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INTERVIEW WITH REBECCA STAFFORD

Friday, 30 June, 2017

Rebecca Stafford is an independent theatre producer and general manager. Rebecca’s work has always sought to be on the leading edge of how drama and comedy are presented to the public. Her particular area of expertise is produci… READ MORE









INTERVIEW WITH TIM COLEGATE

Thursday, 9 March, 2017

Tim graduated from the University of Kent in Canterbury with a Degree in Drama and Theatre Studies, specialising in Creative Producing, and followed that up by attending the READ MORE



START UP AWARDED TO TOM O'CONNELL

Wednesday, 22 February, 2017

Stage One are delighted to announce that we have awarded a Start-Up Investment of £25,000 to Tom O'Connell for his production of Out Of Order.

    Tom commented that:
"I ha… READ MORE


START UP AWARDED TO DOMINIC LINDESAY-BETHUNE

Wednesday, 15 February, 2017

Stage One are delighted to announce that we have awarded a Start-Up Investment of £22,000 to Dominic Lindesay-Bethune for his tour of Gabriel.

    Dominic commented that:
Having worked professio… READ MORE



INTERVIEW WITH MICHAEL JAMES COX

Friday, 27 January, 2017

Michael James-Cox Productions was founded in 2014. Michael has had over 10 years of experience within the theatre industry and after training as an actor he has taken the step into producing.
His first show - ImpotentREAD MORE




INTERVIEW WITH SARAH PAGE

Friday, 2 December, 2016

Sarah has worked in Arts for many years, starting out as a performer then moving into the ticketing industry working for London Theatre Bookings. Sarah was one of the Directors at Interval Productions for four years. In her time at In… READ MORE












Start Up Awarded to Denise Silvey

Wednesday, 6 July, 2016

Stage One are delighted to announce that we have awarded a Start-Up Investment of £15,000 to Denise Silvey for her tour of Dead Sheep.

    Denise commented that:
    "I have … READ MORE


Start Up Awarded to Johnny Wood

Tuesday, 5 July, 2016

Stage One are delighted to announce that we have awarded a Start-Up Investment of £15,00 to Johnny Wood for his production of Murder Ballad. Murder Ballad will be performed at The Arts Theatre in Leicester Square.

&nb… READ MORE



Start Up Awarded to Damien Tracey

Friday, 1 July, 2016

Stage One are delighted to announce that we have awarded a Start-Up Investment of  £12,500 to Damien Tracey for his production of Little Shop Of Horrors. Damien is co-producing the tour with Sell A Door.

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Start Up Awarded to Simon Friend

Thursday, 26 May, 2016

We are delighted to announce that we have awarded Simon Friend £20,000 from the Start Up Fund for his tour of Million Dollar Quartet.  Simon has previously produced for Theatre Royal Bath and Bill Kenwright, however this ma… READ MORE






INTERVIEW WITH TARA FINNEY

Friday, 25 March, 2016

Tara Finney qualified as a corporate solicitor before starting her theatrical career as Resident Assistant Producer at Theatre503. After Theatre503, Tara was Producer at READ MORE


INTERVIEW WITH ANNABEL WILLIAMSON

Friday, 11 March, 2016

Annabel has produced The Late Henry Moss, Upper Cut and As You Like It (Southwark Playhouse) and Beyond Caring (The Yard).  As Production Associate, The Act (Trafalgar Studios) and READ MORE




INTERVIEW WITH RACHEL TACKLEY

Friday, 29 January, 2016

Rachel has produced numerous shows in the UK, USA, Australia and all over the world. Since taking over as Director of ETT eight years ago, Rachel has produced over 30 shows and has… READ MORE


Start Up Awarded to Paul Taylor Mills

Thursday, 28 January, 2016

Stage One are delighted to announce that we have awarded a Start-Up Investment of £13,125 to Paul Taylor Mills for the upcoming tour of End of the Rainbow. 

Paul is the recipient of a Stage One Bursary and curren… READ MORE


INTERVIEW WITH SARAH LOADER

Friday, 15 January, 2016

Sarah trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama and worked for the Finborough Theatre, Complicite and Bill Kenwright prior to setting up Snapdragon Productions. Snapdragon Productions was founded in 2009 by Producer Sarah Load… READ MORE


Start Up Awarded to Sarah Loader

Tuesday, 12 January, 2016

Stage One is delighted to announce we have awarded a Start-Up Fund Investment of £22,500 to Sarah Loader for the upcoming tour of Toast by Richard Bean with her company Snapdragon Productions. 

Sarah tra… READ MORE


INTERVIEW WITH LOUISE GOODMAN

Friday, 18 December, 2015

Since graduating from the University of Kent in 2012 with an M Drama in Creative Producing Louise has been working as a Company Manager  in Oxford, providing child casts for major productions and tours.  During this time she… READ MORE


Start Up Awarded to Phillip Rowntree

Friday, 18 December, 2015

Stage One is delighted to announce we have awarded a Start-Up Investment of £37,500 to Phillip Rowntree for the upcoming tour of Footloose with his company Hutchinson Rowntree. The show will be co-produced with Runaway … READ MORE


INTERVIEW WITH TRISH WADLEY

Friday, 4 December, 2015

Executive producer of The Hotel Plays (Langham February 2014) and The Armour (Langham February 2015). Trish spent 20 years working internationally in Media as a journalist and Marketing Director before moving to thea… READ MORE


INTERVIEW WITH OLIVER MACKWOOD

Friday, 20 November, 2015

Oliver undertook a producer placement through CML, working with and learning from Sir Cameron Mackintosh (Les Miserables, Phantom of the Opera, Miss Saigon). Two years ago he started working at Chichester Festival Theatre (READ MORE








INTERVIEW WITH AIDAN GROUNDS AND NATHAN BRINE

Friday, 28 August, 2015

AIDAN GROUNDS - Current Stage One Regional Trainee Producer with The Nuffield Theatre Southampton and Previous Bursary Recipient

Aidan is currently Assistant Producer, Stage One Trainee Producer at <… READ MORE





Edinburgh Fringe 2015

Thursday, 16 July, 2015

Below you will find full details of our Exclusive Stage One Seminar and our list of "must see" shows that have been produced by Stage One Alumni. As ever we encourage you support your fellow Stage One Producers and s… READ MORE


INTERVIEW WITH OLIVER TAHERI

Friday, 3 July, 2015

Having been a part of the theatre industry for over 8 years, Oliver took the move into Theatre Production in 2013. Recent productions include: The Spring Tide at the Old R… READ MORE


INTERVIEW WITH ROBYN KEYNES

Friday, 19 June, 2015

Robyn Keynes studied on the CT course at East 15, and was first introduced to the world of producing through The Optimists programme, run by China Plate. As a freelance producer she works mainly in new writing, producing work at venue… READ MORE


INTERVIEW WITH MIRAIN JONES

Friday, 5 June, 2015

Mirain is a freelance theatre producer having graduated from the University of Exeter in 2011. She began producing through working with various award winning companies including Look Left Look Right and DryWrite. Predominately focusin… READ MORE


INTERVIEW WITH SIR STEPHEN WALEY-COHEN

Friday, 22 May, 2015

Sir Stephen has been a theatre owner and manager since 1984 when he was Joint Chief Executive of Maybox Group which acquired and managed the Albery, Criterion, Donmar Warehouse, Piccadilly, Whitehall and Wyndham’s Theatres, as w… READ MORE




INTERVIEW WITH ELEANOR LLOYD

Friday, 10 April, 2015

Eleanor was awarded a Stage One Producers Bursary in 2005 and Start Up Fund Award in 2010. In 2009 she was a finalist in the British Councils Young Performing Arts Entrepreneur Award. Ahead of this year’s Olivier Awards she has … READ MORE




INTERVIEW WITH LUCINDA HARVEY

Friday, 27 February, 2015

Lucinda Harvey is Head of Employment Relations at The Society of London Theatre and UK Theatre.

What does Employment Relations mean and who do you work with on a day to day basis?
Employment R… READ MORE










One Stage: Launch

Wednesday, 11 June, 2014

We were joined by friends, alumni and industry professionals to celebrate the launch of ONE STAGE and congratulate our season producers, Vicky Graham, Emily Dobbs and Nicola Seed.

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One Stage Season Announced

Monday, 2 June, 2014

We are delighted to announce the three producers selected for our One Stage season this autumn at the St James Theatre. 

The season will open on 3 September 2014 with Breed… READ MORE


Stephen McGill receives £50,000 Start Up Award

Friday, 14 March, 2014

Stage One has awarded £50,000 from its Start-Up Investment Fund to theatre producer, Stephen McGill. He will co-produce the West End transfer of Chichester Festival Theatre’s production of The Pajama Game to the Shaftesbur… READ MORE



Stage One launches ONE STAGE

Sunday, 8 December, 2013

10th December 2013

  • STAGE ONE launches ONE STAGE -  A season of work produced by emerging producers at St. James Theatre in Autumn 2014
  • STAGE ONE is now inviting applications from emerging produc… READ MORE



James Quaife receives £50,000 Start Up Award

Wednesday, 3 April, 2013

James Quaife has been awarded the maximum £50,000 Start Up Fund by Stage One to co-produce alongside established producers MJE Productions, a new comedy, Barking in Essex by Clive Exton. The production will open at the Wyndham&r… READ MORE