Mandy Wheeler is an award-winning writer and director who runs Punch It Up, a workshop and creative sessions host which helps creative professionals learn and develop their artistic and performance skills. Mandy was formerly the creative director and founder of her own production company Mandy Wheeler Sound Productions which was responsible for the production of thousands of radio commercials. Mandy has since headed down the education route, setting up Punch It Up, along with her team of industry experts, made up of directors, writers, designers and publishers. Punch It Up hosts workshops and retreats to help creative professionals expand their skills in all areas, whether it’s their improvisational ability, creative writing, set design or artistic skills. Mandy continues her teaching pursuits outside Punch It Up as a visiting lecturer at University of Lincoln, Falmouth University and Buckinghamshire New University.