Estelle van Warmelo is a theatre director and the Artistic Director of Feral Productions. Her career began in Scotland where she worked with new writing companies including The Traverse, Fifth Estate and First Base. She moved to Hereford in 1999 and worked as a freelance director until Feral’s inauguration in 2009. In 2020, Estelle was a founding organiser of the Public Campaign for the Arts, helping to involve more than 150,000 people in efforts to protect UK culture from the impacts of Covid-19.
The arts connect us – to ourselves, to each other and to the rest of the world. If we lose the arts we lose what it is to be human.