The CIT team features creatives who are specialists across a number of fields.


Ross Carey has worked extensively with the Royal Exchange Young Company as a facilitator and assistant director. He has also project managed and produced a number of theatrical events - Big Noise Festival's 'Secret Scribble Garden', Manchester's World Children's Book Day, Live at Lyme and To Stop Her Mouth.


Jessica Wheeler is a 2D animator, director and writer. Her stop motion animation short 'Euphorbia', commissioned by Random Acts North, was acquired by Channel 4 this year for online showcasing and was screened at the ICA Playback Festival.

Literature & project coordination

Richard Evans has run CIT since 2006. His previous arts development activities includes work with Redeye: The Photography Network, The Design Initiative along with a range of freelance event and project management roles. Outside of CIT, he is a writer, director and composer.