About Curtain Call

Curtain Call is a network created BY theatre professionals FOR theatre professionals. We connect you, the theatre professional, with a network that showcases everyone involved in theatre. Individuals and companies can create and manage profiles, connect and collaborate with others. At Curtain Call, we believe everyone working in theatre deserves to take a bow.

Matt - Co-founder & Photographer

Matt Humphrey is a portrait and production photographer, and has worked in theatres throughout the West End, and on international film productions.

Matt was an official photographer backstage at the Olivier Awards 2015 / 2016 / 2017, and the official Curtain Call photographer. He used to work on the stage crew at The Old Vic.

John - Co-founder

John Schwab is an actor, director and producer. As an actor, John has performed on stage at over 130 theatres around the UK, Ireland and continental Europe.

John has directed numerous play readings and workshops as well as regional theatre and in the West End.

View John's profile

Theo - Content Editor

Theo Bosanquet is a journalist and editor who has worked in the theatre sector for 10 years. He was previously managing editor of WhatsOnStage.com, and now writes for publications including Time Out, Theatre.London and Fest.

His articles have also appeared in TIME magazine, the Guardian and The Stage. He met Matt and John while working to promote the Curtain Call book.


Sophie - Database Manager

Sophie Soanes is a 21 year old London-based actress originally from Yorkshire. She is currently training at the Identity School of Acting, having previously graduated from The BRIT School.


Alistair - Social Media Manager

Alistair Cope is a stage a screen actor who has performed at numerous venues across the UK and West End from the Sheffield Crucible to The National Theatre. Alistair has also been a Senior Social Media Manager and Consultant for clients such as HBO, 20th Century Fox and Warner Bros.