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Artistic Director : Zoe Hinks


Zoe founded Sabotage Theatre Company in 2008 after graduating from East 15 Acting School with a BA in Contemporary  Theatre. Since then she has written scripts, performed, directed, painted sets and wagons, produced, built stages, sewn costumes and  rifled through skips.  She wrote the Sabotage Manifesto in 2009 which has become the basis of the company's practice and is passionate about the necessity of live performance in everyone’s life. She believes this should be a current and ever evolving tool to help us understand our relationships, lives and the lives of others.

Cast and crew for current show We Are Not Shellfish


Sarah Ratheram

Sarah trained at East-15 Acting School.
Theatre work includes The Giant Jam Sandwich
(New Perspectives); Macbeth and Styx (RIFT); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (The Little English Theatre);
Morbid Curiosities (Don’t Go Into the Cellar); A Midsummer Night’s Dream in New Orleans (Ruby in the
Dust); The Book’s the Thing and A Christmas Carol (Librarian Theatre); The Bitches Ball and The
Missionary’s Position (Penny Dreadful Theatre);  Animal
Farm (Tour de Force) and several shows for CoLab Theatre, Forthright Theatre and A Door in a Wall.
Other work includes : The Ace of Hearts in Chronic Insanity’s digital show 52 Souls during the 2020
lockdown, and Minister Sigrid Hakkinen in SixToStart’s cult running app Zombies, Run! She is currently
working with companies from Italy and Israel on a digital performance for the International Day of
Sarah was a long-time member of Ophaboom Theatre’s mask ensemble, touring with them from Kendal
to Korea via the Venice Carnival and performing in 5 languages (shows included Faustus; The Hunchback
of Notre Dame; Robin Hood & Casanova).

Lee White

Lee is an award winning Actor, Writer and Director. He also makes Commedia masks and puppets. He is founder of Stickyback Theatre and is currently penning a new show. Trained at ARTS ED, Arscomica, Gaulier and Filarmonica Clown. Lee works extensively in theatre with credits including SNOW PLAY (Theatre by the Lake), SUNSHINE (Lyric Theatre), THE END (Little Angel Theatre) A CHRISTMAS CAROL (Greenwich Theatre) and, up until theatres suspended play, Robinson in Robinson Crusoe (touring Italian Theatres). Film work often see’s him in dark comedy mode. His latest role, Derek in Derek and his Brick, alongside Claire Foy recently scooped Best Drama at Sweden Film Fest and Best Cast 300 Sec Film Fest Canada.

Gabrielle Shepherd

Gabrielle is a Bristolian Actor, Theatre Maker and Puppeteer, who's latest show 'Pigeons on L'edge was at Vault Festival 2020. A graduate of East 15 Acting School and Bristol Old Vic's 'Made in Bristol', Gabrielle has worked with Sabotage Theatre on their previous production 'The Soldier's Tale'.

Theatre Credits: A Midsummer Night's Dream (The Show Must Go Online), Pigeons on L'edge (Vault Festival), Snow Mouse (The Egg, Leeds Playhouse), War of The Worlds (Dotdotdot), One Man, Two Guvnors (Torch Theatre), Happiness LTD (UK tour), Coram Boy (Bristol Old Vic). 



Chair -Penny Mustill

Carl Boardman

Caroline Lyons

Clare Shucksmith

Caroline Bowman

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