Meet the Team

Cat Major

Creative Direction & Trustee

Cat has a degree in Community Theatre from East 15 Acting School and has run drama workshops for young people at the Lyceum, Edinburgh, Kidz @ Citz in Glasgow and Dumfries Youth Theatre. Cat wrote, produced and starred in Wee Betty - a Young Makers production about the challenge of growing up in a rural area.

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Ali Murfitt

Sustainable Development & Trustee

Ali has been working at Corehead with Borders Forest Trust as Community Engagement Officer and is expert in sustainable lifestyles - especially all things foraging and wildcrafting. Ali will be helping us connect to the natural world outside the theatre walls and bring sustainability into all our work.

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Sophie Thomas

Workshop Development & Trustee

Sophie has happy memories of MYT and can't wait to return. She facilitated and performed with National Youth Theatre, worked with Strange Town Young Company and is big on creativity in education. Now a primary school teacher, she claims to have a song for every topic - watch out for our Sophie Sing-Off Challenge Fundraiser!

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Nicholas Major

Facility Management & Trustee

Nicholas is a former MYT Student President and a recent Engineering graduate with a love for all things technical, mechanical and electronic - especially if it involves innovative ways to save energy and the planet. Nicholas will be involved in managing the facility and ensuring it works effectively and efficiently.

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Jane Gray

Business Development & Trustee

Jane works in social enterprise and the design sector and is looking forward to the opportunity of developing The Studio Theatre as a thriving venture. Jane also loves textiles and fashion and will probably be found designing costumes, masks and puppets for MYT productions whenever she gets the chance!

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