Steve Winter was the co-creator of the Old Vic New Voices 24 Hour Plays and TS Eliot Exchange and is now the Executive Director of the Kevin Spacey Foundation.
As Executive Director, Steve leads artistic and business planning of The Kevin Spacey Foundation which aims to create initiatives that discover, train and mentor emerging artists. He oversees both day-to-day and long term strategy to ensure the Foundation’s aim to ‘send the elevator back down’.
Steve was previously the Programme Director of Old Vic New Voices for ten years, the multi award-winning department of The Old Vic Theatre which focuses on supporting new talent, creative learning and community theatre. During his time there he commissioned over sixty plays in the UK and US; produced five major productions, created 30 education projects and discovered numerous actors, directors, writers and producers. Before The Old Vic he created award-winning theatre projects for his own theatre company, Tricycle Theatre and CragRats.
He has also worked for the BBC, ITV, The UCL Bloomsbury, Immediate Theatre, York Theatre Royal, Sky Arts, West Yorkshire Playhouse and IdeasTap as a facilitator, actor, director, dramaturge, casting director and producer. He is a Master at the Drama Centre London and a judge for The Royal Television Society.