About Superact

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Superact is a not-for-profit Community Interest Company that uses music and the arts to develop and deliver a wide range of social impact projects.

Based in the UK but with an international reach, Superact delivers creative interventions that make a positive difference in key areas of community development, skills development, employability and health and wellbeing.

Through its work, Superact uses participatory arts based projects to improve lives by empowering individuals and strengthening communities.

As an organisation, Superact promotes social inclusion, boosts employability and increases wellbeing by building the self esteem and confidence of the people it works with.

Combining creative flexibility, experienced arts management staff and an extensive roster of professional artists, Superact has a proven track record of delivering projects that have significant social impact at home and abroad.

Superact was founded in Wellington, Somerset in 2006 and now has an office in Exeter with its Headquarters in Bristol.

Meet the team

Ali Smith


Chief Executive

Coming from 5 generations of professional musicians Ali’s first instrument is the Cello – studying both in the UK and at the…

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Nick Smith


Director (Employability & Skills Development)

Nick is a graduate of Cambridge University with an MSc in Geography. His early career saw him working in social research…

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Patsy Lang


Senior Project Manager – Justice

Patsy alias Ratsy Fang!, has a Bachelor degree in Fine Arts from York University in Toronto, Canada. She specialized in Theatre…

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Ursula Billington


Project Manager

Ursula joined Superact in early 2015 and since then has been getting stuck in to UK and European projects…

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Daisy Corbin O’Grady

Junior Project Manager
Currently studying Liberal Arts and Sciences at Amsterdam University College, Daisy has recently taken on a role as Junior Project Manager at Superact.

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MattiMatilda Kay


Junior Project Manager

Matilda is a recent graduate from University of Bristol where she studied TV, Film and Theatre.

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Stu Packer


Storyteller & Actor

Resident storyteller and actor, Stu tells tales to “entertain, educate and enchant”. Drawing on over 22 years of performance…

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Kirsty Small
Kirsty Winnan

Head of Education and Training
Kirsty has a degree in Music and has worked as an opera administrator, teacher, project manager…

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mike-webbMike Webb

Board Member

Mike is a consultant specialising in solutions for businesses in the international justice arena.  He has managed major UK custodial…

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Art Rhodes

Junior Project Manager