I am storyteller and community worker and I have experience working in different projects promoting reading, writing and stories.
My passion is words and their possibility to connect with ourselves and with others, as well as to make our world a fairer and kinder one.
Daiva Ivanauskaitė, Storyteller
Daniel Serridge, Storyteller
Daniel Serridge is a storyteller, community artist and facilitator who creates vibrant and exciting community projects for all ages and abilities. He tells stories and helps people to tell theirs, supporting everyone to see their experiences as pieces of artwork waiting to be told. Through a combination of the personal and folkloric Dan explores the power of metaphor and meaning that sharing stories can hold.
Colin White, Storyteller
Having worked regularly with The Village on a freelance basis, Colin joined the team as a Storyteller in January 2021 and facilitates some of our children & young people’s projects.
Roselyn Smith, Resources Officer
Roselyn began working as the Village Storytelling Centre’s Finance Officer in June 2018, having previously worked for SAY Women for 11 years as Finance Administrator. Roselyn is now the Resources Officer, looking after various aspects of the Village including the office, facilities and day to day finances.
As well as loving being a mum, Roselyn also enjoys swimming and jogging and has taken part in several 10k and Half Marathon event for charity over the years.
Alison White, Operations Manager
Alison joined The Village Storytelling Centre as Office Manager in June 2018 with a background in arts administration from various organisations including NYOS, Tron Theatre and YDance. Alison is currently our Operations Manager working closely alongside the full team and partner organisations, contributing to the smooth running of the organisation.
Alison enjoys yoga, coffee and going on days out with her family.
Helen Mill, Executive Director
Helen worked as a freelance Drama Artist & Facilitator for many years before her work as a Senior Arts Manager in PEEK where she developed the award winning Create and Thrive programmes. She joined The Village as Executive Director in February 2018 and brings with her a firm belief in the power of the arts as a tool for social change, positive well-being and bringing people & communities together.
Shona Cowie, Storyteller
Lauren Bianchi, Storyteller
Lauren Joined the Village Storytelling Centre in the Summer of 2012
Sarah Rankin, Storyteller
Sarah has been involved with the Village Storytelling Centre since early 2018 and became an official member of staff in Summer 2019. Originally from Moffat, Sarah came to Glasgow to study Theatre and has stayed to enjoy the city and develop her drama and storytelling practice. She has a passion for storytelling, particularly stories about nature and the environment. She is also committed to supporting groups and individuals to tell their own story and use their own voice through drama, art and writing.