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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: [email protected]
Programming: [email protected]
Auditions: [email protected]
Opportunities for artists: [email protected]
Curve Young Company: [email protected]
RESIDENT ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
Carol Leeming MBE
PRODUCER – CURVE ON TOUR
PROGRAMMING & SCHEDULING CO-ORDINATOR
HEAD OF LEARNING
NEW WORK ASSOCIATE
YOUTH AND COMMUNITY PRACTITIONER
ASSISTANT TO ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
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 AUDIENCES
HEAD OF COMMUNICATIONS
PRESS AND DIGITAL MANAGER
SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER
AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT & ACCESS OFFICER
GRAPHIC DESIGN APPRENTICE
Located inside Curve, our Box 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 Box Office on 0116 242 3595
Contact the Box Office team: [email protected]
Contact the Group Sales team: [email protected]
For queries about access performances, please contact: [email protected]
SALES & DATA MANAGER
BOX OFFICE MANAGER
BOX OFFICE MANAGER (MATERNITY COVER)
BOX OFFICE SUPERVISORS
Eve Wills, Kieran Andrews
LEAD SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR
SALES & DATA ASSISTANT
TICKET SALES ASSISTANTS
Anne Evered, Safiya Patel, Johnathon Peace, Eve Wills-Wilson, Megan Cliffe & Georgia Bailey.
GROUP SALES MANAGER
As a registered charity (number 230708), we rely on the support of individuals, trusts and businesses to help us achieve our mission of creating exceptional and compelling experiences. Our Fundraising team are responsible for raising awareness of Curve’s charitable status and the difference philanthropic income makes to the work we do.
We actively work with friends of Curve to generate charitable income to enable us to engage and inspire a modern, diverse audience both through our work on stage and in the community.
Friends of Curve have the opportunity to support our charitable work whilst also saving money through our Membership scheme.
Curve and the Leicester Theatre Trust Limited are registered with the Fundraising Preference Service.
Contact the Fundraising team: [email protected]
HEAD OF FUNDRAISING
Our dedicated Business Relations team manage both the venue hire operation and source sponsors and partners to support our shows and community programmes.
Curve is ideal for your meeting or conference, with three theatres of varying capacity plus rehearsal and seminar rooms available for hire. We are experienced in hosting workshops, seminars, small conferences, breakout spaces, product launches, exhibitions, team-building events and meetings.
Talk to us about your next event: [email protected]
Our sponsorship team match your objectives with the future shows and activities to ensure that you see a positive ROI, whether you are looking for innovative customer/colleague incentives or activities that match your own CSR objectives.
For more information on sponsorship, please contact Alex Bliss: [email protected]
HEAD OF HOSPITALITY & BUSINESS RELATIONS
SPONSORSHIP AND PROJECTS MANAGER
SPONSORSHIP & EVENTS ADMINISTRATOR
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]
BUILDINGS AND TECHNICAL DIRECTOR
SENIOR MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN
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 they also provide support to all areas within the theatre and to our external stakeholders.
Contact the Finance team: [email protected]
SENIOR FINANCE OFFICER
PAYROLL & FINANCE ADMINISTRATOR
The Hospitality team provides food and beverage services for all aspects of our organisation. This ranges from our Café and Bar to catering for corporate clients using Curve for their event or conference. 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]
Tazmyn Thomson & Violet Sande
SENIOR HOSPITALITY SUPERVISOR
Ali Hassan, Kayleigh Heel & Matt Shepherd
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]
HR & OPERATIONS DIRECTOR
HR CO-ORDINATOR & SAFEGUARDING OFFICER
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: ICT[email protected]
SENIOR ICT TECHNICIAN
The Visitor Experience 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 Visitor Experience team: [email protected]
VISITOR EXPERIENCE MANAGER
ASSISTANT VISITOR EXPERIENCE MANAGER
VISITOR EXPERIENCE ADMINISTRATOR
Carol Breward, Colette Davies, Pat Conlon & Henry North
STAGE DOOR RECEPTIONISTS
Lindsey Heslop, Kate Shilladay, Danielle Satchell & Katie Wincott
Simon Henry & Carl White
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]
HEAD OF TECHNICAL
DEPUTY HEAD OF TECHNICAL
HEAD OF LIGHTING
HEAD OF STAGE & AUTOMATION
HEAD OF LIGHTING
HEAD OF SOUND & VIDEO
HEAD OF WARDROBE
DEPUTY HEAD OF LIGHTING
Steven Ratcliffe & David Hately
DEPUTY HEADS OF STAGE & AUTOMATION
Will Kenny, James Dainty & Martin Pickard
DEPUTY HEAD OF SOUND & VIDEO
DEPUTY HEAD OF WARDROBE
Adam Bee, Jude Michell, Robin Potter & James Stokes, Aaron Patchett.
Mark Kenny, Milton Robinson, Dan Turner, Emily Walker, Matilda Koli.
Jack Harper & Anthony Sotelo