Jo has a wealth of experience across the sector, having worked for a range arts organisations including Federation of Scottish Theatre as General Manager and Memberships and Admin Officer, with the Cultural Enterprise Office as Operations Manager, Scottish Book Trust as Learning and Operations Co-ordinator and various roles with Traverse Theatre, Festival City Theatres Trust, Queens Hall and Phoenix Dance Theatre. Jo is currently on maternity leave and will be returning to work in October 2017.
Natasha has been working in the arts since 2008 and is committed to a holistic approach towards arts, culture and communities. She has delivered projects that nurture and celebrate a wide variety of the arts and culture whilst championing widening participation and inclusivity. She passionately believes in the arts to support improved outcomes for our… Read more »
Fraser has been a professional musician and educator for over a decade. Having created multiple rhythm based projects for schools around Scotland, he believes creativity is an innate quality found in everyone; it does not recognise the social divide or adhere to stereotypes. Creativity can be used to explore who we are and as a platform to… Read more »
Sasha McDougall is the Business Development Manager at Starcatchers
Jennifer Cummins is a freelance producer and project manager. Jennifer was previously the producer of the Imaginate Festival, Edinburgh’s International Children’s Festival. She produced 9 Festivals, including all Festival Touring and Outreach performances, managing the touring programmes for the London 2012 and Glasgow 2014 projects.
Rebecca has been working in the arts since 2012 at the Traverse Theatre and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society. Her driving force is the belief that babies and young children have the right to creative expression, and that the arts has a responsibility to provide young audiences with the tools to achieve this.
Heather joined Starcatchers after eight years working with young people in Glasgow in some of the most deprived communities in Europe. She believes passionately in the power of the arts to transform lives and tackle inequalities, and working with our youngest members of society seems the best place to start
Jennifer has been working in the arts for nearly 20 years, including roles at Woodend Barn, Citymoves Dance Agency and Aberdeen International Youth Festival and co-founder of MiniFest, a creative festival for young audiences across North East Scotland.
Rhona has been working in children’s theatre/arts since 2002 when she joined Wee Stories. She began working with Starcatchers on the pilot project in 2006 and since then has been on an amazing journey with thousands of babies, toddlers, parents, carers, educators, artists and project partners.