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Membership type: Individual
Cade, Chris
United Kingdom
Chris Cade is a freelance actor and storyteller working in museums, schools, heritage sites and community venues across Yorkshire and beyond in the UK. Born in Hull, Chris is based near York. He trained at St.John's College, York (B.Ed Hons) and Bretton Hall (M.A. Educational Theatre) and was a co-founder of Platform 4 Theatre at the National Railway Museum (1991 - 2016).
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Capstick, Emily
United Kingdom
Based in the Northwest, I have been working with museums, heritage sites and art galleries throughout the UK for fifteen years: as a creative consultant, script-writer, director, actor/facilitator, maker and mentor. Current projects include: "Playing Out in Manchester" (working title) - funded by the Arts Council, Grants for the Arts, I will be working with Matt Wardle and Alison Hale to create a participatory performance that will link with the collections and galleries of three cultural venues in Greater Manchester. John Rylands Library, Salford Museum and Art Gallery and the People's History Museum are actively seeking to build relationships with local schools with specialist support provision and are involved in the creative development of this session for children and young people with special educational needs.
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Engström, Jessica
Sweden
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Fahlström, Jerker
Sweden
The actor Jerker Fahlström is an actor with many years of experience on stage, cinema, radio, TV and has played many main roles with both child and adult theatre. Jerker has worked with many of the big names within Swedish film, and has been involved in film making abroad in e.g. Romania and Poland. Between film and theatre work he travels across the world with his storytelling show: "Of Gods, Heroes and little people". With his show Jerker invites to a shimmering world of the heroes and gods of the Viking Age. Tales where he cleverly weaves together the tale with facts about clothing, weapons and way of life. It is a show played around the world, for example Texas, St. Petersburg, Iceland, England, Scotland, Greenland, Faroe Islands and the Orkney Islands.
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Farthing, Anna
United Kingdom
Bristol based, but also working nationally and internationally, Dr Anna Farthing works to commission as a writer, director, producer and consultant for those wishing to engage with drama in museum education, theatre and media. Anna can be engaged as an individual freelancer, or for larger projects through her company Harvest Heritage Arts and Media. A specialist in creative active learning, she also has a PhD from Manchester University in engaging the public with difficult and sensitive histories through drama and this has led to opportunities to present her research and professional practice at international conferences, and as a visiting lecturer to university students. Anna joined the board of IMTAL Europe in 2006 and was Chair from 2009 to 2012. She stood down at the 2012 AGM in order to focus on her own projects. Clients have included: Conservatoire for Dance and Drama (www.cdd.ac.uk).
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Greer, Warren
Membership type: Individual
Heinritz, Jürgen
Germany
Membership type: Individual
Hiefner-Konietzko, Birgit
Germany
Membership type: Individual
Jackson, Tony
United Kingdom
I'm based at the University of Manchester, as Emeritus Professor of Educational Theatre, and was Director of the "Performance, Learning & Heritage" research project, 2005-8. The research and the database are available online at www.plh.manchester.ac.uk. Now retired, I continue to research and write. Recent books include "Learning through Theatre" (3rd edition, co-edited with Chris Vine, 2013), "Theatre, Education & the Making of Meanings" (2007)and (co-edited with Jenny Kidd), "PERFORMING HERITAGE: research, practice & innovation in museum theatre and live interpretation".
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McNeill, Alex
United Kingdom
KS2 School Visitor and Photographer The Vikings Anglo Saxons Iron Age Celtic Britain and the Roman Invasion As well as providing history experiences for schools Alex is also a freelance professional photographer combining historic interpretation and photography to produce imagery for museums, exhibitions, on site interpretive panels, Advertising, and Print.
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Muir, Tom
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Osbaldeston, Dan
United Kingdom
Membership type: Individual
Rocklyn, Laura
Laura Rocklyn is an actor, writer, and first person historical interpreter based in Boston, MA. She writes and performs one-woman historic character portrayals for educational groups up and down the East Coast. Laura presented her one-woman play "Charlotte Brontë: To Do More and Better Things" as a part of the North American Friends of Chawton House 2021 Speaker Subscriptions Series, and her original short play "Emma is Presented in Washington City" premiered as the curtain raiser for the Jane Austen Society of North America 2016 Annual General Meeting. "Clover," a bio-drama based on the life of Marian “Clover” Adams, which Laura co-wrote with Ty Hallmark, was produced by Ally Theatre Company. She has performed with Regional theatre companies across the United States, and is an Acting Troupe Member with History At Play and an Associate Company Member at Chesapeake Shakespeare Company.
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Shelley, Rebecca
Greece
Membership type: Individual
Weissbart, Gady
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Zöldi-Birkás, Éva
Hungary
I worked for 20 years in the Museum of Fine Arts Budapest, Hungary at the Department of Classical Antiquities as a museum educator. Since 2021 I work in Szent István Király Múzeum, Székesfehérvár. I'm the Head of Department of Museum Education and Communication. I am a drama teacher (trained by the Hungarian Drama and Theatre in Education Association in 2004) and a Certified Live Interpreter (a qualification given by Interpret Europe that can be achieved by completing a course run by Past Pleasure Ltd., UK or recently by Mark Wallis). During my work in the Museum of Fine Arts I developed live interpretation sessions, assembled and prepared research material for the interpreters and trained them. We did first person interpretation, usually based on ancient Greek and Roman characters. On special occasions we performed characters also from other periods.(ancient Egypt, Renaissance, XVII. century Netherlands).
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1960
Matthew Davies
United Kingdom
Membership type: Individual
Andreas Krall
Thelen, Andreas
Germany
Andreas Krall, master in the art of magic, specialized in magic tricks and illusions from late medieval times, Renaissance, Baroque and Rokoko.
Membership type: Institutional
Archeon
Veldman, Jack
Netherlands
Museumpark Archeon shows you the Living History of the Netherlands with 40 buildings, farm houses and huts from the Prehistory; =Mesolithicum (8800 BC)=, the Romans period (12 BC-406 AD) to the Middel Ages (1350 AD). Our so called Archeo-Interpreters shows you the daily life.
Membership type: Institutional
Armémuseum
Westerberg, Olle
Sweden
Armémuseum Visiting address: Riddargatan 13
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Aydin archeology museum
Çamoglu Günaydin, Birgül
Turkey
Membership type: Individual
Beleef Het Verleden
Teunissen, Martine
Netherlands
Beleef Het Verleden /Experience the Past: to make history matter for a general public! It is my mission to educate people through costumed live interpretation, an exciting and interactive way to experience history as it might have been. I work with a team of professional freelancers who perform both in first and third person interpretation. We are working for schools, museums, castles, universities, conferences, municipals and not only through the live medium, but also via film and media projections.
Membership type: Institutional
Bymuseet i Bergen
Sørhus, Lars Voss
Norway
Bergen City Museum
Membership type: Individual
Catholic University of Linz
Glueckler, Ingo R.
Austria
Ingo is specialised in professional costumed first and third person interpretation and storytelling in historic houses, museums, castles, outdoor environments and other historic venues with experience of playing everyday characters from the Medieval period through to Southern Germany and Austria in the Napoleonic Wars. Most roles have been unscripted, drawing on research and improvisation. His work has include freelance contracts at the State-Owned "Castles and Gardens in Baden-Württemberg" (Heidelberg Castle, Bruchsal Palace, Mannheim Palace, Schwetzingen Palace, UNESCO-World Heritage Site Cistercian Abbey Maulbronn, Benedictine Abbey Alpirsbach/Black Forest, Rastatt Palace), the German Pharmacy Museum, the Youth Hostel Association and the Speyer City Council.
Membership type: Institutional
City of Oulu/ Kierikki Stone Age Centre
Leena Lehtinen
Finland
Membership type: Institutional
Geschichtstheatergesellschaft Die Achtundvierziger e.V.
Cott, Christina
Germany
Membership type: Individual
Halve Maen 1609 - Westfries Museum
Pothaar, Annemarie
Netherlands
Ms. drs. Annemarie Pothaar (1977) Master of Arts in Heritage Education & Interpretation. After studying a bachelor degree of Leisure Studies in Rotterdam NL, Annemarie finished her Master of Arts degree (2001) in the UK at Newcastle University and was supervised by Dr. Peter Stone, one of the UKs leading specialists in heritage education. Since then she has worked for a national park, historical museums, archaeological open-air museums and the Dutch Royal Armouries. She is currently working as the projectccordinator of the 1609 replica Dutch East Indiaship Halve Maen in the city of Hoorn, as a freelance research professional and for the Batavia in Lelystad. Annemarie is a visitor experience and interpretation developer, specialised in engaging visitors through a variety of interpretive techniques and encouraging learning in informal and formal heritage encounters.
Membership type: Individual
Heritage Interpretation Consultant
Gidlow, Chris
United Kingdom
Interpretation Consultant specialising in Live Interpretation, also author and games designer
Membership type: Institutional
Hessenpark Open Air Museum
Alexander Maser
Germany
Membership type: Individual
History's Maid
Vigurs, Kate
United Kingdom
For hire: Sword fighters, highwaymen, pirates, jousters, princesses, executioners, side saddle ladies, men in shining armour, fallen women and so much more. History's Maid is a historical interpretation and research company with a passion for history and bringing it to life in a variety of creative, authentic and engaging ways through workshops and presentations designed for a variety of venues and audiences across the UK. The team is made of professional actors/interpreters, combat experts, horsemen and historians and we can turn our hand to anything from monologues to plays, from lectures to jousts. Company director Dr Kate Vigurs is an experienced and engaging historical interpreter with twelve years professional experience in research, live historical interpretation and re-enactment having worked for Royal Armouries, Imperial War Museum North and English Heritage to name but a few.
Membership type: Individual
Idévision AB
Buttler Jakobsen, Björn M.
Sweden
The Museum of Foteviken in Sweden is an Archeological Open Air Museums and has apart from working with living history and live interpretation three main spheres of activities: * The maritime archaeology and history is the important base of the museum activities. * The task of making the Viking Age and Early Middle Ages resurrect. * The spreading out of knowledge of history via modern IT-techniques. The Museum of Foteviken owns some 70.000 square metres of meadowland at The Bay of Höllviken. Most of this area is a plateau. This land is divided into different areas of activities. The reconstructed Viking Age village, The Viking Reserve is situated upon the plateau. 24 reconstructed houses. working with live interpretation Located in the lowland area are the administration, IT and research buildings.
Membership type: Individual
Maihaugen
Snøan, Berit
Norway
Membership type: Institutional
Middelaldercentret/The Medieval Centre
Petersen, Thit Birk - Curator
Denmark
Membership type: Individual
MOMus
Maria Kokorotskou
Greece
Membership type: Individual
multiVRsum
Orthwein, Michael
Germany
Membership type: Individual
Museum-Theater-Events
Pfenninger, Angela
Germany
My name is Angela Pfenninger, I live in the South-West of Germany and am a historical interpreter. I offer concepts, scripting or scenario draft, as well as actual performance of museum theatre. This can be delivered first or third person, costumed and non-costumed to professional standard in German and English. My focus is on interactive formats that involve the audience (second person interpretation), and I also use methods of biographical theatre. The most unusual work I did was probably for art galleries, and wrtiting a museum comic book. On behalf of the Rhineland-Palatinate Museums Association, I also teach short courses on live interpretation, together with a specialist on historical dance & movement and a costume historian.
Membership type: Individual
Nordic Folkloristics, Åbo Akademi University and The Nordic Museum, Stockholm
Wall, Tora
Sweden
Membership type: Individual
Novitas Heritage, Interpret Europe
Hasselt, Marc Van
Netherlands
Marc operates his own heritage business, Novitas Heritage. He is also Live Interpretation coordinator for Interpret Europe.
Membership type: Institutional
Oslo Skolemuseum
Hesjedal, Marita
Norway
Membership type: Institutional
Prehistorisch Dorp, Eindhoven
Lammers-Keijsers, Yvonne
Netherlands

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