Open Theatre Company is a Registered Charity (No. 291344) and Company Limited by Guarantee (01871300) established in 1984. We are governed by a management committee of Trustees.

Meet Our Trustees!


As a charity, Open Theatre has something called “trustees.” These are a group of people who volunteer their time to make sure Open Theatre is operating within the law, that we’re treating our staff, participants and audiences properly, and help us make plans for the future. 



DirectorHugh Blackwood
Youth DirectorLuke Greenwood
DirectorMolly Guilfoyle
ChairRichard Hawley
Company SecretaryRichard Hayhow
DirectorMandy Rose
DirectorMel Smith
DirectorJanet Vaughn


We are currently in the process of developing and expanding our trustee membership. If you are interested in becoming a trustee or would like further information about us, please contact

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