Pat Wolfe has been involved with the NSDF for 45 years or so. Her roles at the Festival, as well as with the National Student Theatre Company and Springboard Theatre Company, include, in no particular order: Selector, adviser to the Artistic Director, archivist, sponsor, designer, manager of and taking part in auditions, proof reader, typist, box office manager, courier, chauffeur, meet and greet, casting director, venue selection consultant, admin assistant, schedule planner, festival route planner, cook, sommelier, hostess, message and telephone receptionist, theatrical agent, travel agent and counsellor. Pat has represented the NSDF at Drama Festivals in Bratislava, Brno, Brussels, Lithuania, Martin (Slovakia) and Nijmegen.She has also worked as Auditions Co-ordinator at Central School of Speech and Drama and as part-time PA to the Principal at the Court Theatre Training Company. Pat originally trained as a teacher and for many years taught full time in secondary schools in North London. Latterly she specialised in working with students who have Specific Learning Difficulties.