Sarah Eastaff is a director and facilitator who works at Manchester International Festival and the Contact. Other employment has included directing films for the NHS, making theatre in schools and running creative writing workshops. She has experience working with young people aged 5 and up, and is really looking forward to this project.

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Sarah Jackson graduated from Brunel University with a degree in Modern Drama Studies. She recently Company Managed ‘Writers for Sale’ for Dog Cat Trumpet at The Waterside Arts Centre and is currently helping cast for the next 3 Minute Theatre project. She goes by SJ in this company to avoid confusion and never has less than three jobs.


Set & Costume Designer

Becca studied at Manchester Metropolitan University and University of Manchester and specialises in mythical design. She has worked with 24:7 Theatre, Faro Productions and the Edinburgh Festival. She’s an excellent hula-hooper and is found at home in the countryside and central Manchester, so she’s bringing the ivy and party tricks!


Sound Designers

Lucy is audio mad! Whether it be music, audiobooks, soundscapes, voices or radio, she loves it all. She is broadcasting on Bolton FM where she presents a specialist new and alternative music show and ‘Acoustic Afternoons’ on a Friday where she celebrates local talent. Lucy can usually be found chatting and drinking coffee.

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Caitlin is a drama facilitator and director who has worked with The Edge, Community Arts North West and The Agency among others. She is currently a Young Programmer and Producer at Contact and is also studying for an MA in Theatre and Performance at the University of Manchester.



Melissa graduated from Rose Bruford College of Theatre & Performance with a first class degree in European Theatre Arts in 2012. Whilst there, she studied at the Estonian Academy of Music & Theatre for a term. She currently works at First Floor, the West Yorkshire Playhouse’s venue for young people with many young people and different groups. She is always hungry, or at least peckish.