Meet English Youth Ballet
ENGLISH YOUTH BALLET DIRECTOR Janet Lewis MBE
ASSISTANT ARTISTIC DIRECTOR Dominic Marshall
MARKETING / PUBLICITY MANAGER Ben Garner
DIGITAL MANAGER Emma Lister
COMPANY MANAGER Scott Butterworth
LIGHTING DESIGNER Sebastian Petit
TECHNICAL STAGE MANAGER Andy Ankers
STAGE MANAGER Simon Ridgeston
SOUND MANAGER Michael O’Sullivan
RESIDENT WARDROBE MISTRESS Maria Henry
TOURING WARDROBE MISTRESS Helen Lillington
SENIOR TRUSTEE EYB REGIONAL TRUST Anthony Burke
Touring wardrobe mistress
Helen is based in South Devon and has been working with EYB since 2002 as touring wardrobe mistress. In addition to her touring role, Helen is a costume maker for EYB. Working in consultation with Keith Bish to bring his unique costume designs to life on the stage, Helen’s most recent work includes the Friends costumes for Coppelia and the Lead Jewels for Sleeping Beauty.
Helen has also supported New Patomine Productions as wardrobe mistress during the festive season.
With a background in textiles and design spanning three decades, when not touring Helen has worked extensively in interior design making furnishings for show homes and clients across the West Country.
In 2015 Helen qualified as an NHS Occupational Therapist – otherwise known as the ‘Basket-Weavers’!