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.
Dannie’s poetry work includes the book Open, a collaboration with artist Claire Zakiewicz.
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 2021, she will be playing some of her music live, with a range of musical collaborators under the umbrella of The Vaudevillian Monsters.
In the meantime, you can keep up to date and support her via her Patreon account.
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 will be returning in 2021.
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, and an independent piece about Women in War.
More information will follow on all of this work as it becomes available.