Our Departments

Producing, Programming, Touring and Creative Programmes

The Producing, Programming, Touring and Creative Programmes team oversees all 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 Producing, Programming, Touring and Creative Programmes team

Schools & workshops: [email protected]

Programming: [email protected]

Auditions: [email protected]

Opportunities for artists: [email protected]

Curve Young Company: [email protected]

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Nikolai Foster

DIRECTOR OF PRODUCING AND PROGRAMMING
Will Mauchline

PRODUCER (Made at Curve)
Laura Blackley

PROGRAMME MANAGER
Hannah Leek

PA TO ARTISTIC DIRECTOR AND PRODUCING ASSISTANT
Mary Jayne Harding-Scott

PA TO CEO
Amy Crighton

BIRKBECK TRAINEE DIRECTOR
Joe Gilmour

DIRECTOR OF CREATIVE PROGRAMMES
Kay Hardiman

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
Cara Nolan

CREATIVE PROGRAMMES COMMUNITY PRACTITIONER (Supported by The Headley Trust)
Lily Viney

CREATIVE PROGRAMMES PRACTITIONER 
Chandni Mistry

CREATIVE PROGRAMMES ASSISTANT & SPEAK UP PROGRAMMER
Tamika Gore

CREATIVE PROGRAMMES ADMINISTRATOR
Rosie Boxall

SCHOOLS & PARTNERSHIPS MANAGER
Lorrine Douglas

Communications

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]

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, AUDIENCES AND COMMERCIAL OPERATIONS
Claire Ward

HEAD OF MARKETING AND SALES
Stephen Chalmers

HEAD OF PRESS & DIGITAL
Fiona Moore

MARKETING & ACCESS MANAGER
Nicola Allen

MARKETING OFFICERS
Clare Geeson & Amy Thomson

PRESS AND SOCIAL MEDIA ASSISTANT
Isabel Sheldon

AUDIENCES AND ACCESS CO-ORDINATOR
Lisa Brain

GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Justin Gladwin

DIGITAL CONTENT ASSISTANT
Jonathan Pryke

Box Office

Our Box Office team members are responsible for taking bookings for all Curve shows, activities and workshops, as well as answering any questions our customers may have.

The Box Office team schedules Curve’s access performances, building tours and provides a dedicated booking service for groups and schools.

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]

SYSTEMS & DATA MANAGER
Alex Rickells

BOX OFFICE MANAGER
Charlotte Powell

BOX OFFICE SUPERVISORS
John Boyle and Paula Konasionok

BOX OFFICE CO-ORDINATOR 
Elizabeth Ellis

BOX OFFICE ASSISTANTS
Johnathon Peace, Jessica Dobbie, Josef Shepherd, and Joel Newton

CRM & DATA ASSISTANT
Emily Taylor

Fundraising

Our Fundraising Team raise awareness of Curve’s work as a registered charity and highlight the difference that donations make to our work, both off and on our stages. To read more, please visit Curve for All.

If you would like to support Curve with a donation, please contact the Fundraising Team at [email protected] You can also support us through our membership scheme, by becoming a Supporter, Friend or Patron, or by joining the Made at Curve Circle.

Curve (Leicester Theatre Trust Limited; registered charity no 230708) is registered with the Fundraising Regulator and the Fundraising Preference Service.

DIRECTOR OF FUNDRAISING
Tessa Stanley-Price

FUNDRAISING AND EVENTS MANAGER
Jo Dunn

FUNDRAISING OFFICER
Roberta Bernardelli

 

Facilities

Our Facilities team members are responsible for the upkeep of our award-winning building. The team also plays an important role in ensuring 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.

DIRECTOR OF BUILDINGS AND OPERATIONS
Philip Lisseman

FACILITIES MANAGER
Andy Gibbs

SENIOR MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN
Ian Moss

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN
Jamie Cumberland

Finance

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]

FINANCE AND HR DIRECTOR
Linda Dixon

FINANCE MANAGER
Peter Jackson

SENIOR FINANCE OFFICER
Pam Grant

FINANCE ASSISTANT
Pallvi Sharma

PAYROLL ADMINISTRATOR
Diane Walker

Hospitality

The Hospitality and Operations team oversees all Front of House and public aspects of our building, including our Stage Door Bar and Green Room Café.

The team continuously strives to deliver excellent customer service whilst maintaining the comfort, safety and security of audiences, customers, visitors and staff.

Contact the Visitor Experience Hospitality team: [email protected]

Contact the Visitor Experience Operations team: [email protected]

FOOD AND BEVERAGE MANAGER (OPERATIONS)
Hannah Holden

FOOD AND BEVERAGE MANAGER (CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE)
Ciara Wynne

HEAD CHEF 
Tom Nelson

SENIOR HOSPITALITY SUPERVISOR
Yuliya Zlatkova

HOSPITALITY SUPERVISORS
Reanna Tookey, Faith Lines and Tia Easton

HOSPITALITY ASSISTANTS
Leah Tookey, Matthew Flanagan, and Daria Brzostowicz

CHEF SUPERVISOR
Beth Henton

KITCHEN ASSISTANT
Binoy Jacob

Visitor Experience / Operations

The Visitor Experience team looks after the Front of House operations of our building.

The team continuously strives to deliver excellent customer service whilst maintaining the comfort, safety and security of audiences, customers, visitors and staff.

Contact the Visitor Experience team: [email protected]

VISITOR EXPERIENCE MANAGER
Thomas Preston

VISITOR EXPERIENCE CO-ORDINATOR
Sarah Williamson

DUTY MANAGERS
Rebecca Hume, Skye Binnersley & Jenni Tebbutt

STAGE DOOR RECEPTIONISTS
Megan Cliffe, Amber Willmott, Lauren Haigh, and Emily Wall

SENIOR SECURITY OFFICER
Michael Crowe

SECURITY OFFICER
Martin Hanley

HOUSEKEEPING CO-ORDINATOR
Ali Hassan Baz

HOUSEKEEPING SUPERVISOR
Shanade Toussaint

HOUSEKEEPING OPERATIVES
Abi Smith-Howell, Dekka Omar, Jasmine Wilkinson, Leah Swinback, Maria Brito, Shannon Smith, Shaquilla Anderson, Tracy Wyatt

Human Resources

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]

PEOPLE & HR MANAGER
Shilpa Mistry

HR CO-ORDINATOR
Rob Hewson

HR ADMINISTRATOR
Kiera Madine

ICT

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]

ICT MANAGER
Chris Moore

SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR
Jake Murphy

 

Technical

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]

DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF PRODUCTION
Jonathan Laidlow

HEAD OF SOUND & VIDEO
Dave Norton

HEAD OF STAGE & AUTOMATION
James Dainty

HEAD OF WARDROBE 
Edd Lindley

ASSISTANT HEAD OF LIGHTING
Joe McDonald

ASSISTANT HEAD OF SOUND & VIDEO
Angel Rossell De Pablos

ASSISTANT HEAD OF STAGE & AUTOMATION
Martin Pickard

ASSISTANT HEAD OF WARDROBE
Lucy Pritchard

SENIOR LIGHTING TECHNICIANS
Nathan Clamp, Rhys Parker, Jude Michell and Jonathan Payne

SENIOR STAGE & AUTOMATION TECHNICIAN
Jasdeep Singh and Mark Kenny

SENIOR SOUND AND VIDEO TECHNICIAN
James Simpson and Jack Harper

STAGE & AUTOMATION TECHNICIANS
Milton Robinson, Georgia Thomson, Jonathan Painting, Eleanor Deacon and Fraser Tew

SOUND AND VIDEO TECHNICIANS
Li Li Peberdy

LIGHTING TECHNICIANS
Matt Dyas and Steph Modd

WARDROBE TECHNICIAN
Rachael Matthews