Our Team

Eco Drama team - Emily Reid

Emily Reid

Artistic Director & Founder

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Eco Drama team - Suzanne Prak-Sandilands

Suzanne Prak-Sandilands

Schools Project Manager

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Eco Drama team - Saffron Gillies

Saffron Gillies

Creative Engagement Artist

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Jade Sturrock

Fundraising and Communications Manager

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Current Artists

Eco Drama artist - Yas Mawer

Yas Mawer

Drama Artist, Out to Play

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Eco Drama artist - Caroline Mathison

Caroline Mathison

Performer/Devisor, Various Productions

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Eco Drama artist - Beth Kovarik

Beth Kovarik

Performer/Devisor, The Whirlybird

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Eco Drama artist - Alice Donnelly

Alice Donnelly

Drama Artist, Out to Play

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Previous Artists

With acknowledgment to the artists who have worked with Eco Drama previously, many of whom we collaborate with on a long-term basis:

Ben Mali Macfadyen, Sophie McCabe, Sarah Rankin, Alistair Edwards, Claire Halleran, Katrina Caldwell, Tanja Beer, Greg Sinclair, Marta Masiero, Mona Kastell, Katie Lambert, Deborah McArthur, Deborah Hahn, Peter Callaghan, Lauren Oakes, Ivor MacAskill, Tom Hobbins, Sarah Bradley, Alan MacKenzie, Stewart Ennis, Rodney Matthew, Allan Dunn, Jodie Wilkinson, Kevin Wratten, Ashling Carroll, Laura MacDonald, Shona Miller, Martine McMenemy, Georgina Pearson, Daniel Serridge, Ronan McMahon, Zoe Bullock.

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The Board

Eco Drama board - Christine McCandlish

Christine McCandlish

Board Member

Christine held the post of Cultural Co-ordinator for Glasgow City Council from 2002-2006. She worked with a wide range of arts and cultural organisations to create and implement effective arts projects in nurseries, primaries, SEN schools and secondary schools throughout the city.

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Kirsty White

Board Member

Kirsty is an infant teacher in Glasgow.  She loves being outdoors and learning through play with amazing and curious wee minds. Before becoming a teacher Kirsty worked as an Arts Development Officer and Producer.

Eco Drama board - Yanru Zou

Yanru Zou


Yanru is a Lecturer in Accounting, Tax and Audit at Adam Smith Business School at University of Glasgow. She acts as one of the Athena Swan Business School Champions to promote gender equality for staff and students in the university.

Eco Drama board - Mia Perry

Mia Perry

Board Member

Mia Perry is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Education at the University of Glasgow. She is the co-director of the International research network, Sustainable Futures in Africa, and an Associate Director of the University of Glasgow Centre for Sustainable Solutions. Working across many spaces of difference, disciplines, geographies, sectors and cultures, Mia specialises in literacies and learning, arts and cultural production, and methodologies of research and teaching.

Eco Drama board - Christine Mearns

Christy Mearns

Board Member

Christy is a Scottish Green Party Councillor for Anderston/City/Yorkhill and Depute Lord Provost of Glasgow.

Previous Board Members

With gratitude to previous board members for their energy, commitment and support:

Kirsty Platt, Christine McCandlish, Maggie Fyffe, Lucy Conway, Phyllis Steel, Steve Green, Claire Daly, Sarah Longfield, Ivor MacAskill, Alistair Edwards.