Dawn Walton

Founder and Artistic Director

Dawn Walton is Founder/Artistic Director of Eclipse Theatre Company. 2017 marks 20 years in the industry beginning her directing career at the Royal Court Theatre, and later acting Head of Studio-National Theatre. As Director For eclipse theatr...

Jonathan Ennis

General Manager

Jonathan Ennis is the General Manager for Eclipse Theatre Company.


Karena Johnson

Chair of the Board of Trustees

Artistic Director & CEO of Hoxton Hall

Karena Johnson (Chair of the Board of Trustees) is founder of Loud Talkin’ and Artistic Director of Hoxton Hall. She has worked for many years as a director, producer and facilitator of e...

Preena Gadher

Board of Trustees

MD & Co-Founder of Riot Communications

Preena Gadher (Trustee) is MD and co-founder of the award-winning Arts and Culture communications agency Riot Communications. Having started her career in PR at Penguin Books, she set up Riot C...

Nadine Marsh-Edwards

Board of Trustees

Director of Greenacre Films

Nadine Marsh-Edwards (Trustee) is a partner in Greenacre Films which has a strategic partnership with Wall to Wall Media.

She has produced and exec produced a number of award winning short and long fo...

Paula Rabbitt

Board of Trustees

Communications Manager, Royal Exchange

Paula Rabbitt (Trustee) is the Communications Manager at Manchester's Royal Exchange Theatre. Prior to this she was the Head of Marketing and Communciations at West Yorkshire Playhouse and had been...

Sarah Shead

Board of Trustees

Creative Producer & Founder of Spin Arts

Sarah Shead (Trustee) is a reputable Creative Producer and Consultant working across the UK. She has over ten years of experience working in artistic and business development roles for organi...

Samantha Knowles

Board of Trustees

Director of Legal, Working Title Television

Samantha Knowels (Trustee) is an experienced media lawyer currently Director of Legal at Working Title Television, part of NBC Universal. Previously she ran legal and business affairs at Touch...

Angela McDermott

Board of Trustees

Deputy Director of Finance, Royal National Theatre

Angela McDermott (Trustee) is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, with over 30 years of accounting experience. Angela has worked in many Commercial Industries...

Degna Stone

Enabler - North East

Poet, Editor and Producer

Degna Stone is a poet, editor and producer based in Gateshead. She spent 12 years working in the Literary Department at Live Theatre, Newcastle before going freelance at beginning of 2017. She was a participant...

Afshan D'souza-Lodhi

Enabler - Greater Manchester

Writer and Poet.

Afshan was born in Dubai and is of Indian/Pakistani descent. She writes plays, prose, poetry and performance pieces and has worked with Manchester Lit Festival, The Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester, Edinburgh Fringe Fe...

Chardine Taylor-Stone

Enabler - South and West Yorkshire

Chardine Taylor-Stone is an award-winning cultural producer and feminist activist.

She is the founder of Black Girls Picnic, a global movement in collective self care for Black women and girls and Read Full Biography

Deborah Baddoo

Slate Producer

Deborah Baddoo is co-founder/Artistic Director of State of Emergency, a pioneering and highly acclaimed performance and production company committed to the creation of high quality work and to c...