Sandra Thompson-Quartey:

Artistic Director 

Sandra trained as an actor at East 15 Acting School (and is an alumni of BRIT School) and studied at Brunel University.


Sandra produced her own play, Water Under the Bridge, at White Bear Theatre in 2009. Shortly after she was selected for the Typecast course led by Che Walker, ran by Identity School of Acting. Sandra was invited by Olivier Award winning writer Bola Agbaje to write a piece for StoneCrabs Theatre Company for their Nigeria? Where are we now? f=Festival, her piece was performed by Michael Salami at The Albany. Her short plays have been performed at Soho Theatre and Lost Theatre.

Sandra has produced showcases, writing competitions and events for the company since 2010 predominantly at  Soho Theatre and The Pleasance, including on their main stages.

In 2015 Sandra launched a talent agency, The Artist and Creative Avenue and Writers Avenue Theatre Company went on hiatus before returnign in 2020 under the new name of HIgh-Rise Avenue

Sandra is the Associate Producer and Training & Development Manager for Artistic Directors of the Future; an award-winning sector support organisation, which challenges the status quo of cultural diversity in creative industries at the leadership level.