Current Apprentices

Amy Hetherington - Emma Brünjes Productions

Amy studied Drama and Theatre Studies at University of Kent, with a Masters in Creative Producing. Most recently, she worked in the Producing department at the Rose Theatre Kingston on many of their in house productions, such as King John, directed by Trevor Nunn and Good Canary, directed by John Malkovich.  Previously, Amy has worked for companies such as Underbelly Limited, Creative Youth and the Marlowe Theatre. She has also acted as an Associate Producer for Entita Theatre, working on their two shows that played at Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2015. Amy is delighted to be currently working at Emma Brunjes Productions as part of the Stage One London Commercial Producer Placement.

Emma O'Mara - Greene Light Stage

Since graduating Leeds Beckett University with a Masters in Performance in 2014, Emma has fuelled her passion for the theatre by working on numerous projects from festivals, to fringe theatre and West End productions. The following year she formed her own freelance production company; O’Mara Productions.
Most recently Emma co-produced a new play, Correspondence by Lucinda Burnett with Robyn Keynes at the Old Red Lion Theatre. The success of the production enabled her to be placed at Neal Street Productions in association with the Stage One Producer Placement. Working closely alongside Caro Newling, Emma now looks forward to further developing her practice in Commercial Theatre.
Previous production experience includes: Fabric (UK Tour); Orson’s Shadow (Southwark Playhouse); The Mentalists (Wyndham’s Theatre); Memphis the Musical (Shaftesbury Avenue); I Call My Brothers, Caught, Ant Street & Hamlet is Dead, no gravity (Arcola Theatre) and The Dogs of War (Old Red Lion Theatre).

Emma Groome - English Touring Theatre

Emma is currently the Stage One trainee producer at English Touring Theatre. She has just completed a degree in Philosophy at University College London, during which she produced a range of award winning Musical Theatre and Drama. Most recently she has produced the immensely successful inaugural year of the Culture Club Arts Festival, as well as a sell-out production of West Side Story at the Shaw Theatre in Kings Cross. Currently she is producing I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change at the 2016 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, having worked in house at venues there for the past two years.  Before joining ETT, Emma interned with Finger in the Pie Theatre, as their Producing and Marketing Assistant, working with them to produce a number of drag, cabaret and burlesque shows, one of which will be performed at the London Wonderground Festival in August 2016. Emma is delighted to be working at ETT, and is excited to develop her knowledge of touring and commercial theatre.

Zoe Weldon - Tom O'Connell Productions

Zoe is currently working at Bill Kenwright Ltd as part of the Stage One producing placement. Having produced theatre at university she began a five month internship at Sonia Friedman Productions. She then set up her own production company, Nomad Welders Productions, and took her first show Mind the Gap to the Edinburgh Fringe. Since then she has worked at the Arcola Theatre and at SFP on a freelance basis on a variety of productions. She's also a founding member of Damsel Productions, whose play Dry Land debuted to high acclaim. After Dry Land’s success Damsel Productions co-produced Brute with Soho Theatre as part of their Soho Rising season. Zoe has recently been working with street performer and Soho Theatre writer Nick Cassenbaum to produce his Edinburgh Fringe show Bubble Schmeisis, as well as working with West-End actor and Soho writer Harry Jardine as a producer for his company, VAMP.