Founded as The Women’s Theatre Group in 1973 Sphinx Theatre Company, renamed in 1990 has been in the vanguard of promoting, advocating and inspiring women in the arts through productions, conferences and research for more than 40 years. Previous work includes the premiere of April de Angelis' modern classic Playhouse Creatures, Pam Gems' The Snow Palace and Bryony Lavery's Goliath, plus the Vamps Vixens and Feminists and Glass Ceiling conferences with the National Theatre, Young Vic, Southbank Centre and West Yorkshire Playhouse and the recent Women Centre Stage Festival that took place at the National Theatre this March.
Who We Are
Artistic Director – Sue Parrish
Artistic Associate and Administrator – Helen Barnett
Artistic Associate – Rosalind Phillips
Board Members – Susan McGoun (Chair), Susannah Kraft Levene (Co-Chair), Jane Seymour, Maggie Saxon
Patrons – Beatrix Campbell OBE, Hélène Cixous, Professor Janet Todd and Dame Janet Suzman