Jasmine’s passion for theatre started when she was just a girl growing up in Northampton when she used to enjoy Saturday Matinees in The Gods for just six pence (equivalent to two and half pennies if we still had halves!) She has worked in the Arts for more than twenty years primarily in programming, managing venues and undertaking change management in Arts organisations. In the UK, Jasmine worked as a Principal Arts Officer for a local authority in the North West where she ran five venues ranging from a 2,000 seater capacity down to an 80 seater. She has also worked on new venue builds and refurbishments. She initially started her career in small scale theatre so she is delighted to have the new Jersey Opera House studio space to play with!
Chris joined the Jersey Opera House Technical Team in 2003. He started in the industry in 1996 and since then has worked in many prestigious UK venues and on numerous UK tours. Chris’ primary field of expertise is sound, having penned designs for professional and amateur productions nationwide. In his life BJOH (Before Jersey Opera House!) he also worked as Lighting Technician with companies including Birmingham Royal Ballet and as Rigging Technician on tours such as Rocky Horror.
Forbes has been treading the boards for leaks and tweaks at Jersey Opera House since 2000. In his role as Theatre Manager he looks after the day-to-day operations of the venue. Formely a policeman, there’s no mucking about on Forbes’ watch! Following a varied career from the police to running pubs, hotels & restaurants, he now enjoys the variety and diversity of working in the arts. Having thoroughly enjoyed the past 15 years, he’s looking forward to being part of the success and development of Jersey Opera House.
Phill has been working at Jersey Opera House since 2008, having relocated back to the islands with his family. He has worked in many areas of Accountancy and enjoys the diversity that Jersey Opera House brings to the daily routines that are constantly changing & challenging. A regular theatre goer with live music and comedy being preferred performances.
Box Office Assistant
Glyn hails from the hills of Shropshire and joined the Jersey Opera House Team in July 2008. He has always been passionate about theatre and upon leaving education Glyn joined a T.I.E. Touring Theatre Company, performing all over the UK. Since settling in Jersey, you may have seen him ‘tread the boards’ many times in this very building. Glyn is also a keen playwright.
Box Office Assistant
Bev, who has more than 20 years’ retail experience, joined the front of house Box Office team in 2008. Originally from Manchester, Bev moved to the island in 2004 with her family. When she’s not working, she loves to go to the theatre!