Education, workshops and mentoring – Acclaimed by HMI

PERFORMANCES and WORKSHOPS – Tailored to your needs.

“Absolutely superb. An unforgettable and thought provoking experience for our students. Definitely worth the money.” Lynette Elshawarby, Director of Learning, Cadbury College, Birmingham.

“I cannot recommend this workshop enough. Each year my students make dramatic progress.” Alex Galvin, Head of Drama, St Bernadette’s School, Bristol.


Joe May is both an acclaimed teacher/trainer and a highly successful international performer. As a teacher Joe May’s work was named by HMI inspectors as being key to turning round ‘failing’ schools.

Joe delivers full and half day workshops that are highly engaging and motivating for students.

The group will be on their feet and working throughout. Joe establishes a focused and professional atmosphere in the teaching space and sets professional expectations. Joe has been delivering tailored student workshops nationwide since 2001. His workshops are challenging, rigorous, disciplined and highly creative.

Joe’s work on behalf of Bristol Excellence in Cities has been credited with the significant increase in A and A star grades achieved by students attending annual mask and physical theatre workshops.

“Hugely enjoyable, it challenged all of us. The links you made between theory and practice helped us contextualise our future work”
Ray Priest, Headteacher, City Academy, Bristol.

Practical, immediately useful strategies through highly engaging, intelligent training: hearts, minds and skills.

High quality workshops can be tailored to all ages.

Topics include: Physical Theatre; Clown; Acrobatics; Juggling; Mask and Becoming a performer.

Workshops can be devised to suit your needs. If you have an idea or a need, talk to me.

“Thank you for making the day so informative and purposeful. Thank you for ensuring that all were so actively engaged in the process! So deftly accomplished! It was a most positive experience.” Nicholas Sullivan, Headteacher, East Park Infants School