These are the committees and groups involved in managing the work of the Tower Theatre Company
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Tavistock Repertory Guarantors Limited is the legal entity which runs the Tower Theatre Company. It is a Limited Company and a Registered Charity. The Board is responsible for long-term strategy, legal compliance, the management of the theatre’s premises and staff, and the overall finances of the organisation.
The Company Board comprises :
Rob Ellis (Chair)
Nick Insley (Financial Director)
Company Secretary : Andrew John Hodge
The Management Committee is responsible for the day to day operations of the company and contains a mixture of elected, ex-officio and co-opted members.
Elected Members :
Jacqui Dickson (Chair)
Ex Officio : Nick Insley (Financial Director); Ruth Sullivan, Simona Hughes (Artistic Direction Team)
The Committee meets approximately once a month.
Artistic Directors : Simona Hughes, Landé Belo, Ruth Sullivan
EQUITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION (EDI) WORKING GROUP
COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT WORKING GROUP
Esme Constanti (Marketing manager)
Roanne Insley (Printed publicity)
Laurence Tuerk (Web site)
Joyce Terry (Press/Media liaison)
The Marketing and Publicity Team promotes all the Tower’s activities. It co-ordinates and manages the Tower’s presence on the web site and all the main Social Media sites (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Google My Business and YouTube). It also produces and distributes the Company’s publicity material and handles its Press Relations.
The Building Team meets regularly to look after the Tower’s premises in Stoke Newington and in Leytonstone. It organises cleaning, repairs and maintenance and is the point of contact for Hackney Council and other statutory bodies. It oversees any building work, drawing up specifications and managing contractors.
Jude Chalk (Design)
Phillip Ley (Sound)
Jean Carr (Props)
Laura Corkell (Stage Management)
Nick Insley (Facilities)
Stephen Ley (Lighting)
Laurence Tuerk (Equipment)
Max Batty (Set and Workshop Management)
Sarah Ley (Stage Management)
The objective of the team is to oversee and allocate resources for all aspects of the Company’s Technical and Backstage Management. It provides technical support to the Artistic Team; co-ordinates the crewing (the recruitment of production teams) for productions; ensures that the Tower conforms to safety standards; provides additional support for technical and backstage crews; and encourages new members to become involved in backstage work, developing their skills and experience. The Team meets about once every 6 weeks to co-ordinate our plans, discuss forthcoming productions and cry on each other’s shoulders.