Minnie Boardman

Minnie Boardman

Posted on: 14 Oct 2014

Administrator

Minnie was an arts lover working in the monochrome world of desktop publishing, until she clicked her heels and joined the technicolour offices of Crying Out Loud. Since her epiphany she has also worked as a freelance administrator and project manager for organisations including ISAN, the British Library, Bill Gee Associates and Sacred Festival. A latecomer to the aesthetics…

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Rachel Clare

Rachel Clare

Posted on: 12 Oct 2014

Artistic Director

Rachel started her career mixing paint as a theatre designer but soon changed palettes for international touring with Ra Ra Zoo. To work her way up she assisted the GLC outdoor events team on her sit-up-and-beg bicycle in Battersea Park and Jubilee Gardens and, with Muldoon’s Cast New Variety, organized the Save the GLC 32 London Boroughs tour….

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John Ellingsworth

John Ellingsworth

Posted on: 10 Oct 2014

Writer (Freelance)

Originally purchased as smart-casual shoes, the ravages of time have gradually and poignantly and near-absolutely eroded the smart component of John’s footwear. The casualness has deepened, like a vintage. John is a writer and editor who works for Total Theatre Magazine and runs Sideshow; he is complexly laced, orthopaedically augmented and coming apart at the seams.

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Jackie Friend

Jackie Friend

Posted on: 9 Oct 2014

Marketing and Audience Development Manager

Following a degree in sculpture at St. Martin’s School of Art, Jackie had a baptism of fire at the Hackney Empire where she worked in Box Office, press and publicity. The Arts Council England rescued her with a touring marketing bursary and an internship (paid) at London Contemporary Dance Theatre and the David Glass Ensemble….

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Slavka Jovanovic

Slavka Jovanovic

Posted on: 8 Oct 2014

Education Consultant (Freelance)

Slavka has worked in theatre/education for over 20 years, for companies such as Shared Experience, BAC, and Little Angel Theatre. Her mission has always been to give as many children and young people as possible the opportunity to experience and participate in the arts. Since 2009, Slavka has extended her mission to Crying Out Loud, firstly working…

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Sarah Macnee

Sarah Macnee

Posted on: 7 Oct 2014

Executive Director

My new shoes – children’s size and therefore cheaper for the same quality! In essence, Sarah oversees the use of money and other resources for COL, reporting to the Board, and working with Minnie. Together, we are the back office. Starting from a passion for Mathematics alongside a love of the arts and their politics, Sarah has worked…

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Axel Satgé

Axel Satgé

Posted on: 6 Oct 2014

Touring Manager

Having spent his childhood under the sun in the south of France, Axel felt the need for more rain in his life, and moved to Brussels in 2009. There, he discovered contemporary circus, in Les Halles de Schaerbeek where he worked as a producer. But once again, the urge for more rain was there, that’s when Axel joined…

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Trustees

Posted on: 5 Oct 2014

Jessica Hepburn (Chair) is a senior arts professional who has been Executive Director and Joint Executive Director of the Lyric Hammersmith for ten years where she steered the theatre through its £20m redevelopment. She has also held positions at Brighton Festival, Northern Stage and was Vice Chair of the London Theatre Consortium, a Director of UK Theatre and trustee of…

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Thanks

Posted on: 4 Oct 2014

Thanks to these invaluable past members of the team:

Anne Engel – interim General Manager in 2009, Anne continues to freelance and works as the UK Coordinator for PASS Circus Channel.

Daniel Pitt – one of two Jerwood bursary Assistant Producers in 2010 and is now interim joint Circus Producer at London’s Roundhouse. Amongst other projects Daniel worked on Piccadilly Circus…

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