the team

Gavin Stride

Gavin Stride

Director of caravan and Farnham Maltings t: + 44 (0)1252 745400 e: gavin.stride@farnhammaltings.com
Heather Rose

Heather Rose

caravan Producer (maternity leave cover) t: + 44 (0)1252 745427 e: heather.rose@farnhammaltings.com
Monica Bakir

Monica Bakir

caravan Administrator t: +44 (0)1252 745471 e: monica.bakir@farnhammaltings.com
Andrew Jones

Andrew Jones

caravan mentor

Andrew is Senior Programme Manager for Theatre & Dance at the British Council: the UK’s international cultural relations agency.  His role revolves around the development and delivery of innovative performance, collaborative and education programmes in Central and Eastern Europe, Scandinavia and North America. In addition Andrew co-curates the British Council’s biennial Edinburgh Showcase and has participated as an adviser / mentor on several external showcases and conferences including caravan, BDE, Decibel and IETM Glasgow.

Andrew was previously Co-artistic Director of Volcano Theatre Company; and was also responsible for the lighting, set and costume design, and technical management of the 21 shows produced by the company during that time. Continuing to work as a freelance Lighting Designer on occasion, Andrew’s most recent collaboration was with Director Mick Gordon on Sherman Cymru’s multi-award-winning production Deep Cut.

Gary Hills

Gary Hills

caravan mentor

Gary Hills has been one of the caravan mentors since its introduction in 2008. He was a Brussels-based international promoter for five years, during which time he produced tours of independent theatre and dance, as well as visiting West End productions. Gary runs the Independent Theatre Council’s Touring Abroad course and continues to work with individuals and organisations on their international arts development.

Gary Hills Website

@garyhills

Fiona Baxter

Fiona Baxter

caravan Producer and Deputy Director, Arts of Farnham Maltings (maternity leave)