Attic has three members of staff overseen and assisted by a board of trustees
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.→ Website
Executive Director 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 in charge of Attic’s finance and administration for well over a decade, as General Manager and joint CEO since 2014 and more recently as Executive Director. 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.
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.
Peter is an HR consultant by profession and has spent many years involved in charitable organisations and in amateur theatre.
Paul is a General Manager with over 15 years experience in leading businesses (both domestic and global) in the media audience measurement industry.
Robin is a theatre director, writer and educator and currently is Principal Lecturer at the Institute for Contemporary Theatre in Brighton.→ Website
Angela is a local Merton resident and Chartered Accountant.
Jenny is an actor, director and founder of Attic Theatre Company.