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Find out about our team

To contact a staff member e-mail: first name [at] graeae.org.
To contact Jenny e-mail: victoria@graeae.org

Jenny Sealey MBE CEO / Artistic Director

Jenny’s directing career began with Interplay Theatre, co-directing Sea Changes, then directing Stepping Stones and Mad Meg. Jenny has been Graeae’s Artistic Director since 1997.

Directing credits for Graeae include: This Is Not For YouReasons to be Cheerful (2017, 2012, 2010 and concert versions), The House of Bernarda Alba (in a co-production with Royal Exchange Theatre), Blood Wedding (in a co-production with Dundee Rep and Derby Theatre); The Threepenny Opera (with Pete Rowe in a co-production with New Wolsey Theatre Ipswich, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Nottingham Playhouse and Birmingham Rep); Belonging (with Vinicius Daumas and performed in Brazil & London); also Signs of a Star Shaped DivaStaticBlasted; Whiter than Snow; peeling; Bent; Iron Man and Rhinestone Rollers.

International credits include: Blood Wedding (Setagaya Public Theatre, Tokyo); Romeo and Juliet (Saitama Arts Theatre, Tokyo); and at Greenwich+Docklands International Festival (GDIF) then touring outdoor arenas: Against the TideThe GardenThe Limbless Knight – A Tale of Rights Reignited. Jenny co-directed the London 2012 Paralympic Opening Ceremony alongside Bradley Hemmings (GDIF).

She also won the Liberty Human Rights Arts Award and was on the h.Club 100 list of the most influential people in the creative industries.

The Graeae Team

Production contact lizzy@graeae.org
Hetty Shand, Consultant Producer
Lizzy Luxford, General Manager
Robyn Bowyer, Trainee Producer

Associate Artists
Kate Lovell
Sonny Nwachukwu
Britny Virginia

Finance and Administration contact victoria@graeae.org
Charles Mills, Finance Director
Kevin Walsh, Executive Director
Suks Malka, Finance Assistant
Victoria Hope Bassil, Administrator

Access contact vicky@graeae.org
Vicky Berry, Access Coordinator

Training and Learning contact jodi@graeae.org
Jodi-Alissa Bickerton, Creative Learning Director
Mette Philipsen, Training & Learning Manager
Laura Guthrie, Artist Development Manager
Manishta Sunnia, Artist Development Administrator
Maristella Farina, Training & Learning Projects Administrator
Ayzah Ahmed, Young Associate
Young Artistic Advisors are: Evie Jones, Josiah Green-Moth, Georgia Smith, Marcus Wright Malcom, Enna Thea Kull-Want, Kia Stewart-Watson, Ariana Melius, Ayzah Ahmed.

New Writing contact josh@graeae.org
Josh Elliott, Literary Coordinator

Marketing contact richard@graeae.org
Richard Matthews, Head of Marketing and Development
Angie Klein, Communications Consultant
Charlotte McCabe, Digital Content Manager

Press 
David Burns PR – contact david@davidburnspr.com

 

For space hire or general enquiries, please e-mail: info@graeae.org.

Board of Trustees
Shreela Ghosh, Sharon Marshall, Dr Jessi Parrott, Tim Powell and Samantha Tatlow.

Patrons
Emma Thompson DBE, Jenny Agutter OBE, Ola Animashawun, Sir Peter Blake CBE, Matt Bray, Hilary Carty, Jemima Dury, Mat Fraser, Sadie Frost, Ruth Fabby MBE DL, Nabil Shaban, Jack Thorne, Dame Harriet Walter DBE, and Richard Wilson OBE.