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Sam Erskine

Contact Samuel for information about our Playhouse Youth Outreach. 

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Samuel McKay 0113 2137 29

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Jo Speak

Jo Speak is Headteacher of a diverse primary school in Bradford. Having worked in Leeds schools for over twenty years and in some of the more challenging areas of the city, she is passionate about providing all young people with opportunities to participate in creative and collaborative learning. As a former visual art practitioner, Jo […]

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Fuse Directors Olivia Furber

Olivia Furber

Olivia is Co-Artistic Director of Ivo Theatre. As director, she has made In the Vice Like Grip of It, The Lowry, ARC, Theatre in the Mill, Camden People’s Theatre; Aviatrix, Amy Johnson Festival; Dough! Creative Scene/National Tour; Spirits of the Sea, Theatre Hullabaloo/National Tour.

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Fuse Directors Matt Woodhead

Matt Woodhead

Sheffield born Matt is the Artistic Director of LUNG. He is an Associate Artist at The Lowry and works regularly with Battersea Arts Centre. Matt trained on the National Theatre Directors Programme and as Trainee Director at Leeds Playhouse.

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Fuse Directors Natasha Hyman

Natasha Hyman

Natasha was, until recently, Trainee Director at Leeds Playhouse. With us, she assisted on a variety of shows as well as directing the rehearsed reading of Ode to Leeds by Zodwa Nyoni. Her other directing credits include M by Alan Fielden, The Daily Plays, Pleasance Theatre, Islington; La Dispute by Marivaux trans. Neil Bartlett, Hamilton […]

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Fuse Directors Lois Naylor

Lois Naylor

Yorkshire based Lois has been working on The Warrior Trilogy since 2016, an ongoing project of devised work and new writing about the Matriarchy, with her company Rhubarb Triangle. Before that, she worked on Falling Out with Frantic Assembly at the Lyric Hammersmith in July 2016, a devised piece about falling out of love. @rhubarbtriangle

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Major funders
Arts Council England Leeds City Council The Liz and Terry Bramall Foundation
Principal Capital Partners
Principal Capital and Access Partner
Irwin Mitchell Solicitors