Meet the team behind Page One Theatre!

Artistic Director

Chloe Stephens

Chloe specialises in directing devised and collaborative theatre. She co-founded Page One Theatre with Miles, Flossie and Davina in 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. Chloe 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 has taught at ALRA South, the BRIT School, Mountview Academy, Rose Bruford and Royal Central School and Speech and Drama. 


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. Davina is a co-founder of Page One Theatre.

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. Miles is a co-founder of Page One Theatre.

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. Flossie is a co-founder of Page One Theatre.