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 and CIT's Live At Lyme project.


Jessica Wheeler, 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.

Project coordinator

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. Away from CIT, he is a writer, director and composer.