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Jane Claire wins UK Theatre Award for Theatre Employee of the Year!

We are absolutely delighted that Jane Claire has won the UK Theatre Award for Employee of the Year.

Jane has spent nearly forty years working in the theatre. After a long and varied career in stage management working in regional, fringe and West End theatres she moved into producing. Following nine years with the highly regarded touring company Shared Experience, where she was responsible for numerous national and international tours, she became Executive Producer of English Touring Theatre. Jane was Executive Producer for ETT for twelve years, producing more than thirty productions touring throughout the UK, and continues her work at ETT as the Producer of the ETT Forge scheme. She also sits on the board of Derby Theatre.

'I'm thrilled to have won this award. Working at ETT has been a huge pleasure and touring great work to audiences across the country has been a real delight. The talented, hardworking, lovely people who have made up the team at Short Street over the years made my life very simple. They turned a good job into a great one!'
Jane Claire

ETT Artistic Director Richard Twyman said ‘I am delighted that Jane has won the UK Theatre Award for Theatre Employee of the Year. Jane is a beacon of good practice within the industry, she is intelligent, dedicated and incredibly warm hearted. Jane’s hard work and ethos have shaped the values of ETT and I feel honoured to have worked with her.’


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