See information and contact details of Discovering and Documenting England’s Lost Jews staff below.
Julia Pascal is a playwright and theatre director. Her dramas have been produced in the UK, mainland Europe and the USA. For Pascal Theatre Company she has produced four Heritage Lottery Funded projects: Jewish Mothers & Daughters, Between East and West: The British-born Chinese, The Secret Listeners and Discovering & Documenting England’s Lost Jews. Her interest is in challenging traditional historical narratives and giving voice to those who have been silenced. Julia teaches on the Creative Writing Theatre MA at City University, and is a Research Fellow at King’s College, London University.
Stéphane Goldstein is Executive Director of InformAll, a research and policy consultancy that specialises in information and digital literacy and which he founded in 2015. He is an established researcher and research manager, having published reports, articles and other material on different themes relating to the information and data environment. www.informall.org.uk/other-projects/englands-lost-jews
Thomas Kampe has worked as a performance-maker and educator across the globe. He works as Senior Lecturer for Acting at Bath Spa University. Thomas has collaborated with Julia Pascal since 1990 and directed the heritage arts performance The Secret Listeners for PTC in 2012. He is working with choreographer Carol Brown (NZ) on re-embodying the work of Jewish choreographer Gertrud Bodenwieser (Vienna 1890 – Sydney 1959) through immersive-performance and screen-dance works.
Oscar Kraft has a passion for filming and video editing, which he has been doing for more than five years. Oscar discovered his passion while studying ICT in secondary school, when he was asked to create a music concert trailer. After learning the software and years of practising, he realised that this is what he wanted to do. Oscar now primarily works with Final Cut Pro.
Susannah Kraft-Levene has worked in theatre for over two decades and frequently guest lectures at drama schools. She’s worked for national theatre charities and is Trustee and Chair of Sphinx Theatre Company, Trustee of SAUK (Scoliosis Association UK), and is on the committee of Breast Cancer Care Fashion Show (London). She is currently the Philanthropy Lead in Fundraising for the charity Norwood, and is Producer and Management Consultant for Pascal Theatre Company.
Yaron Lapid is a London-based visual artist and filmmaker.
He has been working with Pascal Theatre Company on projects for over a decade. www.FinderAndKeeper.co.uk
Mark Norfolk is an award winning filmmaker who studied Independent Film Production and Avant-garde Film at Cardiff University. He has worked in television production and as a sports journalist and currently teaches screenwriting at Birkbeck, University of London. Mark’s most recent film, I, Father, is currently screening in international film festivals. marknorfolk.co.uk
Polly Rodgers is a creative practitioner specialising in oral history, community storytelling, content curation and community engagement. She has extensive experience working on HLF funded projects as a researcher, interviewer, project manager, producer and curator. Polly’s participatory approach breaks down distinctions between storyteller and audience, to democratise our shared history.
Del Taylor is an artist who delivers collaborative, cross-art form projects with a range of participants, both in the UK and internationally. Her work merges elements of multiple art forms including performance, puppetry, visual art, design and site specific response, to co-create exhibitions, installations and performances. She is leading on Education for Discovering and Documenting England’s Lost Jews, and currently an associate artist with Studio 3 Arts, and also works with Polka Theatre, the Barbican, the National Theatre and the Change Collective.
Natalie Beech is a freelance writer and marketer based in South London who has recently joined The Lost Jews staff, specialising in digital marketing for arts organisations. She has worked with organisations including The Big House, Hackney Empire, Open City Docs Festival, Dash Arts and Camden Fringe Festival. She is currently an Associate Artist at Attenborough Arts Centre.