Supporting the artistic development of marginalised makers.
Leading Light Collective is an award winning, female-led arts organisation.
As a collective of Producers we provide accessible opportunities for marginalised artists to develop new work.
Founded by Belinda Clarke and Hannah Blair:
“Since 2017, we have produced productions, events and creative campaigns which showcase emerging artists, in support of the next generation of creative leaders. We hold inclusivity at the centre of our narrative and artistic activism at the heart of our storytelling.”
What do we mean by marginalised?
We believe in the power of political storytelling. Leading Light drives to uplift and offer platforms to underrepresented demographics in our current society. We are passionate about engaging with a variety of socio-economic backgrounds which reflect the heartbeat of our everyday world.
Belinda is a Producer and Facilitator specialising in theatre and events. Her career has been drawn into highlighting identity on stage, as well as specialising in creative engagement. Belinda has worked with the likes of Fuel, Arch468, Lagahoo Productions, Bath Spa Productions, Pink House Productions, Arcola Theatre and Pleasance Theatre. Belinda holds a distinction for her masters in Creative Producing at Mountview Academy, where she was nominated for the Future Theatre Fund award.
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Hannah has trained in both Theatre Production and Creative Producing. She has also worked as a freelance stage manager and wardrobe assistant for productions such as: Commotion in the Ocean, This House, The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe and North by Northwest. She is currently studying for her PGCE to become a secondary school drama teacher, whilst passionate about how theatre can be a powerful tool within education.
Contact me for more information on Purely Platonic and Leading Light Collective’s up to date governance and policies.
Eve is a Performer and emerging creative from Scotland, now based in London. Eve trained at Bath Spa University where she obtained a BA Acting degree in 2018. After connecting with the founders, Eve has sought many opportunities to be immersed as an all round theatre maker. Eve believes in the power of political theatre and is excited to be exploring different aspects of the theatre process alongside Leading Light Collective.
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Marketing and Comms
Douglas Murdoch is a writer, producer and one of the co-founders of Greedy Pig Theatre Company. He studied an MA in Scriptwriting at Bath Spa University, which fueled his passion for telling LGBTQ+ stories within his writing. His most recent credits include ‘The Last Thing He Saw Was A Ferret’ (Co-writer, 2022), ‘The Fish Cage’ (Writer, 2021), ‘Close Your Eyes, I’m Filming’ (Writer, 2020) and the original first outing of Purely Platonic (Writer, 2019).
Doug is also a marketing specialist, having previously worked at the Egg Theatre in Bath, and now working freelance. He also does guest teaching/lecturing on scriptwriting, having recently worked with Somerset Youth Theatre and Bath Spa University in 2021. Douglas is overjoyed to be *officially* working with Leading Light Collective for the first time, having known and admired Belinda and Hannah for years.
Tanya is a creative producer from North London. Her current projects include PICKLE by Deli Segal and LITTLE SAUSAGE by Deborah Vogt & Joshua Fowley, both of which were scheduled to run at VAULT Festival 2022.
Her producing credits include THE BARN (Turbine Theatre – digital), ON CLOUD NINE (White Bear Theatre – digital), TIER THREE SISTERS (The Hope Theatre – winner of Best Adaptation at the London Pub Awards 2021), OUR TEACHER’S A TROLL (Co-producer – Ruined Theatre, Lesnes Abbey Ruins), THESE DEMONS & CONFESSIONS OF A RABBI’S DAUGHTER (Catalyst Festival, Mountview).
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