Rebecca Friel

Director, Odd Arts

Aude Charillon

Rebecca co founded Odd Arts whilst still at The University of Manchester studying Drama and following her work and training with the 'legend' Augusto Boal in Brazil. Rebecca has a keen interest in using interactive and participant lead theatre performances to tackle radicalisation, youth violence and

aggressive behaviour. Odd Arts works across the criminal justice sector using applied theatre and film to increase opportunities and skills, overcome barriers, and reduce risk. Rebecca sits on the National Arts Alliance for Criminal Justice.