Established in 1985


Tanya Myers

Artistic Director of Meeting Ground for 30 years. Theatre/TV/Film Actress/ Writer/ Audio Artist – aka Juanita McMahon. Senior fellow of IMH. Trained at Dartington College of Arts.
Seminal collaborations include: Tamzin Griffin, Lowe, Zofia Kalinska, Augusto Boal, Bill Alexander, Annie Castledine, Jonathan Chadwick, Anna Furse, Shane Meadows, Ulrike Johansson. Lily Lowe Myers, Martha Myers Lowe.
Her recent films include Control by Anton Corbijn, Oranges and Sunshine by Jim Loach, Skeletons by Nick Whitfield, SoulMate by Axelle Carolyn and Back to the Garden by Jon Sanders (opens Curzon Mayfair – March 2014)
She is director and author of Meeting Ground’s production – Inside Out of Mind – (to tour UK 2015) and currently in research development with her new work about rites of passage – SailAway

Stephen Lowe

Stephen Lowe is a founding artistic director of Meeting Ground. His work is centred on “The Politics of Imagination” and his plays have been performed by RSC, London’s Royal Court, Nottingham Playhouse and many other theatres around the world. His work for film and TV includes the BBC Classic serial Scarlet and Black starring Ewan Macgregor, Fleabites with Nigel Hawthorne and ten years as a Coronation Street writer. He was chair of Arts Council East England until 2008 and has recently been awarded honorary doctorate by Nottingham University for his contribution to the arts.

Stephen Lowe – Wikipedia

Special thanks go to previous Co-Artistic Directors – Jonathan Chadwick (2003-2009) and Tom Wright (2010-2012)
And deep appreciation to artists and collaborators who have driven and informed our company work over the past 30 years including:
Steven Mapp, Tamzin Griffin, Bush Hartshorn, Jo Buffery, Zofia Kalinska, David Wilson, Ulrike Johannson, Augusto Boal, Anna Furse, Susan Croft, Ulrike Johannson, Jill Greenhalgh, Pip Broughton, Frank Abbott, Barret Hodgson, Louise Anne Wilson, Nettie Scriven, Ishbel Whittaker, Helen Flach, John Deere, Professor Justine Schneider, Isobel Hawson, Malcolm Griffiths, Judith Park, Bill Gee, Sam Devanney, Lyndsay Aitkenhead.

Board Members

Tom Wright
Stephen Mapp
Davild Wilson
Zofia Kalinska
Ulrike Johannson
Jonathan Chadwick
Nic Durrant
Christine MacSween