Niki Woods

I am the Artistic Director of the New Adelphi Theatre, responsible for programming a diverse season of events.

I have been an associate artist with Blast Theory for twenty years, touring nationally and internationally with Blast Theory, Plane Performance and Reckless Sleepers. In addition, I am a board member for Reckless Sleepers theatre company.

I am also a Lecturer in Theatre and Performance at the University of Salford, leading the BA in Theatre and Performance Practice. I have recently co-edited with Dr Tracy Crossley an online book for Digital Theatre+ Making Postdramatic Theatre – A Handbook of Devising Exercises.

0161 295 6017

Sam Ingleson

I am the Associate Dean of Engagement, Enterprise & Partnerships in the School of Arts and Media.

I love being part of this team and I support the theatre through: writing funding bids, developing community events, and working with industry to create new partnerships.

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Mark Fox

I am New Adelphi Theatre Venue Manager. I manage contracts, finance and external hires of our spaces. I’m also the Performance Coordinator within the Directorate of Performance, English and Creative Writing. I have worked at the University of Salford since 2006, in a variety of roles such as theatre technician and academic fellow.

I also work with my own Children’s Theatre Company Colour The Clouds, and have worked with various Manchester based companies on shows such as Yesterday When I Was Young (HOPE Theatre), The Boy With Tape on His Face (Gag Reflex) and Hidden (Black Toffee). I was also the technical manager for 24:7 Theatre Festival from 2010 to 2015.

I look forward to welcoming you to our venue.

0161 295 6019

Ash Cox

I am the Front of House and Audience Development Coordinator at the New Adelphi Theatre. I also support Engagement through attending and participating in local industry/community events, and by managing our social media platforms and blog.

I am an alumnus of Dartington College of Arts and a graduate of the University of Salford in Contemporary Theatre.

I am an advocate for accessibility, equal opportunity and inclusion in the arts; being a proud Salfordian, I am passionate about engaging with local people.

0161 295 0296

Hannah Briggs

I am the Box Office and Marketing Coordinator for the New Adelphi Theatre. Also, I operate as our Graphic Designer and handle the Theatre’s statistics.

I graduated from the University of Salford in Drama and Creative Writing, and am a published author, poet, and aspiring playwright.

You can find out more about myself and my writing here.

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Laurence Boot

I am the Technical Manager for Performance, Music & Dance at the University of Salford. I lead a fantastic team of technical staff who operate and maintain all of our live performance spaces, and I work with the wider Theatre team in the development of our venue.

Outside of the University, I love creating music and have been playing for almost twenty years.

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Georgia Lynch

I am the Performance Assistant, working as part of the New Adelphi Theatre team and within the School of Arts and Media. I coordinate Front of House for, and the logistics behind, the curricular events and festivals undertaken by our Performance, Media and Comedy students.

I am also the Trainee for the Digital Arts section of the Lowry’s ‘Stage Directions’, in conjunction with the University of Salford. Through this theatre making programme, I support young people as they learn new digital skills and grow in confidence and as film makers.

0161 295 6074