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.
Stephen Gates Live Theatre Winchester Trust
Chair of the Board
Steve has been closely involved in the business community of Winchester for over 20 years, with 16 years as Managing Director of Denplan - while also chairing the Winchester Area Committee for the Hampshire Chamber of Commerce.
Steve is a holder of the Winchester Millennium Egg, which is awarded annually by the City Council to mark significant contribution to the business community in Winchester.
Steve is now founder and CEO of Bright Light Leadership Ltd and a director of the SEEDFund charity and the Hampshire Chamber of Commerce.
Anthony Arkwright Live Theatre Winchester Trust
Anthony’s background is in property working for national firms, South coast independents as well as having run his own companies. An active member of Winchester Rotary, he has much experience of service in the community and fundraising.
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.
Tamzin Sallis Live Theatre Winchester Trust
Tamzin has worked as an actress, producer and a director of the Lion & Unicorn Theatre in London in addition to the Giant Olive production company.She is a doctoral studentship student at the University of Winchester researching controversy and censorship in contemporary British Theatre.
Dr Paul Spencer Live Theatre Winchester Trust
Paul works for Winchester Business Improvement District and prior to this he worked in an economic development role with a particular focus on cultural and creative industries. He is passionate about the arts, business, cities, creativity, economy, place making and place management.
Iain Steel Chair of
Winchester Theatre 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.