Our Team

Karen O’Neill Interim Director and CEO
Victoria Firth Associate Director

Nick Travis Executive Co-ordinator

Front of House

Tommy Savage House and Hospitality Manager
David Halloran Senior Duty Manager
Kayleigh Wright Operations Assistant
Olivia Race, Rebecca Turner Duty Managers
Samantha Leach, Mass Nying, Kevin Palmer, Mollie Wood Front of House Team

Box Office

Brendan Hulse Box Office Manager

Adele Birkenshaw, Freyja Boycott-Garnett, Bev Haigh, Louise Parsons, Roohi Sarwar, Jane Sibbald, Erica Taylor, Rebecca Turner, Dianne Watkinson  Box Office Assistants


Ruth Jones Communications and Marketing Manager
Cathy Pilkington Communications and Marketing Officer

Creative Engagement

Rebecca Winwood Special Projects Producer
Katherine Warman Assistant Producer


Tom Blakemore Technical and Premises Manager
Will Dash, Brett Speakman Technicians
Les Dowie Maintenance Technician
Paul Caldwell Assistance Technician
Chris Brearley, James Clare, George Doyle, Karl Eaton, Michael Ford, Jonathan Hudson Casual Technicians


Sharon Haigh, Adele Barclay, Helen Petty, Jaqueline Ryan


Judy O’Brien Finance Manager
Helen Sleigh Finance Assistant

Visual Arts

Murray Forrest Exhibitions Co-ordinator
Barbara Hellowell, Freyja Boycott-Garnet, Jane Wilson,  Terence J Lambert Artists in Residence (AiR)

Kirklees Theatre Trust Board Members

Andrew Bird (Chair), Val Javin (Vice Chair), Councillor Karen Allison, Kate Edwards, Professor Michail Kagioglou, Councillor Carole Pattison, Marie Peacock, Laura Rawnsley, Tracy Sheldon, David Charles Douglas Thompson, Sue Underwood, Councillor Gemma Simone Wilson.

Photo: The LBT team with the cast of CBeebies’ The Tempest