Staff & Governance Engaged and experienced staff

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Staff & Governance

A Wealth Of Experience

Bristol Old Vic Theatre School is proud of its engaged, experienced, industry leading staff members.

Operational Staff

Senior Management
Simon Payne, Finance Director and Company Secretary

Marketing & Development
Anna Travers, Marketing Manager
Andrew Stocker, Box Office & Sales Manager

Julia Heeley, Higher Education Administrator & Student Support Manager
Marchia Abokie, Admissions Administrator & Financial Aid Administrator
Rosemary Thomas, Admissions Administrator
Frances Macadam, Executive Assistant
Huw Magill, Finance Controller
Bianca Bewley, Timetable & Course Administrator
Maria Foster, Registrar

Cindy Hill (am)

Estate Manager
Joe Watt


I find it immensely satisfying passing on the baton and continuing the culture of generosity of the many people who taught me. It’s a privilege and pleasure to nurture and teach so many talented young people and see them flourish in their career. Cathy Stewart, Head of Scenic Art