The INK Team

JULIA SOWERBUTTS

Artistic Director

julia@inkfestival.org

Julia Sowerbutts segued from professional actress to director when she moved to Suffolk fifteen years ago. She trained at Durham University, The Drama Studio, London and at UEA where she gained a distinction in a Theatre Directing MA. For INK she has directed The INKredible 5, GeraldOut For the Season, Modern Living, Table Talk, Steam, The Other Woman, Biggest Fear, Powerhouse, Write into War, Daughter and Beached. The latter won Velvet Trumpet’s 2015 new comedy award at Southwark Playhouse. Julia also helped develop and directed Role Play for High Tide 2016 and in November she directed an acclaimed full length production of Daughter for The Pleasance Theatre, London.

JANE ZARINS

Associate Director

jane@inkfestival.org

JAMES CHRISTOPHER

Associate Director

james@inkfestival.org

Patrons

Ester Freud

Luke Wright

Helen Atkinson Wood

Trustees
Chair: Ben Cardwell with John Bainer, Peter Byrne, Tony Mackintosh, Julia Sowerbutts

Treasurer
Kevin Murphy

Funding
John and Sue Bainer, Helen Atkinson Wood, Ben Cardwell

Sponsors Team
Ben Cardwell, Cara Duffy, John Bainer, Helen Atkinson Wood, Helen Hayes, Sonia Mermagen

Administration
Lena Joffe

Festival Manager

Tor Stewart

Tour Manager
Cara Duffy

Stage Management
Denise Brentnall

Marketing and PR
Sally Ball

Social Media
Miri Birch

Digital Consultant
Joe Cooksey

Photography
Martin Smith

Design
Mustard Creative