Arts Emergency

Jon Spooner

Writer, Theatre Director, Producer, Science Communicator

I am a writer, director, performer, founding member and the Creative Director of Unlimited Theatre – a multi award winning Arts Council of England National Portfolio Organisation. Unlimited works with an ever expanding pool of associate artists, scientists, technologists and educators to create plays, adventures, games and events that aim to change the world for the better. Jon is currently the lead artist/producer for a major research project funded by NESTA to develop a new, digital platform for publishing theatre and is working with NASA’s Open Gov dept to launch a 3D printed Mini Jon into space. He sits on the advisory committee for the Children’s Media Conference, is an Associate of the Quantum Information Group at the University of Leeds, the Director of Human Spaceflight Operations at the Unlimited Space Agency and father to two small boys.