Who We Are

Amber Onat Gregory Artistic Director, facilitator and performer

Amber founded Tell Me A Tale in 2007 after facilitating projects at St Nicholas’ Special School and HMP Canterbury.  Working with these two diverse groups highlighted the importance of arts activities for vulnerable people.  Since then Amber has dedicated her time to working with communities who do not often have the opportunities to partake in arts programs.

Amber graduated from the University of Kent with a first class honours MDram specialising in Performance Applications.

 

Becky Huggins Facilitator (Act on Employment, HMP Exeter 2012)

Becky has a degree in Drama in the Community and English Literature. She specialises in working with people of all ages who find themselves socially excluded and passionately believes that drama can unlock hidden potential and help people view the world from a new perspective.

 

Nazlı Bulum Volunteer and facilitator (Tell me a Tale in Turkey 2011)

Nazlı is a first year Drama student at Kadir Has University in Istanbul. She specialises in performing and playwriting.  Nazlı worked with Tell me a Tale at Diyarbakır girls orphanage in Eastern Turkey.

 

Gizem Yılmaz Volunteer, facilitator and performer (Tell me a Tale in Turkey 2011)

Gizem is a second year Drama student at Maltepe University in Istanbul.  She has been performing for the last four years across Turkey.  Gizem worked with Tell me a Tale at Ortaca Special Education School in Western Turkey.

 

Ceren Cetin Volunteer and facilitator (Tell me a Tale in Turkey 2011)

Ceren graduated as an English teacher from Hacettepe University in Ankara. She is passionate about working with children with special needs. Ceren worked with Tell me a Tale at a special needs school in Konaklı, Antalya, in Southern Turkey.

 

Ümit Erdoğdu Volunteer and facilitator (Tell me a Tale in Turkey 2011) 

Ümit has been a drama teacher in Istanbul for two years.  Ümit worked with Tell me a Tale at a special needs school in Konaklı, Antalya, in Southern Turkey.

 

 

Sarah Middleton Performer (SEASONS Devon tour 2011)

Sarah has a Masters Degree in Applied Drama and is passionate about the personal and social benefits of drama, believing that it should be accessible to all. She has worked within a variety of settings in the UK and abroad including three seasons touring Italian schools teaching English through Drama and interactive storytelling.