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Marketing & P.R. for theatre

 

At Mobius we build audiences for exciting and inventive cultural projects, with a specialism in the performing arts and entertainment.

Latest news

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What we do

Our team

Managing Director

Richard Fitzmaurice (He/Him) became Managing Director of Mobius in 2014 after originally joining in 2006. He leads on Mobius' strategic direction and is always on hand to offer marketing support and advice, whether formally or informally. Richard’s extremely broad experience ranges from commercial West End venues including the highly successful Leicester Square Theatre and subsidised venues including Battersea Arts Centre, festivals including Shubbak, LIFT and the London International Mime Festival, site-specific and immersive events such as shunt, and all the way to the more interesting reaches of the music industry.

Emma Berge

Head of Press

Head of Press Emma Berge (She/her) joined Mobius in 2011. Having risen through the ranks, she now manages the PR team on a day-to-day basis as well as working on campaigns with companies such as Park Theatre, New Perspectives and Upswing. Her previous work included freelance arts and entertainment journalism at digital and print titles.

Rosie Bauer

Senior PR Account Manager

Senior PR Account Manager Rosie Bauer (She/her) has worked in a variety of theatres in London, Edinburgh and Yorkshire. She joined Mobius in 2015, following a summer in the Pleasance press office at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and has since delivered press campaigns for Diary of a Hounslow Girl, Candoco Dance Company, 1927 and many more.

Flavia Fraser-Cannon

Senior PR Account Manager

Flavia Fraser-Cannon (She/her) began her career as a theatre producer, cutting her teeth with internships at Cheek By Jowl, BAC and with Denise Silvey. She was awarded a Stage One apprenticeship working for a year in a couple of West End producers offices, before favouring the world of non-commercial theatre. She produced shows in London, at the Edinburgh Fringe, and on tour across the UK, before becoming the in house producer and head of marketing at Theatre503 for two years. She saw her producing career out with a bang in 2016 with a bawdy circus cabaret in a Spiegel tent on the Southbank and joined Mobius as a PR. Having done PR and marketing across her producing career and working a summer for Mobius in 2009 it was very much a homecoming. Recent campaigns include Whodunnit for Park Theatre, Sink The Pink at Pleasance, and Shitfaced Shakespeare at Leicester Square.

 

Anne Dillow

Senior Marketing & Digital Account Manager (Maternity Leave)

Anne Dillow (She/her) joined Mobius in 2019 after working as Communications Manager at Serious and the EFG London Jazz Festival. With over 10 years of experience working for and with London venues including Royal Albert Hall, Southbank Centre, Kings Place, Barbican and Cadogan Hall among others Anne has expertise in contemporary and classical music as well as theatre and spoken word.

Beatrice Updegraff

Junior Marketing Account Manager

Beatrice Updegraff (she/her) joined Mobius in 2017 after moving to London from the Midlands. After studying Drama & Theatre Arts at the University of Birmingham, she has worked in artistic and administrative roles for Capsule, Brum Radio and the RSC. She has extensive experience writing, directing and producing theatre in Birmingham and at the Edinburgh Fringe.

Senior Marketing & Digital Account Manager (Maternity Cover)

Joining Mobius in 2022, Clare Nugent (she/her) brings over 7 years’ marketing experience in the arts sector, working across comedy, theatre and cabaret in London, nationally and internationally.

She has worked in and for venues ranging from the intimate to large scale; including Soho Theatre, HOME MCR, Northern Stage and the London Coliseum. She is also experienced in managing campaigns for festivals, including the Edinburgh Fringe, WOW (Women of the World Festival, Southbank Centre) and the Dublin Theatre Festival

Annabelle Mastin-Lee

Junior PR Executive

Annabelle Mastin-Lee (she/her) joined Mobius after graduating from the University of Warwick with a degree in Theatre and Performance, gaining experience in playwriting, production and directing. After graduating, Annabelle took on an administration role as head runner and receptionist at television post production house, Clear Cut Pictures.

George Rennie

Distribution Co-ordinator

George Rennie (he/him) has performed, written and produced live theatre across the UK and Europe, including with King’s Head Theatre, Brighton Fringe, Creation Theatre, London Horror Festival, and English Theatre Company. He assisted operations at the Coronet Theatre, helped run a cooperative actors’ agency, and has facilitated many online productions across theatre and TV. He is looking forward to bringing his skills and love of live performance to such an exciting agency.

Alastair Norton

Junior PR and Marketing Executive

Alastair Norton (he/him) trained in journalism at Goldsmiths University of London, and theatre directing at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Having worked at the Barbican Centre and directed at theatres such as The Other Palace and at the Edinburgh Fringe, Alastair joined Mobius in 2021 and works across PR and Marketing, with venues such as Leicester Square Theatre and with companies touring across the UK/London.

Lydia Savva

Communications Assistant

Lydia Savva (she/her) graduated from The Urdang Academy in 2018 with an honours degree in Professional Dance and Musical Theatre and has since worked as a dancer and actress on both live theatre and pre-recorded television, for renowned choreographers and directors such as Matt Cole, Dean Lee, Wayne McGregor, and Ron Howard. Having studied a diploma in Interactive Media at The BRIT School, Lydia is fascinated by creative communications.

Communications Assistant

Frank Alemitu Bertoletti (they/them) joined Mobius after specialising in Queer and Postcolonial studies at Cambridge, where they were an active performer and writer. They now frequent the London jazz and theatre scenes and freelance across the Arts, working and performing with organisations such as The Royal Albert Hall, Southbank Centre, Pizza Express Live, Hideaway and Amazon Books. They are overjoyed to have joined such a kind, creative and experienced team, and aim to master all aspects of Arts/events facilitation.

Elin Morgan

PR Consultant

Consultant Elin Morgan (she/her) has worked in communications for over 15 years and advises Mobius on strategic communications projects. She combines experience of working in-house, freelance and for agencies including Battersea Arts Centre and Lyric Hammersmith theatres, Prospero Communications as a Director and Sadler’s Wells as Head of Press. Until December 2020 she was Mobius's PR Director. She is a trustee of Theatre Uncut and an advisory board member for Uchenna Dance Company.

Marketing

If you’ve got a festival in need of an audience, a project in a warehouse, you’re about to go on tour with a new play, or you’ve got something really interesting in a pub theatre that the world needs to see, ​we can help. We have examples of how we've supported and boosted sales, awareness and the brand of clients who you might know, and clients who you might not. ​Maybe you've even seen some of our campaigns in action.

Our agency works right across the marketing mix to produce innovative and effective campaigns for companies at the forefront of performing arts and culture, on a whole range of scales. We create strategic theatre marketing campaigns balancing advertising, promotions, digital, print and distribution, ticketing and design, and link this with PR to get you the best value and the best results. 

Our job is to tell your story: whether you’re about to open a London show or starting a UK tour, curating a festival, or want to shout about arts projects engaging with local communities, we’ve built a wide range of media contacts covering the arts and beyond. We reach journalists covering lifestyle, social issues, politics and health, and work locally and nationally to achieve press coverage your audiences will see. Our agency is committed to working with companies that champion diverse voices and those taking work to venues beyond the big cities, and we’re always looking out for emerging artists. Our experienced team work closely in partnership with selected long-term clients on their PR but we’re also able to move fast to run media relations for the next big company on the Fringe.

P.R.

Distribution

There’s nothing like an eye-catching, information-rich flyer being passed from hand to hand to spark conversations about what’s going on in London. That’s why we’ve adapted our services to get to audiences where they are now, rather than where we’d like them to be. From distributing a thousand posters across London's residential areas, to budgeting and planning combined video and print distribution to engage your local stakeholders, we can help you reach and better understand your audience.

We’ve been working with London’s best and most savvy cultural organisations for more than ten years, and have case studies to demonstrate that print distribution is still one of the most effective ways to build awareness in a saturated digital landscape. We are well versed in audience demographics and behaviour and will work with you to run a print campaign in the best places to reach your target audiences most receptive to seeing a poster. Our team of experienced and enthusiastic distributers will engage audiences and businesses alike with personal and positive messaging. We can even book in your print!

If you're interested in joining our Distribution Street Team for flexible shifts paid at London living wage, click here for more information. 

Contact us to discuss your next project
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+44 (0)20 3195 6269

The Lower Vestry
St George’s Bloomsbury
6-7 Little Russell Street
London WC1A 2HR