board members & staff
Mr Robin Brunton
Chartered Accountant, Financial Consultant, Director at Brodie Consultancy Services Ltd.
Dr Malcolm Knight
Founder & Executive Director of SMPC;
PhD Philosophy from University of Glasgow 2005; Secretary PUK.
Ms Sarah Lee
SMPC Centre Manager 2000 to present; Glasgow School of Art Graduate in Embroidery & Weave BA (Hons); Founder & Director of Ecosse Menswear.
Mr Alex Proctor
Professional Magician & Singer. Alex has always been involved in the entertainment business and has stage managed several Variety shows.
Mr Tam Dean Burn
Actor, Theatremaker and Singer in the Burnsian band The Bum-Clocks.
Mrs Jacqui McColl
Glasgow School of Art Graduate in Design & The Decorative Arts; Puppeteer & Mask Maker; Experienced Exhibitions Curator.
Mr John Gilmour
Professional Photographer & Musician with MacUmba (the original Brazilian Samba & Scottish Bagpipe fusion band)
Prof Elizabeth Moignard
Professor of Classical Art and Archeology; Dean of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Glasgow 2005 - 2009.
Mr Paul Birchard
Actor, Director, Songwriter, Teacher and friend of SMPC since 1984.
A native of Los Angeles, California, Paul has happily called Glasgow home for the past forty years.
FORMER chairs of the board
FORMER CHAIR 1985 - 1999
Author and Emeritus Professor in Drama, University of Glasgow.
Prof Claude Schumacher
Dr Edward Argent
FORMER CHAIR 2000-2008
Professional Actor and Director of Drama, Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama 1973 - 1996.
Mr William Campbell
FORMER CHAIR 2009 - 2012
Executive Director and Founder of Praxsys Orbital, Johnstone.
Mr John Raeside
FORMER CHAIR 2012 - 2014
Founder and Director of Raeside - Chisholm Solicitors, Glasgow.
Artists-in-Residence & VOLUNTEERS
Mr Grant Mason
Master mould-maker & sculptor; Founder & Director of Grant Mason FX.
Ms Dima Nowarah
Edinburgh College of Art Graduate in Animation BA (Hons); Physical Theatre & Fire Poi Performer.
Graduate HND Puppet Theatre Arts; Administrator at a Primary School.
Ms Tina Kinsey
Ms Michelle Cassidy
Graduate HND Puppet Theatre Arts.
General Nurse; Enjoys writing puppet plays and dark fairy tales.