Individual and Student Members

Fabiana Barticioti

Archivist with interest in dance-related resources; email: fabiana.barticioti[at]

Frances Birch

Editor of the Frank Matcham Society Newsletter and The Matcham Journal; email: birchfm[at]

Alan Butland

Interests: theatre architecture and the relationship between stage and audience; email: abutland[at]

Erica Charalambous

Student member researching the organization, function and digital curation of dance archives in Europe, UK and Australia as part of a cotutelle PhD between Coventry University, UK and Deakin University Melbourne, Australia; email: charala7[at]

Alison Child

Student member researching early 20th-century popular entertainers, especially forgotten lesbian variety stars Gwen Farrar and Norah Blaney; website:

Gavin Clarke

Director of Pingin, an arts heritage and archives consultancy; Associate Lecturer at Wimbledon College of Art; Consultant to Dr. Williams’s Library; website:

Alex Collinson

Jacky Cowdrey

Interests: ballet, Royal Albert Hall and the South Kensington area; email: jackycowdrey[at]

Kristy Davis

Special Collections Librarian with interests in performing arts documentation and standards in libraries/archives/museums and theatre/film costume; email: kristydavis75[at]

Angela Escott

Interest: 18th-century theatre; email: angelaescott[at]

Francesca Franchi

Joetta Harty

Special Collections Librarian with specialism in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century material and collections management; email: joettah[at]

Yunjing Huang

PhD student member researching the public engagement of performing arts archives and other learning projects provided by different cultural institutions; email: yunjing.huang.15[at]

Bethany Johnstone

Doctoral candidate at University College London researching online access to dance archives; email: bethany.johnstone.16[at]; Twitter: @Johnstone_BL

Chris Jones

Keri Kruitwagen

Project Archivist, Noel Coward Archive Trust

Sally E. Lewis

Freelance museum and dance consultant, volunteer coordinator for Dance and Museums Network; Facebook: /danceandmuseumsnetwork/; Twitter: @sallye_l

Julian Oddy

Editor of the Theatre Record; email: editor[at] Founder of The Playwrights’ Database:

Iain C. Phillips

Developed and maintains various websites related to performing arts including:, and; email: iain.phillips[at]

Paul Roberts

PhD candidate, Royal Central School of Speech & Drama; interests: historical research, archival capture, Association of British Theatre Technicians; email:

Stephanie Rolt

Archives Officer, Queen Mary University of London; email: s.rolt[at]

Helen Smith

Former performing arts librarian with special interest in 19th century theatre; email: helen186[at]; editor of website

Fleur Soper

South-West-based archivist and specialist in arts and theatre practice and archives collections, collections care and management advice, partnerships, funding, collections knowledge and cataloguing;

Diana Watt

Volunteer at the Theatres Trust; email: dianawatt[at]

James White

Curator at Alexandra Palace and Archives, and Interpretation Manager at Wilton’s Music Hall. e-mail: james[at]; Twitter: @thewhitejam