Street Performer / Artistic Director /Producer / Filmmaker
• 17 years professional acting for theatre, screen & street theatre experience including extensive devising, performing & touring with Avanti Display, Artizani Street Theatre, Whalley Range All Stars, & Ramshacklicious
• Garth runs Safety Catch Theatre – connecting diverse communities through spectacular open heart comedy; focussed on community mental health + enabling audience participation amongst vulnerable + outsider audiences
• Conceived, produced, co-directed & performed Doctor! Doctor!! performing 26 shows to 11,000 people in 2019, viewed by 7000 + in online festival in 2020
• 5 years acting training including a B.A. Hons (1st) degree in Acting from The Arden School of Theatre (credited by U of M) & HNC in Acting from Telford College Edinburgh
• Theodora Children’s Trust trained Clown Doctor (an 18 month programme focussed on interactive improvisational comedy for children & their families in Children’s Hospitals)
• Extensive clown training (masterclasses with 7 world renowned clown teachers including Philippe Gaulier & John Wright & 6 weeks with renowned teacher & co-director of Dr! Dr!! Aitor Bassauri)
• 10 years cpd with long term Jerzy Grotowski associate & mentor Gey Pin Ang in 20 workshops, using Stanislavski acting technique & Tai Chi for physical & vocal actor training
• NASA UK Steering group member of 8 years.
• Co-organiser of annual outdoor artist workshop & gathering For the Love Of It (FLOI)
• Runs Safety Catch Video – specialising in video for, of and in theatre. From videography, to interactive projection installations.
• Filmmaker with 50 + promotional films for street theatre, music videos & showreels to credit
• Set up peer performing artist support group F’Arts Sake
• Extensive workshop leading experience, for mixed groups in clown, acting & filmmaking
• Currently completing DYCP in interactive audio/video software Isadora + mo cap
- circle show , static , physical theatre , clown , comedy , street theatre
The satirical slapstick pathological roadshow. Part DIY surgery demonstration gone wrong, part old-time travelling medicine show.
An Ambulance. A Medical Team. A Farcical Epic – Mid Epidemic.
- #medicine show
Video for Theatre & Outdoor Arts
Viedography, Producing, Directing, Camera, Editing
Outdoor Appointments Only
Doctor! Doctor!! - trailer
Trailer for Doctor! Doctor!! – for the full show, clips and BSL supported versions go to the Safety Catch Theatre website.