Development Team

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Sarah Shooter

Head of Development

Sarah, as Head of Development, oversees all areas of fundraising at the Theatre.

She takes the lead on our Corporate Partnerships and sponsorship opportunities. Here at Theatre Royal Wakefield we have so many great opportunities for you to promote your business and support our work. You could even choose us as your Charity of the Year/Month! So if you would like to align your business to the theatre why not drop her a line?

Sarah is also responsible for all our Trusts and Foundations applications - writing the applications for grants which allow a range of fantastic projects to take place at the Theatre and in the local community. Sarah works with local and national trusts, foundations and grant making bodies to build relationships and identify opportunities.

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Poppy Wille

Development and Events Officer

Poppy oversees our Membership Scheme, looking after all aspects of the scheme and making sure all our amazing members are well looked after. She also looks after our legacy work, stars and individual giving.

Poppy also looks after private hires at the Theatre and can help you will any enquiries. Maybe you fancy attending our Gala Dinner and Performance or Golf Day? Poppy can help you there too!

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