The Team

Meet the Team

The Guild is currently run by two part time staff; Jane Shields and Brett Chapman, find out more about them below.


Jane Shields, Development Manager

Originally from Sheffield, Jane moved to London to train as a theatre maker at Rose Bruford College. In 2010, after a few years in London, a stint training as an acrobat in Estonia and a year living on a farm in rural Wales, Jane moved back to Sheffield. Jane has been running the Guild since its inception in 2015.

As well as theatre, Jane is a big fan of textiles, obscure German cinema and peanut butter. 

Find out more about Jane here.


Brett Chapman, Digital Producer

A filmmaker with a degree in Journalism, Brett joined the Guild team in 2017. Brett makes all kinds of films from commercial promos to documentary and feature films. His film Residue of a Relationship won Best Documentary at the Isle of Man Film Festival in 2017.

As well as film Brett is a big fan of interesting stories, emo music and pad Thai.

Find out more about Brett here.

A day in the life…

Read our blog about a day in the life of the Guild to find out more about Jane and Brett's roles.