Dannie-Lu Carr is a Multi-Disciplined Creative Practitioner. She is a Writer (Author Non-Fiction, Poet and Scriptwriter), Singer/Songwriter, Voiceover Artist and Theatre Director. In her earlier years she trained and jobbed as an actor and now occasionally trains actors in Meisner Technique, for which she is highly esteemed in both the UK and France.
Dannie is also a Leadership, Communications and Creativity Specialist and the founder of Creative Wavelengths™. In 2015, Dannie gave the much-acclaimed TEDx Talk on The Inconvenient Truth for Culture.
Her scriptwriting work includes the short films Things To Remember, The Grey Room and she is currently working on a new pilot of a series.
Dannie’s poetry work includes the book Open, a collaboration with artist Claire Zakiewicz and the up and coming book Words of Love, based on her recent exhibition of the same name.
You can support and keep up to date with Dannie’s writing projects here
Dannie has been writing lyrics and playing music since she was about 8 years old. It has taken her a while to circle back and find her groove with music. In 2020, she will be playing some of her music live, for the first time, as well as releasing her album ‘Clown’.
As an actor Dannie has played many roles on stage, radio and screen. Her voice has been used for C4, C5 and BBC3 trailers, Eurosport documentaries, Classic FM idents, Charity Campaigns and Children’s TV. She is represented by Red 24 Artists for her voiceover work.
You can listen to her reels here:
Dannie’s theatre directing work includes Chamber Music, Top Girls, Marat/Sade, Look Back in Anger, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Death of a Salesman, A View From the Bridge, Mother Courage, O Go My Man, The Caucasian Chalk Circle, and Closer. She has been directing theatre since 1998.
In 2019, Dannie directed the three-times award winning Fool For Love by Sam Shepard for Compagnie-du-Vingt-Trois in Paris and Avignon. This production is currently being reworked for 2020.
Dannie is also currently working with Oxia Theatre on It’s Because of You, an innovative and hard-hitting piece which addresses coercive control in relationships.
More information will follow as it becomes available.