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Meet the Team

Meet the Team


Rhys Thomas


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.


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.


Teresa Hall

Assistant Front of House Manager

Teresa is our assistant front of house manager and works closely with Ben, ensuring all events and performances run smoothly and to a high standard.
She primarily focuses on working with the cafe/bar and our lovely volunteers, maintaining the great customer experience received at Hertford Theatre.

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


Rebecca Butcher

Marketing and Digital Content Lead

Rebecca is responsible for all things marketing and publicity and looks after our social media pages and school bookings.
She has worked here since late 2012, soon after finishing her degree.


Alex Johnston

Technical Manager

Alex has spent the last 10 years freelancing in the worlds of theatre, circus, music and live events.
Recent contracts include World Economic Forum, Red Bull, SLX and Watford Palace.


Hazel Hawkins

Technical Theatre Assistant

Hazel joined Hertford Theatre in November 2018 and looks after our cinema administration.

Hazel worked previously as a Travel Manager for Konica Minolta and as a Vehicle Graphic Designer. She now freelances as an Illustrator alongside her work for the theatre.