Who we are

Say hello to the core team behind BoxedIn Theatre!

We’re always looking for more people to work with in upcoming projects, so if you’re interested in getting involved, please please please get in touch with some info about yourself and what kind of position you’re looking for.

Oli Savage – Artistic Director

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Oli has been involved in theatre from a very young age, and has been developing his directing skills particularly over the last few years. Oli believes that theatre is an essential medium for communicating all sorts of messages, but that it needs to heavily adapt itself in order to stay essential in the coming decades. He is especially interested in Immersive Theatre, and how new technology can be employed in the world of Theatre.

His credits include: Director – ‘To the Ocean’ 2017; Director – ‘WOOD’ 2017; Co-Artistic-Director – ‘SAND Company’ 2017; Director – ‘R + J’ 2017; Artistic-Director – ‘BlackBox Devised Theatre Company’ 2017; Season Director Autumn 2016 – ‘BlackBox Devised Theatre Company’; Co-Director – ‘Sonnets and Soliloquies’ 2016;  Director – ‘One for the Road’ 2015.


Emily Hepher – Executive Producer

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Emily has discovered theatre since coming to university, working hard backstage on over 15 shows in just a year. She loves the team work involved in putting together a show, and the incredible bonds you create along the way.

Her credits include: SM – ‘WOOD’ 2017; SM – ‘R+J’ 2017; SM – ‘Hedda Gabler’ 2017; SM – ‘Tis Pity she’s a Whore’ 2016 – Edinburgh Fringe; SM – ‘View from the Bridge’ 2016.

Grace Thorner – Head of Marketing


Grace re-discovered her passion for theatre during her first year at University, as it gave her a creative outlet, and the opportunity to meet lots of incredibly talented and lovely people. She loves how theatre allows an actor to explore and create without fear of doing something ‘wrong’. Recently, Grace has turned her attention to the power of social media, and how it can help to increase excitement for and engagement with great theatre!

Her credits include: Assistant Producer and Publicity Co-Ordinator ‘The Cripple of Inishmaan’ 2018; Publicity Officer – ‘The History Boys’ 2018; Grace – ‘To the Ocean’ Autumn 2017; Mother – ‘The Pillowman’ 2017; Joanne – ‘Spark’ 2017; Julia – ’28th April’ 2017; Kitty – ‘Strangers’ 2017; Cissy – ‘Punk Rock’ 2016.