Trudi is a concoction of play, design, and communication working as a facilitator and experiential designer from Melbourne, Australia.
With a rich 20 year history in the arts, she is a theatre maker, actor, producer, and director and specializes in working beyond the fourth wall through role-play and immersive theatre. As an arts practitioner, she has performed on the West End, toured shows through Europe, and founded theatre companies in both London and Australia.
Her innate curiosity for human behavior led her towards facilitation and she now specializes in workshops that revolve around creative thinking and play. Certified with the Institute for Experiential Learning, she revels in combining arts, the experiential learning cycle, the science of play, and design thinking through her Masters of Design Futures at RMIT University.
Her workshops and courses delivered online and in person, contain an active, experiential element and she has immersed herself in hundreds of businesses to provide them with culturally suited creative solutions that embrace lifelong learning. She has worked in manufacturing, conservation, insurance, and emergency services and can attest that creativity and communication are skills needed across all industries.
She passionately believes that creativity is vital for the evolution of the species and that lifelong learning is essential for a rich fulfilling journey. Some of her career highlights include conducting an orchestra, holding a luncheon at the House of Lords, and making her own didgeridoo.