Amanda Root

Founder & Board Chair

Amanda is a professional actor and has performed in numerous theatre, film and TV roles. She has worked extensively with the RSC, as well as in the West End and on Broadway. Amanda played Anne Elliot in Roger Michell’s award-winning production of ‘Persuasion’. She has also directed several theatre productions and enjoys sculpting in her spare time.

Amanda founded Talitha Arts in 2010. Amanda is passionate about justice and equality, and her vision for Talitha was to give voice to the voiceless through the freedom of the creative arts. Amanda united the skills of actors musicians, artists, dancers and art therapists to create unique, therapeutic art workshops that restore dignity, meaning and hope for those have experienced domestic violence/abuse, those living with dementia, trauma, ex-offenders, refugees and children.

What We Do

Talitha Arts is a UK charity that delivers therapeutic arts workshops and training for those who have experienced trauma, abuse, violence, homelessness and for those living with dementia. Talitha workshops and workshop training are delivered in the UK and overseas. 

Mission & Values 

Talitha Arts exists to serve individuals who are considered vulnerable by bringing restoration, transformation and value to their lives through expressive creative arts workshops. We aim to be person-centered, courageous, and creative.


Talitha Arts
13 Wolseley Avenue 
London, United Kingdom
SW19 8BG

Phone: 02084189754

Registered Charity: 1162475

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