Since December 2014, Sarah Nicholson has been Executive Director of the Orange Tree Theatre; prior to that she was General Manager at Sheffield Theatres for three years. From 2000 to 2012 Sarah worked in various roles at the National Theatre including nearly four years at the NT Studio. From 2002 to 2007 Sarah spent nearly five years at the Donmar Warehouse as Literary Manager and Production Administrator. Sarah’s first festival was as a student in 1994; after graduating she worked for Clive Wolfe (Festival director from 1970 to 2000) in London and has attended regularly ever since. She has been a trustee since 2012 was a Judge at the Festival in 2014.