Rocket Theatre is a limited company and a registered charity.

Artistic Director

  • Martin Harris

Martin established Rocket Theatre in 1995 and has been its artistic director ever since. He has produced all of the company’s work and has directed most of its productions to date. He has only appeared as an actor in two Rocket productions – as Birdboot in The Real Inspector Hound by Tom Stoppard and as Lord Arthur in Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime, which he also adapted from Oscar Wilde’s short story. Martin is originally from Kent, where he appeared in school and youth theatre productions before training as an actor at Birmingham School of Acting (1988 – 91). He has worked as an actor on and off since then but spends most of his time directing and teaching both for Rocket Theatre and for other companies and educational establishments.

The Board

  • Alison Dunican

Ali works as the General Manager and a Producer for Quarantine Theatre in Salford. Prior to this she has worked for a number of prestigious companies including several years as general manager of the Green Room in Manchester and many years with Walk the Plank (when they still had Europe’s only theatre ship).

  • Keith Broom

Keith is the Technical Manager at the arts venue Home in Manchester. Before that he worked for a number of years as Technical Stage Manager at The Royal Exchange having spent many years working on large scale musicals at Manchester’s Palace and Opera House as well as touring nationally.

 

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