Gareth Lake Executive director & Co-founder

Gareth Lake

Following a starring role on Wall Street running over 20 years, Gareth is returning to devote most of his time to his love, theatre. He has pursued his passion all his life: in school and college productions; as an avid theatre goer in London, New York and Tokyo and as the Chairman of the Board of the Active Theatre Company. He started as a theatre angel backing several Broadway shows shows including Bullets Over Broadway, Evita,Jesus Christ Superstar, Jerusalem and Catch Me If You Can.Since returning home to London in 2012, Gareth has been actively involved in financing and increasingly active in developing the West End productions of Abigail’s Party, Without You, A Chorus Of Disapproval, Twelfth Night/Richard III, Old Times, The Audience, Book Of Mormon, Merrily We Roll Along, The Ladykillers, A Dolls House, Chimerica, Ghosts, 1984, Ghost Stories, I Can’t Sing, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Shrek UK Tour, The Nether, Sunny Afternoon, Made in Dagenham, Mack and Mabel, A Christmas Carol, The Kenneth Branagh Season, Blue Man Group, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Doctor Faustus, The Spoils, The End of Longing, Funny Girl.

Gareth is available for children’s parties, bachelor parties and bar mitzvahs, but just don’t get him started on the moon landings or how Gareth Bale’s exit from his beloved Spurs paved the way for Ozil to come to Arsenal.

Clemmie Forfar Associate Producer & General Manager

Clemmie joined the Glass Half Full team in January 2016. Alongside her role as Associate Producer for GHF, Clemmie is Executive Producer of Made By Brick, which she established with playwright and director Melanie Spencer in 2011. Their work includes Saxon Court (Southwark Playhouse) and Responsible Other (Hampstead Theatre).

As a freelance producer, Clemmie has worked for The Old Vic Community Company, producing Housed (The Old Vic), Ages (The Old Vic Workrooms) and Rise (Millennium Green). She has also worked as Associate Producer for a number of The Old Vic’s gala events.

Other relevant experience includes Festival Coordinator and Production Assistant on the Almeida Greeks Festival (Almeida); The Hospital at the time of the Revolution (Finborough), a year-long residency as Associate Producer (The Yard) producing the NOW 13 and Class of 13 festivals; Assistant Producer for Sixty Six Books (Bush Theatre).

Pamela Jahn Executive Assistant

With over ten years’ experience in executive support, office management and positive spirit of service, Pamela joined Glass Half Full in summer 2017 to allow her love for theatre to finally take centre stage. Originally from Berlin, she holds two Master’s degrees in the arts, and has worked extensively in the cultural, media and film industries in the UK and abroad.

In her ‘other life’, Pamela works as a freelance film journalist. She is a regular contributor for a number of German-language broadsheets and magazines and has written for Sight & Sound, Vertigo Magazine and Cinemascope. Pamela has served on international festival juries and occasionally curates film seasons and screenings.

Rebecca Vaa Production Assistant

Rebecca is the newest member of the Glass Half Full Team, having only just left university with a degree in Politics and International Relations (which is proving surprisingly helpful for navigating the world of theatre). This is her first foray into a professional theatre career, although Rebecca aspires to pursue a career as a professional theatre director and has a number of amateur and student theatre credits in producing, directing, and tour management.

As director: Why is John Lennon Wearing a Skirt (Corpus Playroom), The Cripple of Inishmaan (ADC Theatre), Little Shop of Horrors the Musical (ADC Theatre), Spring Awakening the Musical (ADC Theatre), The Evil (Corpus Playroom).

As producer: Howie the Rookie (Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2016), Under Milk Wood, and The Play’s The Thing (Pembroke New Cellars).

Current productions

 

Caroline or Change

Caroline or Change

HAMSTEAD THEATRE

DREAMGIRLS

DREAMGIRLS

WEST END

BLUE MAN GROUP

BLUE MAN GROUP

WORLD TOUR

SHREK THE MUSICAL

SHREK THE MUSICAL

ON TOUR

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