Deborah Antoinette Ward

Deborah’s passion is how playfulness leads to creative acts whether on stage or in life. For her this work starts with body-connection, nurturing imagination and being willing to be bold.
After graduating from London International School of Performance Art, LISPA, in 2011, she has worked as an actress, storyteller, performance poet, assistant director, casting director, director and independent producer.

Including performances at Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Theatre Des Carmes – Avignon, Keochang International Festival of Theatre – Korea, The Cube & The Wardrobe – Bristol. She has also directed shows at the Space theatre – London and The Warren – Brighton Fringe.

With SynaesTheatre she facilitates workshops at Hamilton House, Bristol, in Storytelling, Clown, and Mask, in partnership with Coexist & CoResist Collective. She associate produce shows with Ed Littlewood and with CoResist – Transformative Arts Programme. She is an independent creative consultant for solo artists and small companies.

What does Embercombe mean to you?

Embercombe is a place which inspires growth - Through reverence of the land, and seeking wisdom in its nature. Through reverence of people, trusting & nurturing the wisdom of their natures.