Who?

Meet the team behind Page One Theatre!

Artistic Director

Chloe Stephens

Chloe specialises in directing devised and collaborative theatre, and has worked with Page One Theatre as Artistic Director since 2012. She studied Drama and Theatre Arts at Goldsmiths University, and then went on to gain an MA in Movement Studies at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. She started her career in theatre working in casting at Shakespeare’s Globe, and went on to work in the casting department at the Royal National Theatre. She currently also runs the Foundation in Acting course at the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts (ALRA).

Associates

Davina Freedman - Co-Director

Davina runs theatre workshops for all ages and abilities, having experience with babies through to adults. Davina uses play and imagination to devise within her workshops and participants are encouraged to collaborate and create original stories in a supportive environment. Trained originally as an actor at BSA and Drama Centre London, Davina also runs interactive and sensory storytelling workshops, using skills in puppetry to engage groups in the story.

Matt Hutchinson - Puppetry

Matt is a puppeteer and puppetry specialist. He trained at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. His work to date has included theatre, opera, television, music videos, advertising, digital media, charity campaigns, education, concerts and Olympic opening ceremonies. A keen collaborator, he has a passion for interdisciplinary work, investigating how things work and why we do what we do. For Page One, Matt can often be found finding or making fascinating things to play with and encouraging interesting ways to play with them. Matt is an inaugural Sally Goldsworthy Bursary Artist at Discover Story Centre, Stratford.

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Miles Mitchell - Associate Artist

Miles Mitchell trained at The BRIT School and on the European Theatre Arts BA at Rose Bruford. He is passionate about new work for young audiences and enjoys creating devised and ensemble lead work. His work as an actor includes performing at venues such as Shakespeare’s Globe, Dundee Rep, Liverpool Everyman and Royal National Theatre, to name a few.

James Nicholson - Sound

James has worked on the sound for every Page One show to date, often recording actors voices and creating original scores with them. He trained at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. He works as a Theatre Sound Designer, Live Sound Engineer and also dabbles in composition too. He has worked extensively on a variety of theatrical productions, from plays to musicals and devised theatre. His work has been featured in London’s West End, National Tours, Off-West End and Fringe. Recent productions include The Boys in the Band (Vaudeville Theatre), Ray Cooney’s Out of Order (National Tour), Diary of a Teenage Girl (Southwark Playhouse), and Vanities (Trafalgar Studios).

Stefanie Sommer - Co-Director

Stefanie trained at Rose Bruford College in European Theatre Arts and also has an MA in Movement Studies from Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. She is a performer, teacher, and director with a passion for devised theatre, movement improvisation, and play. She has taught movement and character development at ALRA South, Central Saint Martins and Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. In her work she uses visual elements, movement, and sounds to create a visceral experience for the spectators.

Flossie Waite - Dramaturg

Flossie is a reviewer and dramaturg. She has gained experience at Sonia Friedman Productions, Mousetrap Theatre Projects and Oily Cart, and worked previously as a Workshop Assistant at Polka Theatre. She has an Mphil in Critical Approaches to Children's Literature from Cambridge University. She runs the only UK blog dedicated solely to children’s theatre, to promote discussion, criticism and attendance of theatre for young audiences: Children's Theatre Reviews

Charlotte Winstone - Producer

Charlotte graduated from Goldsmiths’ Theatre and Performance department in 2016. As well as recently starting work as a producer with Page One, she is also the Assistant Producer for Gruff Theatre and Associate Producer for Box Room Theatre. Charlotte worked as a Producing Assistant at Scamp Theatre on both a UK and international tour. She has worked in the Youth and Community department at The Albany and has also directed successful runs at Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Camden Fringe Festival for Antonym Theatre. She remains a member of their creative team. She is very excited to be playing and having fun with Page One!