Board of Trustees
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Sharon Scotton has been involved in Orbit Shed since it began. She was a part of the team who set up the charity and after a spell as a Workshop Leader joined the Board.
Anthony Williams joined the Board through his wife, Jessica, who leads the Youth Theatre. He designs Orbit Shed’s publicity and marketing materials and builds props for their performances.
Rev Anita Colpus is the Vicar in Charge of St Luke’s, where we meet each Tuesday. She has been a great support for many years and keeps our finances in good order.
Phil Littleford has given many years of support and service on the board and is one of our Licensed Chaperones.
Bronach O’Callaghan has given many years of support and service in fundraising events and membership recruitment.
Susan Tucker joined the Board through her connection with St Luke’s Church, for many years she has attended Orbit Shed weekly to help with administration and book keeping.
Jane Rochford is our Child Protection Officer.
Della Torra joined through hearing about our new Little Theatre and does great work in membership recruitment and marketing.
Norma Leadbeater has been involved in Orbit Shed from the very beginning and was a driving force in the team who set up the charity.
Vicki joined Orbit Shed as a Workshop Leader when we began in 2004 and has been leading and coordinating workshops and performances with Orbit Shed ever since. Vicki trained at Arts Educational and the Sylvia Young Theatre School. She was a professional actor and dancer before starting her family.
Jess joined Orbit Shed as one of their first Youth Theatre members in 2004. She has had multiple roles within the charity since joining, growing from Youth Theatre volunteer support, to a Children’s Theatre Workshop Leader and she is currently our Youth Theatre Workshop Director.
Doug and Julie Kilborn
Doug and Julie started volunteering with us in 2008 when Doug retired from Youth Work and Julie from the NHS. Both are Licensed Chaperones.
Harry joined Orbit Shed as a member of the Childrens’ Theatre when we began in 2004 and has been with us ever since. He started volunteering in the Childrens’ Theatre while he was a member of our Youth Theatre and now volunteers with all three of our groups. He uses his HND in Sound and Music Production to help create our performance soundtracks and is an accomplished musician and composer.
Sharon trained as a Workshop Leader with Orbit Shed when it began and has continued leading and coordinating workshops and performances as a volunteer ever since in addition to serving on the Board of Trustees. She has been singing and acting since she was a child and set up a successful theatre company while at the University of St Andrews. She serves on the Boards of two other local arts organisations and works in a local school in the English and Performing Arts Departments.
Sam joined Orbit Shed as a volunteer in 2009 and uses his skills as an actor and musician to lead workshops and direct performances with us. He has a degree in Drama from the University of Winchester and has worked abroad at summer camps in America as a performing arts leader.
We also have a team of Youth Theatre Supports who are members of the Youth Theatre helping run the Children’s Theatre workshops.