Wednesday March 21, 2018

eastside crew

who's who at eastside

matt lane - chief executive officer / artistic director
Matt Lane has worked in the cultural regeneration sector for the last 15 years. Prior to that he developed his own creative practise as a theatre and opera director for over 7 years having trained at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Before joining Eastside Matt led and established the Royal Opera House's arrival and programmes at the High House Production Park in Thurrock. Read More
felix andrew - general manager
Felix Andrew is resposnsilble for overseeing the day-to-day operations and administration of the projects and the organisation. As well as this, he oversees the hire of the spaces at Eastside HQ and the development of the volunteering programme. He brings a wealth of experience from both the commercial and subsidised sectors to the role. Read More
gemma bell - creative programme manager
Gemma Bell is one of the Creative Programme Managers at Eastside, which means that she co-ordinates and manages the wide variety of projects that Eastside deliver. Gemma comes from a Drama background and BE (before Eastside!) she worked at the Orange Tree Theatre and English National Opera. Read More
matilda thaddeus-johns - schools programme manager
Matilda is responsible for managing Eastside’s wide-ranging schools programme, including Eastside Signature Programmes such as Verse vs Verse, Eastside Partner Schools Programme and Eastside School Projects. She has a background in theatre and participatory arts, and before Eastside she founded and managed a new Theatre in Education company as well as working at the National Centre for Circus Arts and for various organisations as a drama facilitator. Read More
hannah conway - eastside administrator
Hannah works closely with the Eastside team to support in the design, recruitment and delivery of our youth engagement projects and the administration of our space and equipment hires. Hannah has worked in a variety of roles across the arts, from education to front of house to production management. Read More

The Eastside Crew:

Matt Lane - CEO / Artistic Director 

Felix Andrew - General Manager

Gemma Bell - Creative Programme Manager

Matilda Thaddeus-Johns - Schools Programme Manager

Hannah Conway - Eastside Administrator



Eastside's Charity Trustees:

James Peterson - Acting Chair

Philip Jones - Treasurer

Marie Burke - Secretary

Brigitte Ricou-Bellan

John Jolliffe

Barbara Burke

Katie Ungless