UK Theatre

UK Theatre


Key Personnel / Contacts
Cassie Chadderton – Head of UK Theatre and Member Development
Phill Brown – Head of Risk and Technical
Hannah Gagen – Advocacy Manager
Helen Rynne – Membership Engagement Executive
Miriam Nicholson-Butcher – Events and Training Executive
Annie Waugh – Events and Team Administrator


Company Address
32 Rose Street
Covent Garden


Telephone: 0207 55 76700
Fax: 0207 557 6799
Twitter: @UK_Theatre


Business operating zone: UK


Core Business/Areas of Diversification

  • Advocacy, thought and sector leadership
  • Expert advice, negotiation and contracts with industry unions
  • Expert legal advice
  • Conferences, courses, events and networking opportunities
  • Research and industry insight, leading to resources, guidance and best practice


Company Profile
UK Theatre’s vison is to see a well-connected and well-supported theatre sector that is recognised as being at the heart of UK life, with thriving organisations, the world’s greatest creative and managerial talent and ever larger and more diverse audiences.


Current Projects
Responding to the external environment support for theatre and performing arts:

  • Future of the theatre and performing arts workforce
  • Diversity of theatre and the performing arts
  • Support funding and income generation
  • Support digital developments and changes to working practices
  • Support the health of touring and the regional producing and presenting model
  • Developing our services to members
  • Ensure UK Theatre’s membership model is fit for purpose
  • Modernise the sector’s approach to Employment Relations
  • Legal Service
  • Buildings, technical and security
  • Research and analysis to drive the resilience of the sector
  • Celebrate excellence through the UK Theatre Awards
  • Training and events
  • Advocacy, thought and sector leadership



  • Society of London Theatre
  • Independent Theatre Council
  • Federation of Scottish Theatres
  • Association of British Orchestras
  • ABTT