Saffron Gillies

Creative Engagement Lead

Saffron is a participatory drama artist, storyteller and performer. She has a keen interest in the power of arts-based learning to spark connections, increase our sense of wellbeing and to spread joy while tackling big questions.

Saffron studied Musical Theatre at New College Lanarkshire, before going on to specialise in participatory art; undertaking training in Creative Learning with the Royal Lyceum Theatre Company, and later a postgraduate masters degree in Applied Arts and Social Practice at Queen Margaret University. She now has over 7 years of experience in working with children, young people and community members in a variety of settings and has been fortunate to work with organisations and participants across Scotland.

Saffron joined the Eco Drama team as a drama artist and performer in 2021, and loves working outdoors and connecting to nature.

Eco Drama team - Saffron Gillies