Fenella Dawnay

Executive Producer

Fenella has over 10 years’ experience producing ambitious and politically engaging theatre, epic installations, cultural festivals, literature and campaigns; working locally, internationally and at scale. She is driven by artistic vision to create work that is locally representative and globally relevant, with diversity and inclusivity at its core.

Previously Senior Producer of PoliNations for Trigger Stuff, she has also worked with Good Chance Theatre, Artichoke Trust, the Jo Cox Foundation and Belarus Free Theatre, delivering their 10 year anniversary festival, Staging a Revolution, in 2015. She has produced theatre across the UK and in The Netherlands, Australia and the USA (Florida, New York).

Rebekka Anstem

Communications Manager

Rebekka Anstem is an arts marketeer with experience working across theatre, visual art, film, digital and festivals. She was previously part of the Marketing and Communications team at HOME in Manchester and prior to this she worked on the delivery of bluedot festival 2022, a unique carnival of music, science and cosmic culture, at The Jodrell Bank Centre for Engagement

She has a background in music as a songwriter, vocalist, performer and producer, and a passion for sound as a standalone medium. Rebekka is inspired by the intersections between sound, nature, community and technology, and is driven by working on an array of projects, shaping them into aesthetic communications.

Stacey Potter

General Manager

Stacey has worked in the arts for over 30 years as a Production Manager, Technical Stage Manager and Company Stage Manager. She has been involved with individuals, companies and festivals producing circus, experimental work and more traditional pieces. Stacey is delighted to be working as General Manager with The Javaad Alipoor Company as they embark on an exciting journey as a new NPO and is honoured to implement the company Manifesto.


Nadia Batool, Eileen McAuley, Ann-Marie Teed and Aliceson Robinson (Chair)

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