Dannie-Lu Carr is a Multi-Disciplined Creative Practitioner. She is a writer, singer/songwriter, actor, voiceover artist, and award-winning theatre director. She trains actors in Meisner Technique, for which she is highly esteemed.

Dannie-Lu 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.


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Dannie-Lu recently played the role of Martha in 'Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?' at The Stables Theatre in Hastings to strong reviews.



Dannie-Lu 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-Lu’s debut album Chunky Bitty Mermaid was released by Pastiche Records in October 2023. The album was produced by Sarah Gillespie and recorded at Eastcote Studios in London. Sign up for updates on music releases and gigs here.



As an actor, Dannie-Lu 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:

Clip 1 - House Reel

Clip 2 - Commercial Reel

Clip 3 - Narration Reel


Theatre Directing

Dannie-Lu’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-Lu directed the three-times award winning Fool For Love by Sam Shepard for Compagnie-du-Vingt-Trois in Paris and Avignon.