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Core Team

Matthew Lenton, Artistic Director and Joint Chief Executive

Matthew founded Vanishing Point in 1999 and has directed all of the Company’s productions.

His recent credits elsewhere include Spectretown by Elspeth Turner for Stoirm Og; Home for National Theatre of Scotland; Mister Holgado at the Unicorn Theatre, London; A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh and Charlie Sonata by Douglas Maxwell at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. His work has been performed in 20 countries, and in 2010 he was the first British director of the École des Maîtres, a European theatre laboratory led by leading European artists and directors. In 2010 he directed his first film, Boy, for Touchpaper Television and Channel 4. 

Severine Wyper, Producer and Joint Chief Executive

Severine has been the Producer for Vanishing Point since 2002. She has produced and managed all Vanishing Point's projects, including major international co-productions Tomorrow, WonderlandSaturday Night  and  Interiors  and the national co-productions The Beautiful Cosmos of Ivor Cutler, The Beggar's OperaLittle OtikLost OnesSubway and Mancub.

Severine has produced the work of Vanishing Point in the UK and at numerous international festivals across the world. She represents the company at many international events and has been influential in forming major international partnerships and establishing key financial investments. Severine conceived and managed the Space 11 project, an influential capacity-building, creative hub that supported emerging artists, theatre and dance companies based in Glasgow.

Severine is committed to supporting and mentoring other artists. She has been on the Board of Company Chordelia since October 2009 and has recently joined the Board of emerging Edinburgh-based touring theatre and music company Stoirm Òg.  

Eleanor Scott, Administrative Producer

Eleanor joined Vanishing Point in 2008 as Operations Officer. Prior to that she worked for The Space (Dundee College), co-ordinating a multi-arts education project with organisations such as Dundee Rep, Scottish Dance Theatre and Dundee Contemporary Arts. 

Gillian Garrity, Associate Producer

Gillian is Associate Producer with Vanishing Point. She has worked with several organisations both producing and programming over the past twenty years including, The Arches, Theatre Babel, The Tron Theatre, and The National Theatre of Scotland. Gillian has managed and toured many theatre productions to major venues and festivals both in the UK and to Europe, Asia, North and South America.

Gillian is co-director of her own producing company, Pomegranate Projects and is currently developing work with Ramesh Meyyappan, Julia Taudevin, Tromolo Productions and Poorboy.

Gillian is proud to be on the Board of Directors for Youth Theatre Arts Scotland and is in her second year as a Federation of Scottish Theatre Mentor.

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