Myette Whalley-Godwyn


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Myette Whalley-Godwyn

Myette Godwyn studied Expressive Arts (fine art and theatre) BA (Hons) degree at Brighton Arts School before training as an actor with Cygnet Training Theatre Company in Exeter.

She started working professionally in theatre from the age of 13 years, touring the length and breadth of Britain and Europe with her parents company The Palm Court Theatre Orchestra. As an actor she has worked for Rep. Theatre seasons, children's tours, International Festivals, summer seasons and for children's TV.

Myette started her own theatre company in 2000, called Whirlwind Theatre, after being commissioned to write and produce a community play for Cannock Chase Museum. Following this, she wrote and produced Goldilocks and the Three Blues Bears, which toured to SW English theatres.  Moving to Lancaster in 2003 she established  her company and produced yearly summer productions, including: Toad of Toad Hall, Around the Pond in 80 Days, Lighthouse Keepers Lunch, The Selfish Giant, and The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and The Tempest, with professional actors, musicians and children from all backgrounds and abilities. She wrote traditional pantomimes of Mother Goose and The Kings New Clothes, also a sensory storytelling play called Hamish Bear and The Storytelling Magpie. Since moving to Pitlochry she has worked as a scenic artist and as a youth theatre facilitator for Pitlochry Festival Theatre, whilst developing new works.

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