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The Artistic team oversees all the creative activities at Curve, from producing our critically acclaimed productions and commissioning new work to programming shows for our theatre spaces.
Off-stage, the team also delivers our educational work for schools and universities, runs Curve Young Company and supports and develops emerging artists.
Contact the Artistic team
Schools, workshops & Curve Young Company: [email protected]
Programming: [email protected]
Auditions: [email protected]
Opportunities for artists: [email protected]
Tash Taylor Johnson
PRODUCER – CURVE ON TOUR
HEAD OF LEARNING
ARTIST DEVELOPMENT CO-ORDINATOR
ARTISTIC EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
The Communications Team strategically and tactically manages all internal and external communications for Curve.
We are the central contact for all marketing and publicity and our core aim is to raise the local, national and international profile of Curve and encourage as many people as possible to visit our building and see a show.
Contact the Communications team: [email protected]
Contact the Press Office: [email protected]
DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS & FUNDRAISING
PRESS AND DIGITAL MANAGER
Located inside Curve and at our Ticket Sales Outlet in Highcross, our Ticket Office teams are responsible for taking bookings for all Curve shows, activities and workshops as well as answering any questions our customers may have.
We schedule Curve’s access performances, building tours and provide a dedicated booking service for groups and schools. We also manage Curve’s operation as a ticketing agent and online merchandise sales.
Call the Ticket Office on 0116 242 3595
Contact the Ticket Office team: [email protected]
Contact the Group Sales team: [email protected]
SALES AND REVENUE MANAGER
TICKET OFFICE AND GROUP SALES MANAGER
DEPUTY TICKET OFFICE MANAGER
CRM & DATA OFFICER
TICKET SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR
TICKET OFFICE TEAM LEADER
TICKET SALES ASSISTANTS
Louise-Ann Dennard, Johnathon Peace, Charlotte Powell, Safiya Patel, Jack Saul-Diaz, Megan Matthews-Henry, Luke Theobald
GROUP SALES EXECUTIVE
Curve is a registered charity (number 230708). The Development department is made up of our fundraising, membership and events teams who endeavour to increase the awareness of our charitable status and our work in the community.
We are also responsible for generating additional income that helps to support the charitable objectives and artistic aspirations of our organisation.
We work closely with local businesses, providing them with a range of opportunities to be associates of Curve from sponsorship, Business Club membership, through to networking opportunities at our B2B events.
Contact the Development team: [email protected]
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATOR
Curve’s dedicated Events Team manages all aspects of our venue hire operation.
Our two theatres and stage can be opened out into one unique space. Used as three individual areas or in combination to meet your specific requirements, these spaces are ideal for large-scale conferences, product launches, exhibitions and ceremonies with a maximum combined capacity of 1,150.
We have five meeting rooms that are perfect for smaller events such as workshops, seminars, small conferences, breakout spaces, product launches, team-building events and meetings. Our meeting rooms have flexible capacities ranging from 60-200.
Contact the team: [email protected]
HEAD OF BUSINESS RELATIONS
PROJECTS AND EVENTS OFFICER
Our Facilities team is responsible for the upkeep of our award-winning building. The team also play an important role to ensure that the building is running efficiently by monitoring energy usage and ensuring all equipment is run and maintained to maximum capacity.
In 2013, we were awarded an Industry Green certificate in recognition of our strong commitment to managing Curve’s carbon footprint and improving our environmental impact.
For more information on our Environmental Strategy or with any enquiries relating to Facilities, contact [email protected]
TECHNICAL AND CAPITAL PROJECTS DIRECTOR
The Finance team look after funding, budgeting, forecasting and cashflow operations of Curve, keeping control of our finances so that Curve can continue to produce great quality productions and creative activities for all to enjoy.
As a team we also provide support to all areas within the theatre and to our external stakeholders.
Contact the Finance team: [email protected]
PAYROLL & FINANCE ADMINISTRATOR
The Hospitality team provides food and beverage services for all aspects of our organisation. This ranges from our Café, Bar and Show Dining to catering for corporate clients using Curve for their event or conference. We have a 40 strong hospitality team, including our own Head Chef, and all of our produce is sourced in house through our nominated supply chain.
We pledge to support local farmers where we can by using locally sourced food grown in our area, all British sourced milk and eggs, and in turn helping to reduce carbon omissions through transportation and supporting a cleaner environment.
As well as supporting British food, we strongly support the Fairtrade foundation, and ensure all of our fish comes from sustainable, well-managed marine sources.
Contact the Hospitality team: [email protected]
HEAD OF HOSPITALITY
FOOD AND BEVERAGE MANAGER
CHEF DE PARTIE
Russell Moore, Rebecca Wood
CAFÉ ASSISTANT MANAGER
CAFÉ SHIFT LEADERS
Ali Hassan, Hannah Holden, Paul Rogers
The Human Resources team is responsible for managing employees’ time with Curve for the whole of their employment life cycle.
As well as the day to day administrative HR tasks including recruitment, coordinating work experience and apprentice placements, we also work on larger projects in order to continually improve employees’ experience of Curve and to attract the best people into our organisation.
Contact the HR team: [email protected]
HEAD OF HR & OPERATIONS
The ICT team provides, supports and maintains all IT and communication services at Curve, for and on behalf of all departments.
Contact the ICT team: [email protected]
SENIOR ICT TECHNICIAN
The Operations department consists of Duty Managers, Reception and Ushering staff who are responsible for managing the public areas of our building. The team continuously strives to deliver excellent customer service whilst maintaining the safety and security of audiences, customers, visitors and staff.
Contact the Operations team: [email protected]
VISITOR EXPERIENCE MANAGER
VISITOR EXPERIENCE MANAGER (MATERNITY COVER)
ASSISTANT VISITOR EXPERIENCE MANAGER (MATERNITY COVER)
Emiliano Kindsvater, Carol Breward, Colette Hampton
STAGE DOOR TEAM LEADER/OPS COORDINATOR
STAGE DOOR RECEPTIONISTS
Kimberley Alinea, Lindsey Heslop, Robert Palk, Francesca Picciano Moss
Curve’s technical team attracts some of the most highly skilled technicians in the industry. The team looks after lighting, sound, video, stage and wardrobe and provide technical support to visiting companies as well as working on our own Curve productions and supporting off-stage activities around the building.
A typical week can see us working on all aspects of a Curve musical in the Theatre – from making costumes to running stage management – as well as supporting a visiting production in the Studio, setting up for a conference for hundreds of delegates around the building, working on a children’s show in a Rehearsal Room and managing performances on the Foyer Stage.
Contact the Technical team: [email protected]
TECHNICAL & CAPITAL PROJECTS DIRECTOR
HEAD OF WARDROBE
DEPUTY HEAD OF WARDROBE
HEAD OF PRODUCTION
HEAD OF STAGE AND AUTOMATION
HEAD OF STAGE AND AUTOMATION (Interim)
DEPUTY HEADS OF STAGE AND AUTOMATION
Tim Stabler, Tom French
HEAD OF LIGHTING
HEAD OF SOUND AND VIDEO
DEPUTY HEADS OF LIGHTING AND SOUND
David Cooper, David Hately
RESIDENT COMPANY STAGE MANAGER
TECHNICAL CO-ORDINATOR (MATERNITY COVER)
Adam Bee, Will Kenny, Milton Robinson, James Dainty, Joe McDonald, Georgina Crane, Matt Willars, Neil Foulis