Who’s Who

Our core production team is made up of 4 people.

Temi Wilkey and Celine Lowenthal founded Pecs way back in 2013. They direct our Shows.

Celine Lowenthal Celine is a freelance theatre director. She most recently directed Divine Proportions in collaboration with Shotgun Carousel at the Vaults (5 Stars, Time Out), and co-created and performed in Kingdom at Camden People's Theatre, the inaugural production of new company, Artists of Affection.

She has a BA in English Literature from Cambridge University (Double FirstClass), and an MFA in Theatre Directing from Birkbeck College, London (Merit), and was Resident Assistant Director at the Sheffield Crucible 2015 - 2016.

Selected directing credits include Divine Proportions (The Vaults), The 80s Show (Soho Theatre), Twice Through the Heart (Hackney Showrooms), Kreutzer vs Kreutzer (Sheffield Crucible Studio), Into the Little Hill / The Soldier’s Tale (Courtyard Theatre), Canada (The Pleasance, UK & US Tour), Merchant of Venice (European Tour), Fierce (Camden People’s Theatre).

Selected assistant / associate directing credits include An Ideal Husband Vaudeville Theatre, West End), Showboat (Sheffield Crucible / New London Theatre, West End), Racing Demon (Bath Theatre Royal), Labyrinth (Hampstead Theatre), The Distance (Orange Tree Theatre), The Nap (Sheffield Crucible).

Temi Wilkey is an actor, theatre maker and drag king from North London. Temi Wilkey is an actor and writer who trained with the National Youth Theatre REP company. Her theatre credits include: How to Hold your Breath at The Royal Court, The Comedy of Errors at the National Theatre, Hamlet & Cymbeline at the Royal Shakespeare company, Jubilee at the Manchester Royal Exchange & Lyric Hammersmith and Act & Terminal 3 at The Print Room. She recently co-wrote and performed in Kingdom at Camden People's Theatre, the inaugural production of new company, Artists of Affection and filmed an episode of Years & Years, written and created by Russell T Davies.

In 2018 she finished her first play as part of the Royal Court’s Introduction to Playwriting Group, which will be receiving a rehearsed reading at the Park Theatre early next year.

Temi is also one of our Boys! Find out more about her drag alter-ego, click here

in 2016 Along came the producers…Daisy Hale and Ellen SPence. They Keep the boys in check with their own special brand of bromance.

Daisy Hale is a non-binary freelance theatre, cabaret and events producer and practitioner specialising in cross-form and non-traditional theatre. They are part of the Old Vic 12 2018/2019. Previously, they were the assistant producer at Theatre Royal Stratford East, working alongside new artistic director Nadia Fall on her inaugural season. Previously, they worked for Stratford East as an Associate Producer where they led on the programming of their former 60 seat studio and were the assistant creative producer for Enfield’s local authority venues.

In their freelance work, they are currently producing Cuzco (Theatre503), FATTY FAT FAT (VAULTS Festival) and Non-Binary Electro Hour (National Tour). They are also a regular guest lecturer at Fordham University on their Texts and Contexts module, and a qualified disability equality trainer.

They are currently developing their own show following the Food Bank crises in the UK, which received a Seed commission from CPT and is being supported by Ovalhouse Theatre. See more at www.the-hale.com

Ellen Spence is a freelance producer. Recent credits and projects include Fuck You Pay Me 2018 (People’s Choice Award, Vault Festival / Wiltons Music Hall Edinburgh Award) and CanadaHub Edinburgh 2017 & 2018 (Assistant Producer - participating productions won three Fringe First Awards, two Herald Angel Awards and a Stage award over 2 years). She has also worked as fundraising and development manager for Brainchild Festival (Aim Award; Best Independent Festival 2015, 2016), helping them to raise £50k+ to transform their organisation and ensure long term sustainability. Ellen is founder of queer party HEY QT and a long time trustee of Edinburgh based arts charity The Forest.