Jess Thorpe is co-Artistic Director of the creative partnership Glas(s) Performance as well co founder and facilitator of Junction 25.
Alongside this work I am currently working part time as Lecturer in Applied Performance at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow where I work with students across BA and MA courses as well as with the DramaWorks programme. Currently I specialize in Theatre in Criminal Justice settings and I recently was involved in founding SPAN (Scottish Prison Arts Network) which is organization dedicated to developing work in Scottish Prisons and post release.
I am also a trustee and staff member for the International Schools Theatre Association where I have led projects in Thailand, Maylasia, Spain, Holland, Italy and Turkey.
As an artist I am passionate about working with people to create original theatre about the questions we have about the world in which we live..
Tashi Gore is co-Artistic Director of the company Glas(s) Performance and co – founder of Junction 25 a company of young people producing original performance works at Tramway in Glasgow.
Tashi has produced, directed and consulted on projects with a number of companies including; National Theatre Scotland, The Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama and Promote YT (Scotland). Alongside running Glas(s) Performance and Junction 25 she also currently works as an Associate Artist with students on the Contemporary Performance Practice Programme at the RSAMD.