manager takes over the helm at Burnham's Princess Theatre
new manager has taken over the helm at Burnham-On-Sea's Princess
Theatre this week.
Sam Nicol has many years of experience in local and national theatre
and says she is excited to be taking on the role of running Burnham's
theatre following the departure of the previous manager in the
is a well-known face locally, having been a member of Burnham
Pantomime Society, the West Huntspill Players and Brean's Coastline
Players - and she has also led Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge Youth
Theatre (BOSH) for the past two years.
has also previously worked at the National Theatre, both on and
off the stage, and is a qualified teacher.
am delighted to be taking on this exciting role here in Burnham
and intend to further develop and grow the theatre," she
hope to get the local community more involved with The Princess,
holding events that bring everyone together. I'd like to see a
wider range of events here, such as weddings, school events and
more community activities."
is so much that this great theatre can be used for, including
conferences, business meetings and training sessions - the possibilities
Theatre Chairman Peter Burridge-Clayton said he is delighted with
the appointment of Sam.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "It is really good to have a local
person at The Princess - Sam is very positive about moving the
theatre forward and has some excellent ideas."
will be visiting and working with a number of theatres throughout
the South West in the coming year to ensure we are managing our
theatre as well as we possibly can and to also bring quality performances
and artists to the Princess."