Lucinda Bray is a theatre maker, traveller, educator and writer. She has expertise in design, direction, forum theatre and production management. She has created theatre in Uganda, Kenya and the UK. Her undergraduate research at University College Chester, UK, focused on making early burlesque and melodrama accessible to a modern audience.Dario Salvi is an orchestral conductor and researcher specialized in the restoration and performance of rare works. His main area of interest is Viennese music and works by Meyerbeer and Auber. He has conducted opera and operetta across Europe and the USA, as well as Oman. His passion is the rediscovery and performance of never-before-heard masterpieces by the likes of Suppé, Meyerbeer, Rumshinsky, Genée, Auber and many others.