Claire studied at University College London and went on to train at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Currently the Head of Performing Arts at a large 6th form college, she is a highly experienced teacher and director. She runs an award winning youth theatre company who perform work at festivals locally and nationally. They have been selected to represent the Eastern area at All England Theatre Festival on three occasions with productions of Underground Lovers (Jean Tardieu), pool (no water), (Mark Ravenhill) and Cider With Rosie (adapted by James Roose Evans). Claire also teaches and examines for LAMDA as well as coaching students for Drama school auditions. She has recently formed her own theatre company, Birds on a Wire and their production of Tell me on a Sunday will mark the launch of the company in the Autumn.