Who we are

Find out about our team

To contact a staff member e-mail: first name [at] graeae.org.
To contact Jenny e-mail: kate@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 kate@graeae.org
Kate Baiden, General Manager
Hetty Shand, Consultant Producer

Finance and Administration contact charlotte@graeae.org
Charles Mills, Finance Director
Kevin Walsh, Operations Director
Suks Malka, Finance Assistant
Charlotte McCabe, Operations and Marketing Administrator

Access contact lizzy@graeae.org
Lizzy Leggat, Access Manager

Training and Learning contact jodi@graeae.org
Jodi-Alissa Bickerton, Creative Learning Director
Mette Philipsen, Training and Learning Coordinator

New Writing contact josh@graeae.org
Amit Sharma, Associate Director
Josh Elliott, Literary Administrator

Marketing and Press contact richard@graeae.org
Richard Matthews, Head of Marketing and Development
Angie Klein, Communications Consultant

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

Board of Trustees
Sarah Howard (Chair), Selma Dimitrijevic, Sharon Marshall, Fraser Nicol, Tim Powell, Samantha Tatlow and Jacqui Adeniji-Williams.

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