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Creative Learning Team


Creative Learning Team

Let us introduce you to our Creative Learning Team who work on projects across the theatres programme.


Creative Learning Team member Celine Wyatt

Creative Learning Manager

I first started working at The Grand in 1995. In between this I’ve worked as an Arts Officer at Lancashire County Council, run two Art Centres, performed at Sadlers Wells (not as a dancer!) and have always been committed to opening up opportunities for children, young people and families to take part in and shape their own cultural lives.

I manage the Creative Learning Team and the Blackpool Cultural Education Programme.

BA (Hons) in Drama & English Literature, PGCert in Education, Arts Award Adviser, Common Purpose Leadership Graduate. Queens Golden Jubilee Award for Community Theatre and the NW regional Health Award for work Theatre in Health Education.


Creative Learning Team member – Jo Cleasby

Creative Learning Producer

I’ve been working as a Creative Learning specialist with over 20 years’ experience, both in schools and community settings. At Blackpool Grand Theatre I produce the Grand Young Company, RSC Partnership Projects, Young Ambassadors and anything else fun!

BA (Hons) in Dance with Drama (Roehampton Institute), PGCE PE & Creative Arts (Cambridge), Post Grad Award in Teaching Shakespeare (Warwick).


Creative Learning Team member – Phill Fairhurst

Creative Learning Co-Ordinator

I’ve worked across the board in production and teaching.

BA hons Degree in Music, Arts Award Trained, Sound Engineering Diploma, and has finally mastered the perfect!

Previously worked at Oxford playhouse, Chickenshed Theatre co, The National Theatre.


To contact the team email creativelearning@blackpoolgrand.co.uk or call 01253 290111

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