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Meet the Team

Meet the Team

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Rhys Thomas

Director

Rhys is responsible for all aspects of the theatre and its work but most importantly, he plans the programme of cultural events taking place in the theatre, gallery and studio. If you would like to present your work at Hertford Theatre, have a chat with him!

Rhys has worked at Hertford Theatre since 2010 and before that was a freelance director of theatre productions and an acting teacher throughout the UK and abroad. He says he has been very lucky to work with some very talented people in some amazing places around the world.

rhys.thomas@hertfordtheatre.com

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Ben Cannell

Front of House Manager

Ben looks after all public areas of the theatre, managing the Box Office, Café/Bar and Foyer.  He is responsible for looking after all members of the public whilst they visit the theatre. He also looks after the River Room and our wonderful team of volunteers.

Ben has worked at Hertford Theatre since 2010 and has previously worked as a manager at Marks and Spencers.

ben.cannell@hertfordtheatre.com

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Sorrell Moore

Assistant Front of House Manager

Sorrell assists Ben in making sure all aspects of the Hertford Theatre experience are top-notch for everyone who visits us.

She has worked at Hertford Theatre since November 2018 and has previously run an Arts Centre in Hampshire and worked as a scenic artist, stage manager and theatre designer, among many other things…!

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Teresa Hall

Cafe Bar Supervisor

Teresa is our full time café and bar supervisor and works closely with Ben to ensure the running of our café and bar goes smoothly.  Full of great ideas for new sandwiches, drinks and offers, Teresa is responsible for making all drinks and snacks and working with her team of part time café assistants.

Teresa has worked at in our café since 2013 and previously volunteered at Hertford Museum.

teresa.hall@hertfordtheatre.com

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Fiona Baines

Box Office Co-ordinator

Fiona is responsible for overseeing the running of the box office ticket sales. She has worked here since the launch of Hertford Theatre and previously when the venue was Castle Hall. 

​fiona.baines@hertfordtheatre.com

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Michael Brooks

Box Office Assistant

Michael is responsible for assisting on the Box Office, taking all manner of bookings and ensuring patrons have a great start to their theatre experience.

He has worked with us since Autumn 2013 and previously worked as cabin crew. 

michael.brooks@hertfordtheatre.com

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Liz Walton

Box Office Assistant

Liz is responsible for assisting on the Box Office, taking all manner of bookings and ensuring patrons have a great start to their theatre experience.

Liz has worked here since Summer 2013 and previously worked at the BBC negotiating with composers and publishers.

liz.walton@hertfordtheatre.com

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Emma Parlow

Marketing and Audience Development Manager

Emma makes sure word gets out about the shows and activities we have here at Hertford Theatre and is responsible for the website, theatre brochure and all the publicity material that the theatre produces.

Emma has worked at Hertford Theatre since 2010 and prior to that worked at Tower Bridge and The Barbican Centre, both in London.

​emma.parlow@hertfordtheatre.com

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Rebecca Butcher

Marketing Assistant

Rebecca assists Emma in all things marketing and publicity and looks after our social media pages and school bookings.
She has worked here since late 2012 after finishing her degree, 

rebecca.butcher@hertfordtheatre.com

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Alex Antonis

Technical Manager

Alex previously worked as a freelancer in the entertainment world, mainly in the festival and live event touring line.

Alex manages the technical department, which includes sound, lighting and cinema.

alex.antonis@hertfordtheatre.com

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Dan Smith

Technical Theatre Assistant

Dan assists in all technical aspects of the theatre and started working here in 1996 as a casual. He joined us fulltime in 2011 and has previously worked as a model maker in theatre and film.

dan.smith@hertfordtheatre.com