Winchester Theatre Trust (WTT) is a charitable trust, the sole asset of which is the Theatre Royal Winchester. WTT’s objective is to ensure the theatre is preserved for the use of the community.
The Live Theatre Winchester Trust operate all aspects of the Theatre.
Mary Dawson Live Theatre Winchester Trust
Chair of the Board
Mary’s career has been in drama teaching and arts management. For 10 years she was Director of The Point, Eastleigh. Her experience is in programming, operational and team management and educational projects management.
Yinnon Ezra MBE Live Theatre Winchester Trust
David Hill Live Theatre Winchester Trust
David Hill is Director of ArtReach (www.artreach.biz), a cultural development agency which he established in 1996.
David’s career in the arts has included being Marketing Director at Birmingham Hippodrome, Artistic Director of Theatre Station Blyth, Project Director at Norden Farm Centre for the Arts and Associate Director at Cheltenham Everyman.
He is also currently Vice Chair of Curve in Leicester and Chair of Leicester Arts Festivals.
Ron Meekings Live Theatre Winchester Trust
Ron's career was in local government finance - much of that involved with cultural services - and he hopes that this experience, and his love of the theatre - very much as an audience member - can be of benefit to the Theatre Royal.
Nigel Melly Live Theatre Winchester Trust
Cllr Patricia Stallard Live Theatre Winchester Trust
Patricia has always been interested and involved in amateur theatre work and has worked hard to support the arts. She has been a member of Arts South East and was Cabinet Member with responsibility for Arts and Culture on Winchester City Council for many years.
Patricia is also a Hampshire County Councillor and is pleased to be the Council’s representative on the Board of the Theatre Royal, Winchester.
Iain Steel Live Theatre Winchester Trust
Iain’s family has served the community for over 150 years & currently sponsor The Foyer. A regular attendee & sometime performer, he is the third generation of the Steels to continue supporting the Theatre.
Bernard Sully Live Theatre Winchester Trust
A retired local government officer with extensive experience in all aspects of management. Bernard has a wide-ranging interest in the arts and is a keen amateur musician.
Geoff Curran Live Theatre Winchester Trust