Dannie-Lu Carr is a Multi-Disciplined Creative Practitioner. She is an author, singer/songwriter, actor, voiceover artist, and theatre director. She also trains actors in Meisner Technique, for which she is highly esteemed.
Dannie is a Leadership, Communications and Creativity Specialist and the founder of Flaming Leadership and Creative Wavelengths™. In 2015, she gave the much-acclaimed TEDx Talk on The Inconvenient Truth for Culture.
Dannie recently played the role of Martha in 'Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?' at The Stables Theatre in Hastings to strong reviews.
Dannie has written non-fiction books around Assertiveness and has collaborated on the Psychologies Magazine book, Real Ambition.
Her poetry work includes the book Open, a collaboration with artist Claire Zakiewicz.
Dannie has been writing lyrics and playing music since she was about 8 years old. As well as her solo work, she works with a range of musical collaborators under the name of The Vaudevillian Monsters.
In 2023 she will be recording her debut solo album at the renowned Eastcote Studios in London.
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 The House of Bernarda Alba. 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.