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The Team

The Boundless core team is small but mighty.  Meet us here and get to know the work we do for the company as well as our career journeys. You can email anyone to ask a question or DM @boundlessabound to get in touch.

Staff

Rowan Blake Prescott Producer

Rowan joined boundless in April 2022, He identifies as a working class, Northern, Queer creative. He trained as an actor in Manchester before pursuing a producing career in London. Prior to joining Boundless, he studied at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.  He is co-founder and producer of Bog Standard Creatives and looks to spotlight voices of those whose voices are overlooked.

He is particularly interested in creating work by, with and for under-represented individuals and is always looking for ways to inspire others, in an effort to lead and influence the next generation of theatre makers and artists.

Gorga M’llaurie Digital and Marketing Manager

Gorga joined boundless in April 2022 in the role of Social Media Manager. With a BA in Drama, Applied Theatre and Education from The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, and a MA in Film and Screen Studies from Goldsmiths University of London, Gorga’s professional work has a dual focus on applied arts and social technologies. Consequently, Gorga has a varied background with previous arts roles including live-streaming producer, youth theatre facilitator and video/audio designer.

Outside of their work explore the intersections of applied arts and social technologies, Gorga’s personal interests lie in film and moving image practices. In their personal practice Gorga’s ultra-short film work explores art-making through a language of the amateur and naïve. Gorga’s interests in film and aesthetic continue to influence their work in the applied arts and their approach to social and digital media.

Wofai Je General Manager
Creative Producer, Casting Director and established model, Wofai Je specialises in visuals and aesthetics, stemming from his fashion background. With a focus on executive acumen, EDI, bid writing and script dissection, he is passionate about interdisciplinary projects that push boundaries and challenge societal norms. One half of award-winning arts organisation  Initiative.dkf  (Albany Artists of Change 2021, Eclipse Award 2020, Tamasha Associate Artists 2019-20, Talawa MAKE: Sustain Artists 2017-18); he was hand-picked for the YV Springboard scheme after taking part in the Introduction to Directing Programs (2016).
He recently left his position as Interim GM at Gate Theatre to become GM at Boundless. He is also a member of Stage ONE Producers programme.
Working across theatre, short film and events, credits include: Executive Producer on Is Dat U Yh? (Brixton House), Casting & Creative Associate on Bootycandy (Gate Theatre, 2023); An Ode To short film screening (RichMix, 2022); Dear Elizabeth (Theatro Technis, 2021); Is Dat U Yh? (GDIF, 2021); LUDALA Collection short films (EdFringe Digital, 2021); Eclipse Award winning piece Fragments Of A Complicated Mind (Theatre503, 2020); national tour of outdoor piece Scalped (Brighton Festival; GDIF; SIRF, 2019), Melanin Box Festival (2018 & 2015); Associate Producer on Tristan Fynn-Aiduenu’s Sweet Like Chocolate, Boy (Brockley Jack, 2018); VAULT Festival (2017); short film From Behind Us (UpShot #50Uprise) et al.
Pronouns: (he/him)
Rebecca McGreevy Marketing + Audience Development Assistant

Rebecca develops and produces theatre, and supports arts organisations across marketing and audience development strategy. As a collaborative artist, she champions theatre as a welcoming place of empowerment and joy.

Alongside Boundless she is Director of Teastain Theatre and Communications Officer for Stockroom Productions. Recent shows include: Tap Root (Director, The Glitch); Thirst (Director, Vault Festival) and Untitled Sparkly Vampire Play (Producer, Omnibus Theatre).

Recently she was a member of Tmesis Theatre’s Wicked Women Group and Liverpool Royal Court’s Stage Write Development Programme. She has also previously worked with Leeds Playhouse, York Theatre Royal (Takeover Festival), Without Walls and Pilot Theatre.

Davida Afriyie Youth Officer

Davida is a SW London-based writer, performer, facilitator and creative producer of Ghanaian heritage.

Having worked in the events and hospitality sector for a number of years, Davida is currently growing her portfolio as a creative producer and project coordinator in roles at Hersana CIC, a gender based violence CIC for black femmes and BORN::FREE LDN, a literary arts organisation which homes new and emerging writers, specifically from African/Afro diasporic writers and Unicorn Theatre, where she ensures key administra.ve and building processes run smoothly as the stage door administrator.

With a background in participatory arts, community activism and nationwide campaigning, she has worked with organisations such as the Advocacy Academy, Hersana and Battersea Arts Centre to lead on activity to engage audiences and participants with pressing social issues.

Joshua Boyd-Campbell Talent Development Producer

Joshua has joined the Boundless team as our talent development producer!

Buzzing and excited to bring a wealth of experience and a burst of energy to the boundless team, Joshua is an enthusiastic and ambitious producer working across both screen and theatre. Originally starting out as a creative producer with the award-winning Nouveau Riche (one of our 2019 Accelerator artists) Joshua has been apart of and worked on multi-award winning productions and has lead their Brand Nouveau Initiative program, championing and providing opportunities for artists within the industry.

Besides working as a producer, Joshua is a multi-disciplinarian still working as professional actor and other creative platforms.

Advisory Group

Cherry Eckel Advisory Group

Cherry is a London-based writer, director, performer, and spoken-word poet. Her work often explores identity, family, and universal anxieties. She is interested in creating work that is relevant, empowering, electric, and blurs boundaries between disciplines.

 

Web: https://cherryeckel.weebly.com/

Instagram: cherrytheeckel

Twitter: cherrytheeckel

Emilia Hargreaves Advisory Group

Emilia has been a part of the Boundless Advisory Group for a while now, and since completing the Certificate of Higher Education at East 15 Acting School in 2018, she has spent the majority of her time creating. Now training at MN Academy, Emilia spent her time in lockdown writing and developing stories and spoken word pieces, as well as composing music. Prior to lockdown, Emilia worked as a Drama Teacher at multiple local drama schools across Ealing, including Questors Youth Theatre and Yourstage Drama.

Emilia is also currently constructing her own series of short devised pieces, which incorporate her musical compositions with pieces of spoken word and physical theatre.

 

Instagram: emilia.hargreaves

Twitter: emiliaharg

Clíona Malin Advisory Group

Clíona is an Irish writer and director based in London. Her work engages with feminism and climate activism, often mixing disciplines. Clíona recently graduated from Brunel University London with a BA in Theatre and English, and she is now working at Jerwood Arts as Team Assistant alongside developing her theatre-making practice.

 

Instagram: clionama

Twitter: clionamal

Julia Pilkington Advisory Group

Julia is an actor and theatre-maker based in London. She recently graduated from Royal Central School of Speech and Drama with a Master’s in acting, where she was a recipient of the Embassy Scholarship. She is a keen actor-deviser and co-created with Poltergeist Theatre the sell-out show Lights Over Tesco Carpark (Pleasance, New Diorama). She recently enjoyed playing a chorus part in season two of Boundless Theatre’s audio-drama, Radio Elusia.

 

Twitter: JuliaPilkington

Sadhana Narayanan Advisory Group

Sadhana is a creative based West Midlands. She’s been a member of the New Vic Youth theatre for over 6 years, working on projects such as the 2019 National Youth Theatre Connections show ‘The Sad Club’ and Heritage Lottery funded Dorothy Clive project. Currently, she’s a Contributor on the Voice Magazine and was part of the Radio Elusia Season 2 Writer’s room.

 

Instagram: sadhana.jpg

Liam Stone Advisory Group

Liam is an energetic, passionate and determined creative artist from Birmingham. Liam has trained at Birmingham Ormiston Academy and Peer Productions and is looking now to develop as an actor, specialising in  contemporary theatre. He joined the Advisory Group with the hope that his opinions will help shape the most important of topics for theatre.

 

Instagram: liamstone__

Tolu Fagbayi Advisory Group

Tolu Fagbayi  is an artist, writer and musician. She has BA Acting degree and is also in the process of writing her first play which explores the identity and intersectional feminism.

Tolu is an energetic, passionate and professional artist and person who strongly believes equality in all areas especially within the arts.

 

Instagram: toluafagbayi

Betty Williams Advisory Group

Betty is a London based Northern facilitator and theatre-maker.

Growing up in a multicultural working-class household and being queer, theatre provided space for creativity they did not otherwise have, and they now work with a particular passion for the community of theatre and curate their Creative Practice challenging ways of creative engagement. Having been a secondary carer for their dad, and as a disabled and neuro-divergent person, they aim to create access inclusivity in their practice.

Before working in the Arts, they worked in Sales as an Executive Team Trainer and worked in TV and Education for ITV’s Emmerdale Studios. Betty began their creative career in the Arts through the National Youth Theatre, first as an actor through NYT’s 2018 intake course, then later shifting focus into Facilitation. Having discovered a love of theatre, they enrolled at East 15 Acting school, where they discovered their passion for facilitation and Applied Theatre. After achieving their Certificate of Higher Education, they began their BA degree at The Royal Central School of Speech, studying Drama, Applied Theatre and Education.

Whilst at Uni, Betty has continued work with NYT, as a Course Assistant, Course manager and now as an Emerging Artist. They also work as a Creative Practitioner, leading two programmes at WAC Arts (Spark & Ignite), and as Workshop Leader at ATG Learning. Betty is also an emerging Director, having directed at Arts Ed and Tramshed.

Urussa Malik Advisory Group

I’m a writer and working part-time, front of house, in an art museum, I am based in both Manchester, Lancashire and Halifax, West Yorkshire. I did my bachelors in English Literature from University of Manchester and looking to build on my degree more. I’ve done a few artist development programmes as a playwrighter  in Oldham and London and currently helping out on a student film production!  My work, whatever form it tries to take, focuses on the self, independence, translation and the abstract!

Bella Cavicchi Advisory Group

Bella Cavicchi (she/her) is a theatre artist, educator, and freelance producer. She is an alumna of Brown University, where she graduated with a B.A. in Literacy and the Performing Arts, and the University of Cambridge, where she graduated with an MPhil in Arts, Creativity, and Education, taking a particular focus at both institutions on the radical possibilities of devising theatre with young people. As a producer, recent credits include MEDEA THE MUSICAL (Paradise Green, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, 2022), ED: THE NEW, TOTALLY UNOFFICIAL, GINGER-INCLUSIVE PARODY SKETCH SHOW (Canal Cafe Theatre, 2022), and the Almeida For Free Festival, produced as a member of Almeida Theatre’s 2022 Young Producers Cohort. When she’s not in the rehearsal room or managing spreadsheets, Bella teaches drama at a secondary school just outside of London—and loves that she spends each day thinking about theatre! 

 

Seyi Osibamowo Advisory Group

Seyi is a creative producer who focuses on the inclusivity and celebration of often marginalised communities such as the LGBTQAI+ community and those who are racially othered. Having grown up rarely seeing herself represented in mainstream arts and media, Seyi seeks to produce arts and culture that centers the queer and/or black experience.  

Seyi produces with Raze Collective to support and develop both in-person and digital queer performance. Seyi has experience producing theatre, cabaret & musicals and has worked extensively in stage management & production roles with The Cocoa Butter Club. Seyi currently works as podcast producer, working with the award-winning Transmissions Roundhouse. 

Eric Gherman Advisory Group

He is an Actor/Writer/Director/Producer whilst also studying for a Business Management BA. He studied Theatre at the BRIT school; following COVID, he started to work with the Almeida Theatre as a Young Producer and was part of the Orpheus Project with Babel Theatre. He is writing a new play taking a fresh look at masculinity and how it affects men daily. 

Dasha Knurenko Advisory Group

Dasha is an international student from Ukraine passionate about creative writing, journalism, social issues and the arts. She enjoys writing for her school’s newspaper and tries to take an active part in the artistic life of her community. She has previously worked on multiple literary and translation projects with an NGO “Foundation of Regional Initiatives” and has been a recipient of the BBK Art Fellowship in Germany. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering in cultural institutions and exploring world literatures and languages. 

Michaela Tranfield Advisory Group

Michaela is a creative based in London. She is a programme manager at intergenerational charity, InCommon and an associate at 64 Million Artists, a creative social enterprise. Michaela is passionate about how theatre can platform new stories and creatively connect local communities. Her favourite ways of getting creative are through facilitation, writing and going to London’s various theatre productions.
 

Twitter: @_michaxla 

Board

Daze Aghaji FRSA Trustee

Daze Aghaji is an inspiring Youth Climate Justice Activist based in London. With a focus on Regenerative Cultures, Radical Social Justice, Youth Politics, and Artistic innovation, she is a powerful voice for radical systemic change. Her tireless advocacy has earned recognition from leading charities, institutions, governments, and grassroots change-makers globally. The Guardian fittingly describes her as “a ball of energy, conviction, and warmth.”

Daze is best known for her high-profile political campaigning, which has seen her successfully sue her government, run for election, and lobby institutions for meaningful change. In 2019, she became the youngest candidate ever to stand in a European Parliamentary election. Running as an independent under the banner of a Climate and Ecological Emergency, she helped raise awareness of the urgent need for political will to address the climate crisis.

In 2020, Daze’s efforts to support young people struggling with eco-anxiety led her to lobby the Royal College of Psychiatrists to recognize this issue. She conducted research and developed tools to help those affected by it. Additionally, she initiated a successful Judicial review against the UK government, compelling them to release a Net-Zero Strategy ahead of COP26. As a founding member of Extinction Rebellion’s youth branch, Daze has been a driving force for climate justice. She previously served as the Director and Creative Director of Earthrise Studio, a creative agency dedicated to communicating the climate crisis.

Currently, Daze is an Artist in Residence at Phytology, the Bethnal Green Nature Reserve. She also works as an Artistic Environmental consultant at the Gate Theatre and serves as a Speaker and Climate Justice Consultant, collaborating with global corporations and governments. Her work is founded in a deep love, duty, and care for all life. Daze remains passionately committed to organizing with grassroots campaigns and organizations for climate justice.

“The only way we can avoid environmental collapse is by addressing all planetary boundaries. The only way we can do this is going back to our roots and falling back in love with our land.” – Daze Aghaji 

@dazeaghaji

earthrise.studio

 

Caspar Cech-Lucas Trustee

 Caspar is passionate about making Art more accessible. He was lucky enough to engage in the arts, specifically theatre, as a young person and it made a massive difference to his life. He has dedicated a lot of his professional and personal life to this cause. He works at City Bridge Trust, a charitable funder that distributes £25 million pounds a year to charities and organisations who support Londoners. Within this work he assesses funding applications and makes recommendations to the grants committee as to whether the applications fit within the Trust’s criteria. This has allowed him to develop good knowledge of charity governance, finances, and what funders are looking for within funding applications.

Before this, Caspar worked as a Trust Fundraiser for various arts organisation’s (mainly participatory arts activities), as a Producer for various emerging and fringe theatre companies, and in events producing. Capar lives in South East London near Crystal Palace Park, but grew up in Bristol.

Charlotte McMillan Trustee

Charlotte is a lawyer, mother of three teenagers and lifelong lover of the arts (visual arts, theatre and film in particular). Charlotte’s first voluntary role many years ago (last millennium) as a newly qualified solicitor was on the board of the Arts Law Centre in her home state of Queensland, Australia and she has since remained passionate about using her skills to support the creative industries due to her belief in the positive impact they have on society.

Charlotte is Director of Legal and Business Affairs at ITV. She has over 25 years’ experience in legal and business affairs roles in private practice and in-house, with a particular focus on media and tech companies. Previous in-house roles have included as assistant general counsel at Virgin Media and interim head of legal at Channel 4. She spent two years as a senior legal consultant to TikTok, starting just before lockdown and riding its wave of growth. She has also set up her own tech business, Storychest, a private digital scrapbook for families.

Ideas

Political musings from a 15-year-old
1 August 2017

Our youngest Advisory Group member Maya McFarlane’s thoughts on young people and politics: Following the recent political events such the general election and last year’s EU referendum, an issue has…

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Boundless Advisor Maya McFarlane interviews Natives playwright Glenn Waldron
13 April 2017

During rehearsals we asked our Advisor Maya McFarlane, who attends Sydenham School in South London, to sit down with playwright Glenn Waldron and ask him about his inspiration for writing Natives and how he…

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Young audience insights
24 March 2017

Advisor insight by Max Baraki The script for ‘Natives’ was incredible, three teens that come from different cultures and social classes dealing with complex problems. They each for a brief…

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