- ER Kerkhoven
Ellis is an experienced actor, roleplayer, facilitator, consultant and workshop leader with over twenty years experience in the UK and Internationally.
Working with clients ranging from CEO’s, businessmen/women, teachers, doctors and headmasters, to creatives, young people and children, Ellis brings a fun, creative approach to both individuals and groups. Areas include; Communication, Personal impact and Linguistics training. Public Speaking; content creation, authentic delivery and nerve management. 1-2-1 and group consultancy. Change Management. Forum theatre facilitation. Roleplay and simulation work. Corporate film and forum theatre writing. He is also a Creativity, Brainstorming and Storytelling specialist.
Clients include: The Royal College of General Practitioners, The General Medical Council, KSS Deanery, Spektrix, Google, Allianz, Commerzbank, TFL, National Rail, UBS, Royal Mail, Moorson Coors and many Drama Schools.
He is also a writer, director, theatre maker, voice-over artist and creative facilitator.
As an actor, Ellis trained at The Guildford School of Acting, winning the GSA Acting Award and bursary’s from Sir Michael Redgrave and Sir Anthony Hopkins. He has appeared in numerous West End, regional, national and international theatre productions, along with appearing in tv, film, commercials and corporate films. He is a member of The Authentic Artist Collective.
Passionate about collaborative theatre making and theatre for young people, Ellis’ writing, directing, devising and theatre making clients includes; British Youth Music Theatre UK, Haringey Shed, The Little Company, Singapore Repertory Theatre, numerous Drama Schools, colleges, Youth Theatres and many independent events.
Ellis runs creativity workshops for school teachers promoting cross-curricular creative practice in classrooms through, storytelling, drama games and exercises. He also founded and runs The Generate Space, offering Tickle My Epic! workshops, which facilitates the generation of artistic material through stimuli based exercises. Other workshops include; Devising Theatre, Theatre Directing and Drama Games & Exercises for Teamwork.