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Klaus White

Klaus White is a writer and creative.

He is a qualified teacher (PGCE) with extensive professional experience in the performing arts and creative industries. Commissions include head writer for the TELL app, a screenplay for Frelly Films Ltd, and two personal development books, find out more at www.thewayofthetortoise.com.

He runs choirs in London and Hertfordshire and leads singing workshops focused on wellness and connection (Sing Well London). Other workshops include Songwriting, Acting, Shakespeare and musical composition.

He teaches one to one acting, instrumental and composition lessons (see "teaching" tab above) and supports individuals and organisations on the power of storytelling, narrative, mindset and creativity. He is a Freelance Director at the Primary Shakespeare Company.

 

He has co-created online lectures for UCL​ & the Anna Freud Centre on the benefits of narrative storytelling to support mental health and systemic family psychology.

Non-fiction books can be found at: www.thewayofthetortoise.com.

Read adaptations of classic stories at: www.tellapp.com.

 

History

In 2018 Klaus was a finalist in the Bath Comedy Festival New Stand up competition and the same year reached the semi-final of the prestigious stand up competition So You're Think You're Funny at the Edinburgh Festival. 

As an actor he played the lead role of Buddy Holly in the West End show Buddy and toured as an actor and musician in National Touring Theatre Shows. TV credits include Genghis Cohen, Harry Enfield's Television Programme, The Bill, Casualty, & Holby City.

He gained a 1st Class Hons BA degree in Theatre Studies at Brunel University and then qualified as a Drama & English teacher (PGCE) at Reading University.

His songs have been recorded and performed by Hamish Stuart (Average White Band), Lisa Knapp (BBC Folk Awards), Ciaren Jeremiah (The Feeling), Jocelyn Brown, The Allstars Collective, Montana Four, & Damien Edwards. Soundtrack compositions include BBC (Wolfblood), ITV (Trollied), SKY and Channel 4 (Dispatches).

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