Mr L Ovenden - International Co-ordinator
Mr Ovenden's job as International Co-ordinator involves overseeing the whole organisation of USU and Africa week and ensuring everything is working safely and effectively. He is keen to be involved in USU in every way possible! That's backstage, front of house (and maybe even on stage!). He plans to get as many teachers involved as he can, including performing, and also organise many other events outside of Africa Week.
Grace Goodwin - Swing Night Team firstname.lastname@example.org
The Swing Night team (Grace Goodwin, Elsa Richards, Holly Gurney, Ellie Pritchard, Brooke Ellershaw, May McConnell, Izzy Perry) plan and run the dinner evening. From choosing acts, to planning the catering and decorations, the Swing Night team communicate with a lot of other departments in order to make the night successful.
Catherine Beattie – Act Team email@example.com
The Act team (Catherine Beattie, Sienna Wilkins, Katie Taylor, Ellie-Mae Sutton, Melissa Curtis, Imogen Asquith) organise everything to do with urban night acts! They take part in auditions, choosing acts, creating the act list and mentoring acts all the way up until the shows!
Sam Salter - Chair
Sam's job can involve absolutely anything big or small, as the role of the chair is to oversee all aspects of USU 2019. Sam's aim is to raise as much money as possible for USU and to ensure the shows are a success!
Brooke Ellershaw - Vice Chair
Brooke's job will involve supporting and aiding Sam in organising the events, as well as working with the team to allow everything to run smoothly. Their aim will be to ensure that Africa Week and USU are successful in order to raise as much money and awareness as possible.
Izzy Perry - Stage Manager
Izzy's job is to organise everything technical be it from the lights to the speakers, the cameras to the microphones. She manages the setup and running of the event and makes sure the crew are operating safely. Her job usually starts the week after the previous USU, spending a full year planning!
Arianna Wallbank - Business Director firstname.lastname@example.org
Arianna's job involves contacting local businesses and charities that we can work with, and raise support for USU. She also organises raffle prizes for Swing Night.