About Us

 

Josee Colley, Founder Bio

Josee Colley started out as an actress and later trained as a teacher at Kingston University, Surrey. She studied  English and Drama as her major subjects. She worked in UK schools for 2 years as a class teacher. After marrying a teacher based in Hong Kong, she taught English to second language learners in Chinese primary schools for 15 years. In 2013, she started a distance learning Master’s Degree in ‘The Advanced Teaching of Shakespeare’ at Warwick University, UK. This degree was co-engineered by the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) and Warwick University. From 2013, she began teaching Shakespeare through drama to her primary school students. In 2017, after completing her degree at Warwick, she founded Shakespeare Experts and began leading workshops in Chinese secondary schools as well.

In 2020, Josee joined David Farmer’s Drama Resource team as an instructor. David , who is a teacher, author, and director, has been teaching teachers and children for many years. His website Drama Resource (https://dramaresource.com) is popular with teachers from all over the world, who have done his online course.  (‘About us’ page on website: www.https://Shakespeareexpets.com)

I love to see students gain confidence and enjoy acting out characters, not only those from Shakespeare plays. It energises me!
Wholesome drama is beneficial to children; it is a natural way to learn new things.