The team

Attic has three members of staff overseen and assisted by a board of trustees

Staff

Jonathan Humphreys

Artistic Director and joint CEO

Jonathan is a theatre director. He develops the future shows and projects which Attic make as well as guiding the strategy of the company.

He trained at Drama Centre London before working as an assistant director at the National Theatre and Royal Shakespeare Company. Since then he’s directed work all over the UK for companies including the Sheffield Crucible, Manchester Royal Exchange and the Watermill Theatre and is the Associate Director for National Theatre Connections.

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Victoria Hibbs

General Manager and joint CEO

Victoria trained as a stage manager at Bretton Hall College in Yorkshire. She then spent 12 years working nationally in a variety of stage management roles ranging from small scale touring companies, No. 1 commercial UK tours, International circus acts (De La Guarda at the Roundhouse, Camden and the Rio, Las Vegas) and large scale events such as the Millennium Dome and the Manchester Commonwealth Games in 2002. She was awarded Stage Manager of the Year award in 2003.

Victoria joined Attic as a stage manager in 2002, then diversified into producing, administration and finance and has been Attic’s General Manager for well over a decade, and joint CEO since 2014. Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic she spent 5 years as General Manager/Head of Finance and Development, and supported the organisational development of the award winning Omnibus Theatre in Clapham.

She is also currently General Manager for Achates Philanthropy Ltd, a leading creative consultancy providing strategic, recruitment and fundraising support across the cultural sector.

Lizzie Corscaden

Creative Engagement Producer

Lizzie is a writer, theatre-maker and creative engagement practitioner. She has created interactive, story-led learning projects for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society, the Discover Children’s Story Centre, and countless schools across the country.

Alongside this, her plays for children and young adults have been performed widely, including in London and at the Edinburgh Fringe, and her first short film, This Version of You, was nominated for multiple ‘Best Short’ awards.

At Attic, Lizzie manages our wide range of participation and engagement projects, working with schools, charities and organisations in Merton and beyond.

Board

Peter Shore

Chair

Peter is an HR consultant by profession and has spent many years involved in charitable organisations and in amateur theatre.

Paul Baynton

Trustee

Paul is a General Manager with over 15 years experience in leading businesses (both domestic and global) in the media audience measurement industry.

Robin Belfield

Trustee

Robin is a theatre director, writer and educator and currently is Principal Lecturer at the Institute for Contemporary Theatre in Brighton.

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Angela Caldara

Trustee, Treasurer

Angela is a local Merton resident and Chartered Accountant.

Abigail Graham

Trustee

Abigail Graham is a freelance theatre director. 

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Jenny Lee

Trustee

Jenny is an actor, director and founder of Attic Theatre Company.