Phyllis Steel

Company Manager

Phyllis holds a life-long belief in the arts being a powerful tool for personal development and social change.  Over the years she has worked in a number of artistic roles in leading community-based as well as mainstream arts organisations from initiatives such as Fablevision, Dance for Africa, Birds of Paradise, Merryhell Theatre Co. to Hungarian Arts in Glasgow, Polish Realities, Mayfest, Tramway/ Mahabharata Production, Glasgow Style in Amsterdam, Big Noise [for Glasgow European City of Culture 1990] and Giant Productions,

She was commissioned to do external assessments for the then Scottish Arts Council’s Drama, Combined Arts and Capital Departments, Chair of Review Panel on SAC’s policy on Artistic Inclusion; Founding Member of the European Theatre for Children & Young People; Guest Tutor, University of Strathclyde’s Community Arts Course and at Motherwell and Langside FE Colleges. 

Her current role at In Cahootz uses her management skills to support the development of the different projects and focuses on long term strategic planning and fund-raising.

Phyllis is a graduate of the University of Strathclyde, a Gestalt-trained Coach & Mentor, and co-Founder of In Cahootz.


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