TARA FINNEY Managing Director & General Manager
Tara is the Managing Director of LIVE General Management. Prior to taking the role, Tara worked independently as a producer and general manager, in the UK and internationally, and also as in-house Producer for Stephen Joseph Theatre, Iris Theatre, Company of Angels and originally trained at Theatre503. Before beginning her theatrical career, Tara qualified as a corporate solicitor, working at US law firm O’Melveny & Myers LLP.
Productions include: Honour (Park Theatre), The Greatest Play in the History of the World… (Royal Exchange Theatre, Traverse Theatre; The Stage Edinburgh Award Winner), Build a Rocket (Adelaide Fringe, Edinburgh Fringe, Latitude Festival; The Stage Best New British Play of the Year), Better Off Dead, Joking Apart, The 39 Steps (Stephen Joseph Theatre), the 20th anniversary production of Disco Pigs (Irish Rep Theatre NYC, Trafalgar Studios; Origins 1st Irish Festival Award Winner, New York Times Critics’ Pick), Ishq (Sadler’s Wells), good dog, And Then Come the Nightjars, Land of Our Fathers (UK Tour), My Mother Said I Never Should (The Other Palace), World Factory (Young Vic), Helver’s Night (York Theatre Royal).
GRACE DICKSON Production Coordinator
Grace is a freelance theatre producer and general manager, who recently graduated with an MA with Distinction in Creative Producing from Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. She is currently working as Production Coordinator for Live General Management and General Manager for Rhum and Clay, and is Assistant Producer to Ellie Claughton, with whom she works for Breach (It's True, It's True, It's True, Joan of Leeds), LUNG (Trojan Horse, Who Cares) and Barrel Organ (Conspiracy). She is Producer & Executive Director for Lagahoo Productions (New Diorama Theatre Emerging Company 2019/20, Soho Theatre Young Company), and Producer for THESE GIRLS. Previously, Grace has worked with Improbable, Target Live, Global Musicals, Premier Comms PR and Something for the Weekend.
Productions include: SPLINTERED (Lagahoo Productions; Vault Festival 2020, Edinburgh Fringe 2019), Bible John (THESE GIRLS; Vault Festival 2020, Edinburgh Fringe 2019; Pleasance Charlie Hartill Reserve Recipient), An Act of Care (archipelago; Push Festival 2020), Catching Comets (Ransack Theatre; as Associate Producer; Royal Exchange Theatre & The Pleasance 2020) and We Three (Short film; nominated for Royal Television Society Short Film Drama Award)