Chair: Kim Grillo
Kim has been involved in amateur theatre for over 25 years, performing in her first amateur show aged 6 in Ilkley. Over the last 25 years she has performed on stage in over 30 productions in an around the area. Kim joined GTP (when it was GAOS) for their productions of South Pacific in 2009.
Vice-Chair: Janet Magson
Janet has been involved in the Society for over ten years officially (although did “help out” unofficially as a child with her mum, Midge) She started off backstage – running the box office and make up but in addition to this has more recently has joined the cast for Legally Blonde, The Full Monty and Annie.
Secretary: Kat Owens
Kat has been a member of GTP for two years and has performed in the productions of Sister Act, A Chorus Line and Annie., and is currently Secretary for the society. Kat began her stage career aged four in the local pantomime in Lancashire where she grew up.
As well as performing in Cabaret, Macbeth and Romeo and Juliet, Kat has directed and produced shows including Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire and A Little Shop of Horrors.
Treasurer: Will Sadler
Will first joined GTP for their production of Footloose, where he played the part of ‘lovable idiot’ Willard. He has somehow managed to carry on playing the lovable idiot in all their subsequent productions (favourite roles include Emmett in ‘Legally Blonde’ and Ethan in ‘Full Monty’).Will joined the committee in 2018 and took over the role of Treasurer in 2019.
Friends Secretary, Chaperone, Refreshments, Editor GTP News, has been a member for 45 years and joined as a playing member in 1975 for the Autumn production of Me and My Girl. In 1984 she joined the ‘Props’ team for Orpheus in the Underworld and took over Props in 1998 for South Pacific until 2005 after Carousel, and carried on supporting the team for the next few years.
Midge joined the Committee in 2007 and has been a member of the Social Committee, which is now known as the Refreshment Team, since 1980.
Katherine has been involved in the society since 2004 when she joined as a playing member performing in Anything Goes. She’s been on stage in a number of shows and concerts over the years and most recently for Sister Act and Annie. When she’s not on stage she’s helping out backstage or front of house being part of the team of people who help to make each show a successful and enjoyable experience.
Safeguarding Officer: Marie Bellwood
Marie has been involved in GTP for many years, after her son acted in his first show. She began by helping out with interval teas for our audience members, before getting involved in chaperoning children during rehearsals and performances of the musicals GAOS and now GTP produce.
Since then, Marie has become the Child Protection committee member. She has been a member of the society for over 10 years now and loves being a part of this company. Everyone is so friendly and so welcoming to new members, and Marie feel privileged to be a part of this theatre family.
President: Bill Hudson