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
Resident Wardrobe Mistress
Studied at the Portsmouth College of Art & Design specialising in Dyeing & textiles.
While Manager of a Child Creche she designed children’s clothes outfits and held the unlikely job of freelance maker of juggling balls.
Maria made the Royal Navy’s waistcoats for HMS Victory at Portsmouth. In latter years while making many costumes and Headdresses for English Youth Ballet.
She designed most desirable Christmas jumpers and still specialises in free hand wall murals by request. A unique and talented lady she has worked with EYB for the last twelve years.