Born and raised in London, Michael Doiley has been living in Crystal Palace with his wife and son for over 15 years. A song-writer and author of 3 published books, Michael is an expert in the fields of Self-Esteem, Motivation and Meditation and has held countless seminars as well as one-to-ones on these subjects. He is an active School Governor at local primary school, James Dixon, and in 2015 established a small record label, which uses Antenna Studios as its base.
Rosie has worked as an arts administrator and producer for over 20 years, including: in programming and touring for Northern Stage, Newcastle upon Tyne; in profit-share summer Shakespeare as one of four founders of Creation Theatre Company; for a local authority arts development unit at Warrington Borough Council; at The Actors Centre as General Manager for 5 years; and as Executive Director of Battersea Arts Centre for 4 1/2 years including the negotiation of its lease from London Borough of Wandsworth. She was an elected Board member of the Independent Theatre Council for 6 years including a year as Co-Chair. Since 2009 Rosie has been Executive Director at People's Palace Projects, an arts and social justice charity specialising in participation and cultural exchange between the UK and Brazil. She is a Board member of Queen Mary Innovation Ltd, and also volunteers locally as Chair of the Parent Forum at James Dixon Primary School and a member of the Crystal Palace Park Community Projects Development Group. Rosie is a Fellow of the RSA.
Jules is a TV drama producer who has worked on series such as “My Mad Fat Diary”, “Call the Midwife” and “Five Daughters”.
Jules has always worked with new filmmakers, first at the British Film Institute and going on to exec produce the council funded Newham Film Scheme for its whole duration between 2002 and 2007. She continues to mentor and develop new talent. Her own projects focus on underrepresented groups in front of and behind the camera.
Since moving to SE19 Jules has worked on a number of local community projects including Friends of Crystal Palace Subway, Crystal Fun Palace and the Crystal Palace Parks Projects Fund.
Sonia is a communications specialist working in the charity sector. She manages the production of films, photos, websites, briefings and press releases to highlight human issues such as homelessness and international development to the public, businesses, media and politicians.
Having previously worked in the British film and TV industry as an Assistant Director and Production Manager, Sonia is keen to broaden the inclusion of a wide range of people in the arts sector.
Sonia is part of the 'Friends' Committee of a local Crystal Palace school and previously, was Treasurer of a Tenants and Residents Association and raised funds to host the production of a Shakespeare play on an estate.