Sharon Watson
Artistic Director and Choreographer

Trained at the London School of Contemporary Dance, Sharon danced with Spiral and Extemporary Dance Theatre before joining Phoenix as…

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Our Directors, Board & Staff

Board of Trustees

  • Keith Evans

    Chair / Independent Business Growth & Development Consultant

  • Susan Coffer

    Vice Chair / former Executive Director of Northern Stage

  • Brian Daniels

    Chief Executive/Artistic Director, Pluto Productions and Stage Productions Limited

  • Stephen Derrick

    Systemic Psychotherapist and Accredited Clinical Supervisor

  • Andrew Fryer

    Arts educator, record producer and composer

  • Simon Kamstra

    Partner, Head of International Arbitration, Addleshaw Goddard

  • Bobsie Robinson

    Cultural Policy & Strategy Manager, City of Bradford Metropolitan Council

  • Heather Paul

    Freelance Management Consultant

  • Matthew Roberts

    Head of Business Development, Leeds Community Foundation

  • Suzanne Robinson

    Managing Partner for Yorkshire and Humberside with Ernst and Young

Our Directors

  • Artistic Director and Choreographer

    Sharon Watson

  • Executive Director

    Mark Hollander


  • Rehearsal & Tour Director

    Tracy Tinker

  • Wardrobe Manager

    Emma James

Access & Education


  • Marketing & Communications Manager

    Josh Babcock

  • Development Co-ordinator

    Melody Walker

  • Finance and Office Administrator

    Catherine Goode

  • PA to the Artistic Director and Executive Director

    Bev Ibbeston

  • Company Assistant

    Lesley Blades

Associate Artists

  • Warren Adams

  • Ana Lujan-Sanchez