Danny Balla

Programme, Partnerships & Training

Danny is a creative facilitator based in Bristol and is committed to empowering young people through the arts and in nurturing ecological resurgence. He has over 20 years experience as a theatre director and creating participatory arts projects, and has supported many organisations as a professional facilitator and trainer. He has worked with LIFEbeat for almost 10 years – initially as a summer camp volunteer and theatre facilitator. Since then has occupied a variety of roles including Programme Lead Facilitator, Camp Director and in developing new Programmes, Partnerships and Training. Danny has a Masters in Social Sculpture from Oxford Brookes, has run his own theatre company, and has been fostering community arts and regeneration a director of Coexist. He is passionate about LIFEbeat’s work in supporting young people to connect with their creativity, express themselves and take action in the world.