MEET THE TEAM
Michael Woodhall - Artistic director
ALICE DALE - marketing officer
Katherine Copley - company manager
Michael studied drama at the University of Lincoln. Since graduating, he has been on the creative teams for youth groups at Zest Theatre, REACH Performers Company and Egg Box Theatre, as well as leading the youth theatre at Nottingham Lakeside Arts. Michael is currently part of the team at Lincoln Performing Arts Centre as the Young Audiences Associate. In this role, he oversees participatory projects at the venue and programmes work that is appropriate and engaging to young people. Michael is one of the founders of Stand By and continues to make dreadful puns surrounding the company name; he hopes you'll Stand By us, through all of our exciting projects!
Alice is a founding member Stand By and has been their marketing officer since they formed.
After completing her degree in Drama at The University of Lincoln, Alice went of to be the Arts Marketing Intern and Marketing Coordinator at Lincoln Performing Arts Centre where they taught her everything she knows. She is currently a Communications Officer for Sheffield Theatres in a maternity cover position. Alice also works freelance for emerging companies across the county including Flickbook Theatre and Push to Shove Theatre.
Katherine has been part of Stand By Theatre since it was started in 2016. As a drama graduate from the University of Lincoln she has experience with stage management for ‘The Man Whose Memories Fell Out’ where she was our assistant stage manager. She has also spent time directing, running a student performance of ‘Encore: The Show Must Go On’ at Lincoln Performing Arts Centre. Katherine was a duty manager for Lincoln Performing Ars Centre before relocating. Katherine also wishes that one day she is as good at making dreadful Stand By puns as Michael is.