Colin Thornton works as a Writer and Director in both Film and Theatre. He has been teaching both drama and screen acting extensively for the past 6-years. In 2013 he directed the short film, ESCAPE PLANS as part of the Calipo’s Sharp Focus film project. He also wrote the short, TWO HEARTS as part of the Irish Film Board Signatures scheme which was nominated for a European Film Academy Award in 2012.
Alan has worked as an actor for over 20 years, working extensively in Theatre, TV, Radio and Film. With a parallel career as an Acting Teacher and Drama Facilitator he regularly works with Actors and Performers with a variety of skill levels. He has directed over 20 stage productions and currently works for the National Association for Youth Drama.