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… Read more

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.… Read more

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.

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… Read more

Trustees

Posted on: 5 Oct 2014

Cat Harrison (Chair), slightly embarrassingly Cat is known as a “slashie” for her work as both an artist and a producer. She works as a Project Manager for Artsadmin, producing projects for artists including Chris Dobrowolski, Curious, Caroline Wright and Amy Sharrocks. As an artist with collective Non Zero One, Cat has co-created interactive, often site-specific theatre pieces for… Read more

Previous Team Members

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.

Axel Satgé – Touring Manager for COL and now working with Gandini Juggling, Tour Booking and International Development.

Daniel Pitt – one of two Jerwood bursary Assistant Producers in 2010 and… Read more