Previous team members

Helena Baptista – volunteered with us as a Manager on our large scale events and is also a Creative Arts Teacher at Pentonville Prison.

Julia Branché – a university placement & Project Assistant with us; now a French Film Festival Programmer in Malaga.

Hannah Bruce – originally our Project Manager then General Manager; she is now and both an Artist and ACE Dance Relationship Manager.

Saba Burali – a university placement with us, Saba is now Manager of Teatri Soffiati Trento, Italy

Julia Carruthers – our Senior Producer and she continues to work in event production.

Anne Engel – supported us as an interim General Manager; she continues to freelance at Multilateral.

Steve Ehrlicher – spent many years with us on the finances; he remains an artist and steam train enthusiast.

Katy Fuller – a Creative Producer of outdoor arts with us; now Director of Pinwheel and Chair of North Tyneside Cultural Partnership.

Lizzy Ferguson – was our National Theatre ‘Step Change’ trainee before becoming Company Administrator with NoFit State.

Jackie Friend – spent four years with us as Marketing and Audience Development Manager. Jackie is now Head of Marketing & Audience Development at Worthing Theatres and Museum.

Céline Gaubert – joined us from France for some UK arts experience; now Head of External Relations with Akram Khan Company.

Emma Gladstone – was Co-Director at Crying Out Loud in the very beginning; she is now an independent arts advisor and programmer.

Kath Gorman – supported us with her development expertise ; she is now based in Ireland as a freelance consultant and Director of Promenade.

Jo Hammett – came to COL as a producer from Artsadmin in 2006; she is now working in the Theatre team at Arts Council England.

Richard Haughton – a great photographer for us since our inception.

Flora Herberich – originally worked with us, Roundhouse and Jacksons Lane on a circus producing fellowship. Flora is now Head of Programmes at Circusful in Belfast.

Lani Huens – a university placement who is now Producing and Touring Coordinator at Sadler’s Wells.

Denise Jones – worked on project development with us; she is a writer and project manager.

Slavka Jovanovic – spent many years as our Education Consultant; now Arts & Education Consultant and Producer at Brighton Dome and Brighton Festival.

Kate Laird – worked for us as a Creative Producer; and is Co-Producer of Copperdollar.

Solène Marié – began as a university placement; and is now Head of International Cooperation at the French National Centre for Scientific Research.

Spencer Noll – worked with us as a Creative Performance Facilitator; and is a freelance theatre director.

Laura Olgiati – worked as our Project Coordinator and is now Managing director at Impact Hub Zürich.

Elodie Peltier – began as a Project Manager; she is now in digital project management.

Robin Peters – worked as our Fundraiser; he is now growing olives on the island of Ithaca.

Daniel Pitt – began with us as one of two Jerwood bursary Assistant Producers and is now Creative Director & Chief Executive of Old Diorama Arts Centre.

Marie Remy – was our General Manager and is now a Director of Ample Play Records.

Joanne Skapinker – worked as a specialist in Inclusive Practice and Sensory Theatre; is currently working with Punchdrunk Enrichment.

Stella Tachtara – began as a university placement; and she now works for the  International Olympic Academy in Athens.

Annette Telesford – has supported many of our projects and is now a Venue Supervisor at the Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf.

Leah Townley – originally a trainee producer, she is now a freelance drama facilitator.

Pam Vision – was one of our very first producers and stayed for nine years; she currently works with Arts Council England.