Meet the Team


Gene David Kirk

Executive Director

The former Artistic Director here at the Drayton Arms Theatre, and previously the Artistic Director at Theatre503 and Jermyn Street Theatre, Gene is now our Executive Director and is committed to engaging with all theatre creators; enabling them to create work in an affordable space and supportive environment.


Audrey Thayer

Programming Director

Audrey Thayer is a dedicated dramaturg, writer and arts administrator who moved to London to become part of the incredible theatre scene. Audrey graduated in 2015 from Chapman University after earning degrees in both Theatre Studies and English Literature. She has worked for many professional theatre companies in her hometown of Minneapolis, Minnesota, including The Children's Theatre Company, The Jungle Theatre, and Stages Theatre Company, as well as written and produced her own work over the years.

She has worked at the Drayton as an active member of our artistic team for two. Previously Audrey worked as a Resident Assistant Producer at Theatre503, before moving on to freelance produce several shows in early 2017.


Andy Hill

Technical Director

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