Concerts Producer (Acting)
Sophia started work as Concerts Administrator in February 2016 and became interim Concerts Producer of University of Sheffield Concerts in October 2018. Since graduating from the Department of Music in 2011, she has worked at Cheltenham Music Festival as well as several smaller festivals, for the composer David Matthews, and at the Barber Institute of Fine Arts at the University of Birmingham. Aside from her work life, she produces contemporary classical events and music education projects, and enjoys exploring the outdoors.
Creative Marketing & Communications Lead (Freelance)
Sally Hodgson BA (Hons)
Sally works across audience development, marketing, distribution and project management. With her strong background in marketing, press and publicity she has successfully promoted live music, theatre, comedy, dance and film at a range of venues including Nottingham Playhouse and Lakeside Arts at the University of Nottingham.
In 2010 Sally went freelance and her contracts have included delivering a full marketing campaign for the Nott Dance festival from Dance4 and promoting a three-day cross art form festival in Leicester working with De Montfort University, the University of Derby, Nottingham Trent University and LU Arts at Loughborough University. She went on to work with LU Arts to help streamline and improve their customer relation systems and develop and implement a new website and ticketing system.
Sally also works within the independent film sector and has run regional marketing campaigns for films including the BAFTA-winning I, Daniel Blake and Moonlight, winner of Best Picture at the Academy Awards. She also distributes independent feature documentary films, working with cinema venues across the UK, bringing on board various partners and sponsors to run grassroots marketing activities.