David FarmerNILE Consultant Trainer
David Farmer is a freelance theatre director and drama lecturer. He has a B.Ed (Hons) degree and worked as a primary school teacher before moving into professional theatre production. He established Tiebreak Theatre Company in 1981, directing, writing and producing shows and workshops for children and young people in schools, theatres, art centres and festivals across the UK, Canada and the USA. Since 2005 he has worked widely as a drama consultant, published five books on educational drama and established the website dramaresource.com.
His NILE online course Drama Games for Language Teaching (2018) won first place as ‘Best Resource for Teachers’, awarded by the English Speaking Union in 2018 and his online course The Inspiring Drama Teacher was shortlisted for ‘Outstanding Drama Education Resource’ in the Music and Drama Awards 2020.