Name : Samantha Porciello Company :The Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast Position :Outreach and education officer. Role : Samantha will be responsible for designing, developing, implementing and monitoring community arts activities for the benefit and enjoyment of the wider community. Track record : An experienced community arts educator, Samantha has worked in South East Asia where she was involved with the United Nations Volunteers and more recently for The Library Theatre Company Education Department in Manchester.
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