Barry is a Freelance artist, performer, choreographer and teacher in aerial circus skills, acting, movement, physical theatre and devising new works. He gained a BA in Acting Studies (Arden School of Theatre) and a PTTLS, Qualified Circus Teacher Training, (Circommedia, Bristol).
Barry’s involvement at the Black -E includes teaching Circus and producing performances with young people. He has previously worked throughout the northwest and in Bristol, with local authorities, schools, colleges, theatres and drug re-habilitation groups. He is Artistic Director of Black & Blue theatre company, a multi-disciplinary company that combines live music, theatre and storytelling to make new works. The company have produced and performed New Circus theatre in Scotland and North West UK since 2001.