Creative Arts

PLAYWRIGHT (see productions). Purchase scripts, or buy licences for Zella’s many published plays online.

COLUMNIST for Portsmouth News (2006 – ongoing). Read Zella’s columns online.

PLAYWRIGHT for ArtReach Journeys Festival International, Portsmouth, working with group of refugees to develop performance pieces in conjunction with Belarus Theatre, and perform at New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth (2017).

AUTHOR involved in delivering workshop, and multiple performances for Arts Council funded Edward King project (2017). Read Zella’s short story for the project.

Long listed Theatre Fest West Writer’s Prize (2016), THE SEDUCTION OF ROSIE PINKERTON.

ASSOCIATE ARTIST with New Theatre Royal’s Creative Lab delivering play and creative writing courses (ongoing).

THEATRE CRITIC Portsmouth News reviewing new and established works at new and established venues (ongoing).

WRITER in residence, Bay House School, Gosport (2013/14), supporting and delivering drama development. Position including initial development of two pieces, FIVE BEACHES and HOW TO BE A GIRL! and two immersive theatre experiences HOUSE OF HORROR and SCHOOL OF THE DEAD.

WRITER in residence, Havant Literary Festival (2014). Delivering workshops, panel member and talks about process of novel writing, plus schools programme.

WRITER for Portsmouth Fairy Tales (2014), delivering Arts Council funded workshop and performances as well as being published in anthology.

AUTHOR – THE TEN RULES OF SKIMMING (with illustrations by Jess Swainson). Dark fantasy for young adults. Published by Mogzilla.

Working with Belarus Theatre and Arts Reach to deliver writing workshops to refugees.

Portsmouth Fairy Tales

Portsmouth Writers

Victorious Poster (with my teeny tiny name at the bottom!)











Top author team Ali Sparkes, Andy Norris, Candy Gourlay, and Andy Briggs.

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