Sammy Gooch

Sammy Gooch is an independent producer living and working in Leeds. She has worked on the delivery of projects across artforms, including theatre, live art, street entertainment, and participatory work, with extensive experience working with a number of creative organisations, including: Transform, Light Night Leeds, The British Library, Lord Whitney, Incoming Festival, EdFringe and beyond.

Sammy’s Jerwood Bursary will enable her to undertake critical professional development. She will be deepening her understanding of emerging local talent across the North, developing her skills as a fundraiser, and undertaking mentorship from experienced female producers and artists, with a focus on artist care. Sammy looks to utilise this bursary-supported learning to sculpt a future as a resilient, confident and informed producer.


Sammy Gooch. Image: Change Creation