Jenna Thorne

Artistic Director

Jenna is an actor, director, and writer who combines her skills in the arts and organisational leadership to serve communities and restore hope, dignity and worth to vulnerable groups. Alongside her role at Talitha, she is also Creative Arts Director of LifeWorks Creative Arts Centre in Loughton, Essex. Jenna has worked in the creative arts and ministry sectors - providing and implementing creative resources for churches, and organisations. She is passionate about the arts in her community, and serves as the Chair of Loughton Art Trail. She holds a Masters of Fine Arts from East 15 Acting School (University of Essex) and a BA from University of Toronto.

After joining Talitha as a practitioner, Jenna joined the Talitha team as Associate Artistic Director in January 2020. She became Artistic Director in July 2020.
Having experience in interfaith work, climate activism, refugee work and therapeutic drama (both in the UK and abroad); Jenna believes the creative arts can instil a sense of hope, dignity, worth; and shine light on the unique and inherent value of every individual.

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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