She facilitated and devised with the group The Mule (2002), and It’s About Time (2003). All these plays explored the effects of drug use. She also directed The Dream an adaptation of Shakespeare A Midsummer Nights Dream with members of Vita Nova and the police.
Stemming from her work with Vita Nova. In particular the creation of the group and Scratchin’ the Surface. Sharon has undertaken in depth research around the potential positive effects of applied drama for people in recovery. After five years Sharon decided to stand down as director of Vita Nova.
Currently she lectures in Applied Drama and Theatre in Education at Winchester University. Much of her freelance practice involves the use of Applied drama with disaffected young adults and adults in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction
She is also co director of State of Play a reincarnation of (BTIE) and an accomplished freelance director /facilitator.