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: learning@curvetheatre.co.uk

Programming: programming@curvetheatre.co.uk

Auditions: auditions@curvetheatre.co.uk

Opportunities for artists: artistdevelopment@curvetheatre.co.uk

Curve Young Company: cycc@curvetheatre.co.uk

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Nikolai Foster

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
Rebekah Jones

PRODUCER (Made at Curve)
Laura Blackley

ARTIST DEVELOPMENT & NEW WORK PROUDCER
Julia Thomas

PRODUCTION CO-ORDINATOR
Petra Jagusic

PROGRAMME ADMINISTRATOR
Callie Barter

RESIDENT ASSISTANT DIRECTOR as part of Regional Theatre Young Director Scheme (RTYDS)
Lilach Yosiphon

HEAD OF CREATIVE PROGRAMMES
Kay Hardiman

CREATIVE PROGRAMMES CO-ORDINATOR
Paul Rogers

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

CREATIVE PROGRAMMES PRACTITIONER (Maternity Leave)
Cara Nolan

CREATIVE PROGRAMMES PRACTITIONER (Maternity Cover)
Chandni Mistry

CREATIVE PROGRAMMES ASSISTANT
Tamika Gore

BIRKBECK TRAINEE DIRECTOR
Thyrza Abrahams

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: communication@curvetheatre.co.uk

Contact the Press Office: press@curvetheatre.co.uk

DIRECTOR OF AUDIENCES
Claire Ward

HEAD OF COMMUNICATIONS
Stephen Chalmers

PRESS & DIGITAL MANAGER
Fiona Moore

SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER
Chetna Ratan

COMMUNICATIONS OFFICERS
Clare Geeson & Craig Smith

AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT & ACCESS OFFICER
Nicola Allen

GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Justin Gladwin

DIGITAL CONTENT ASSISTANT
Daniella Taiwo

COMMUNICATIONS PLACEMENT STUDENT
Ines Martins

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: tickets@curvetheatre.co.uk

Contact the Group Sales team: groupbookings@curvetheatre.co.uk

For queries about access performances, please contact: access@curvetheatre.co.uk

HEAD OF BOX OFFICE & SALES
Annie Scally

SYSTEMS & DATA MANAGER
Lee Hunt

BOX OFFICE MANAGER
Charlotte Powell

BOX OFFICE SUPERVISORS
Ciara Wynne, Jade Parkin & John Boyle

BOX OFFICE CO-ORDINATOR 
Elizabeth Ellis

SYSTEMS & DATA ASSISTANT
Louise-Ann Dennard

BOX OFFICE ASSISTANTS
Johnathon Peace, Jessica Dobbie

GROUP SALES MANAGER
Layla Eyres

Fundraising

As a registered charity (number 230708), Curve relies 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: fundraising@curvetheatre.co.uk

MEMBERSHIPS & FUNDRAISING CO-ORDINATOR
Eve Wills-Wilson

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.

For more information on our Environmental Strategy or with any enquiries relating to Facilities, contact j.bridges@curvetheatre.co.uk

SENIOR MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN
Andy Gibbs

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS
Ian Moss

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: purchaseledger@curvetheatre.co.uk

FINANCE DIRECTOR
Linda Dixon

FINANCE MANAGER
Girish Oza

FINANCE OFFICER
Pam Grant

PAYROLL ADMINISTRATOR
Diane Walker

Hospitality & Operations

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: contactus@curvetheatre.co.uk

Contact the Visitor Experience Operations team: reception@curvetheatre.co.uk

VISITOR EXPERIENCE & HOSPITALITY MANAGER
Thomas Preston

DEPUTY HOSPITALITY MANAGER
Hannah Holden

DUTY MANAGERS
Holly Whiting

SENIOR HOSPITALITY SUPERVISOR
Yuliya Zlatkova

DEPUTY VISITOR EXPERIENCE MANAGER
Ali Hassan Baz

VISITOR EXPERIENCE ADMINISTRATOR
Sarah Williamson

HOSPITALITY SUPERVISORS
Amy Thompson, Reanna Tookey & Grace Lavender

STAGE DOOR RECEPTIONISTS
Megan Cliffe, Kiera Madine, Amy Crighton
& Skye Binnersley

KITCHEN ASSISTANT
Binoy Jacob

SECURITY OFFICERS
Simon Henry & Carl White

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: human_resources@curvetheatre.co.uk

HR MANAGER
Shilpa Mistry

HR ADMINISTRATOR
Steven Riley  & Rob Hewson

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: ICTSupport@curvetheatre.co.uk

ICT MANAGER
Chris Moore

ICT TECHNICIAN
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: technical@curvetheatre.co.uk

HEAD OF PRODUCTION
Andy Bartlett

HEAD OF LIGHTING & TECHNICAL
Jonathan Laidlow

HEAD OF SOUND & VIDEO
Dave Norton

HEAD OF STAGE & AUTOMATION
Edward Hingley

HEAD OF WARDROBE 
Edd Lindley

ASSISTANT HEADS OF STAGE & AUTOMATION
James Dainty & Martin Pickard-

ASSISTANT HEAD OF SOUND & VIDEO
Angel Rossell De Pablos

ASSISTANT HEAD OF WARDROBE (Maternity Cover)
Rachael Matthews

TECHNICAL CO-ORDINATOR
Dylan Morris

SENIOR LIGHTING TECHNICIANS
Joe McDonald & Nathan Clamp

SENIOR STAGE & AUTOMATION TECHNICIAN
Jasdeep Singh

SENIOR SOUND TECHNICIAN
Jack Harper

STAGE & AUTOMATION TECHNICIANS
Mark Kenny, Milton Robinson, Emily Walker, Georgia Thomson & Jonathan Painting

SOUND AND VIDEO TECHNICIANS
Sean McCabe & James Simpson

LIGHTING  TECHNICIANS
Jude Michell,  Niall Hickey, Rhys Parker & Rachael Frith

LIGHTING TECHNICIAN ( PROGRAMMER BIAS)
Claire Gerrens

FOLLOWSPOT TECHNICIAN
Steph Modd

CREATIVE VENUES APPRENTICE TECHNICIAN (Supported by The Andy Nairn Bursaries in Technical Theatre)
Li Li Peberdy