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Gareth's Glass:

Vodka Martini, bone dry, stirred, 3 olives

Gareth Lake

Producer & Co Founder

Gareth has pursued his passion for theatre all his life: in school and college productions; as an avid theatre goer in London and New York, as the Chairman of the Board of the Active Theatre Company. So naturally when choosing a career Gareth decided to do what is logical for an aspiring thespian and… went to work on Wall Street.He couldn’t keep away from the lime light and grease paint for long though and soon became a theatre angel, backing several Broadway shows over his time in the Big Apple. Since returning home to London in 2012, Gareth founded Glass Half Full Productions to produce and develop theatre for the West End, Broadway and the international market.

Leila’s Glass:

A Godfather

Leila Sykes

UK Producer

Initially training as an actress Leila graduated from the Drama Centre London. After a number of years in this field she moved into producing. She focussed on platforming underrepresented voices and taking work into underserved communities, spending two years specifically developing work for the rural touring circuit with her non-profit AIAWTC. Alongside this she worked Off-West End and produced national tours as well as managing Underground Venues. In 2018 she was awarded the Stage One Bursary for the next generation of West End producers. Shortly after that she joined Glass Half Full in the summer of 2019. Her passion is facilitating the telling of stories in surprising ways for diverse audiences.

Victoria’s Glass:

Dirty vodka martini, extra olives

Victoria Weinberg

US Producer

Victoria joined Glass Half Full in 2017. She is a Tony-award winning and live events producer with her company Just V Productions (Parade, Syncing Ink). Her producing aesthetic lies in serving and supporting new work and new creators within the commercial theatre space. She advocates for demystifying the producing process for artists throughout the development process and building theatrical events that are financially sustainable, entertaining, and fulfilling. Additionally, Victoria produces in the live & digital event space as the co producer & creative director of the PEN America Literary Awards. She holds an MBA in Global Business Administration at Tuft University's Fletcher School and a graduate of the Commercial Theatre Institute’s 14-Week program. She holds her B.F.A. from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and was previously the Co-Artistic Director of New York Based Libra Theatre Company.

Clem’s Glass:


Clemmie Forfar

Associate Producer

Clemmie joined Glass Half Full in 2016. Her focus is development of new work and she’s currently working as Executive Producer on Two Strangers (Carry a cake across New York). Prior to her time at GHF, Clemmie established Made By Brick with playwright and director Melanie Spencer. 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 Ages and Housed; The Almeida as Producer on Robots and Dinosaurs, and Festival Coordinator on the Almeida Greeks Festival; The Yard on a year-long residency as Associate Producer. 

Matt’s Glass:

A Classic Margarita

Matt Colyer

Company Pa + Office Manager

Matt joined Glass Half Full in 2023, through lucky happenstance he was brought on to assist on a very exciting R&D and never left. Matt trained as an actor and since graduating has worked in Theatre, Musicals, and Film in the UK and Internationally. When he’s not managing the Glass Half Full calendars you can find him in the Immersive theatre production Phantom Peak in Canada Water.