Rozzy Knox, Danielle Harris and Matthew May. Not pictured: Clare Storton.
The Middle Child team has expanded and also appointed two maternity cover positions.
Rozzy Knox has started as maternity cover for executive director, Lindsey Alvis.
Rozzy joins Middle Child after spending the last two years with the London Theatre Company, firstly as a production assistant then assistant producer. She was part of the inaugural team founding the Bridge Theatre led by Nick Starr and Nicholas Hytner; working on productions such as Alan Bennett’s Allelujah! and immersive re-imaginings of Julius Caesar and A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Previously, Rozzy worked for the finance teams for Sonia Friedman Productions and the Ambassador Theatre Group. She’s a proud alumni of Birkbeck’s Business School and the University of Warwick. When not working, you’ll find Rozzy listening to a lot of pop music, and as many food-related podcasts as she can find.
Danielle Harris has started as production manager and co-ordinator (maternity cover) for general and production manager, Emily Anderton.
Danielle studied a BA (Hons) in Drama and Theatre Practice at the University of Hull, graduating in 2017 with the highest first class qualification of her year. While at University, Danielle volunteered as an Assistant Facilitator for Hull Truck Theatre and was a Venue Stage Manager for various theatre festivals, including Assemble Fest and the National Student Drama Festival, where she received an award for Outstanding Contribution to the Technical Team (2016).
Matthew May has joined as artistic associate, working in the rehearsal room with artistic director Paul Smith and on engagement and outreach projects with young people in Hull.
Matthew is a founding member of Middle Child and has performed in Ten Storey Love Song, Modern Life Is Rubbish and Saturday Night & Sunday Morning. He has also performed in Silent Uproar’s Pig. Most recently he was the assistant director and dramaturg on Us Against Whatever.
Clare Storton has also joined as a part-time finance assistant, working with Middle Child for one day a week. Clare has worked in the finance sector for 15 years and has worked with Hull Truck Theatre for five years in the finance team, where she now manages all payroll and HR areas.