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‘It was the safe laboratory I have been craving in every rehearsal room I have ever set foot in’ Ellis Kerkhoven (actor, writer, director)


‘Since the workshop I have experienced a real shift in my performances both as a musician in the concerts I have done, and in my teaching’

Neyire Ashworth (musician, performer)


‘An inspiration! A fantastic three days’ Joanna Holden (actor)


‘It's helped me to enjoy my stand up more, given me a fresh perspective and helped me to value myself more as an artist’ Andi Osho (comedian)


'I am much more of a risk taker now. I am a lot less afraid of showing the real me' Sylvie Gallant (opera singer)


'I had multiple answers to my question about whether it was time to put my performer to bed - a Roaring of NO!’  Di Sherlock (director, writer, actor)


‘I have found renewed strength and awareness of myself…I can't hide or deny my artistry anymore' Hannah Kimpton (actor)


‘It was empowering to "play" with my voice again, something I have not done for a long time as I am mainly facilitating others with their voices – and not valuing my

own enough!’ Jenni Roditi (composer)


‘The workshop was beneficial in helping me make a connection with who I am and that in itself is huge’ Ellen Dickie (poet)


‘Palpable excitement about what the future holds has been stirred’ Mairi Campbell (singer)


‘I felt bold, present, justified, creative and powerful’ Richard McQuarrie (actor)


‘I stepped out of the place of limitation or BOUNDARY with my voice and touched a sense of boundlessness, which is now propelling me forward' Mallika McCarthy



'A subtle and sophisticated approach...As a mature artist I wanted a workshop where I could determine the direction of my exploration in a supportive environment with insightful guidance, and this workshop delivered 100%' Claire Russ (choreographer, founder of the Claire Russ Ensemble)


'Kath’s style is friendly, human and down to earth while she embraces the roles of guardian, mentor, tutor, director, facilitator, provocateur and more.  Kath has attended beautifully to the design of the course' Peta Lily (performer,director, Clown and Dark Clown teacher)


‘It was the best thing ever for me. I've done workshops for years on so many things. But nothing I have ever done has been so well led, grounded, connected, spiritual, fun, intense, enjoyable’ David Barker (musician)


‘I would recommend this workshop to absolutely ANY artist who wants to explore their own artistic practice in a safe, supportive, challenging, spiritual environment and isn't finding it anywhere else’  Juliette Jeanclaude (painter and performer)


'The work we experienced in this workshop can be life-changing for an artist’ Tina Ellen Lee (Artistic Director of Opera Circus)


'The Artist is a sacred permeable thing' Paul Oertel


Authentic Artist Collective is a Community Interest Company registered in Scotland.

Number: SC559833          Company Address: Post Office House   The Square   Blackness   West Lothian   EH49 7NG           Directors: Kath Burlinson and Chris Grady