should know about Live Art.