The DST Committee manages the society and provides services for its 700 members. Information about the team is included below, including their particular responsibilities and contact details.

Executive Committee

Isabelle Culkin

Isabelle Culkin

President

Hi, I’m Isabelle! I’m a third-year English Literature student from Cuths. As President, I’m responsible for looking after DST’s long terms aims and direction to ensure the society is working as well as it can to supports its members and the productions which go on under DST. If you have any queries whatsoever, please feel free to contact me!

 

Contact: dst.president@durham.ac.uk

Suzy Hawes

Suzy Hawes

Secretary

Hello! I’m Suzy and I’m a third-year Philosophy student from Cuths. As Secretary I look after the organisation of the society, and am also your point of contact if you wish to become a Box Office Volunteer! If you have any questions about anything DST related just send me an email and I’ll point you in the right direction!

 

Contact: student.theatre@durham.ac.uk

 

Alice Malone

Alice Malone

Treasurer

Hi, I’m Alice and I’m responsible for finances within DST. I work with Ambika to ensure that theatre companies’ accounts are in order. I am responsible for all repayments to DST’s members and its external bodies. Please feel free to message me if you want any theatre company financial advice or information about funding opportunities.

Contact: dst.treasurer@durham.ac.uk

Tanya Agarwal

Tanya Agarwal

Technical Manager

Hey, I’m Tanya and I’m technically a third-year history student at St. Mary’s. I spend most of my time in the theatre, either doing tech related things, or napping on the sofa in the workshop. I run tech training sessions every term, and am generally in charge of all the things that aren’t to do with acting, directing, or producing.

Contact: dst.technical@durham.ac.uk

Standing Committee

Ambika Mod

Ambika Mod

Assistant Treasurer

Hi, I’m Ambika and formality obliges me to tell you that I am a third-year English Lit student from St. Mary’s. I will be taking over as Assistant Treasurer this year, working with Alice to ensure the financial upkeep of DST’s theatre companies. If you have any queries then please feel free to email me. I’m happy to answer questions on money, comedy and my personal life alike.

Nicki Orrell

Nicki Orrell

Internal Hires Co-Ordinator

Hi, I’m Nicki and I look after the internal hires for DST productions from the Props and Costumes store, as well as technical hires from the Module. These can be hired by internal and external companies. Please note however that I do not arrange for the hire of The Assembly Rooms Theatre. If you have any questions about internal hires please feel free to message me.

Corinna Harrison

Corinna Harrison

Public Relations Officer

Hi, I’m Corinna and I’m a fourth-year languages student from Hild Bede. I’m the Public Relations Officer for DST for the coming year, so I’ll be in charge of looking after the centralised publicity of everything that goes on DST as well as liasing with our external contacts. If you need help with anything, please let me know.

Annie Davison

Annie Davison

Festivals Secretary

Hello, I’m Annie and I’m a third-year English Literature student from Trevs! As Festivals Secretary I organise the Durham Drama Festival, a festival for new writing  written by students and graduates of Durham University. I am also DST’s liason with other UK festivals such as NSDF and Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Jasmine Price

Jasmine Price

Socials and Workshops Secretary

Hi, I’m Jasmine and I’m a second-year English Literature student from Cuths. I look after DST’s socials and workshops calendar throughout the year, including the social event of the year the D’Oscars, our annual DST awards ceremony, which is nominated and voted by DST members!

George Rexstrew

George Rexstrew

First Night Editor

Hello! I’m George and I’m a fourth-year languages student at Castle. As First Night Editor, I’m responsible for organising reviewers for all DST shows. This year, I’m also looking to maintain a strong online presence by running regular theatre features and producing a termly e-magazine. So if you’re interested in writing for First Night, get in touch!

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