Sisters Grimm is a dynamic and creative partnership between the founders, ex Royal Ballet ballerina Pietra Mello-Pittman and Grammy-nominated composer Ella Spira.

In 2009 they had a vision to create a theatre company that broke all the rules… Sisters Grimm was born.

With a combined 30 years of experience operating at the top level of the creative industry, they have the unique ability to weave stories, cultures, music and dance, that creates a spellbinding experience for audiences, one that is appealing to all ages, demographics and to the non-traditional theatre goer.



directors & Board

Ella and Pietra are the directors with a strong network connecting them to international markets. They have tour bookers and partners in each territory and their board is made up of creative industry, entertainment and business leaders.
See below.


Alistair Gosling Founder and CEO of Extreme, is an entrepreneur and investor with over 25 years experience in media, marketing, licensing and real estate development.  He launched the Extreme Sports Channel brand in over 60 countries. Alistair is on the advisory board of Qiddiya, the sports, entertainment and cultural destination being developed in Saudi Arabia.


Arlene Phillips CBE is now a household name, having choreographed hit West End and Broadway musicals like Starlight Express and was a judge on Strictly Come Dancing.


Colleen Jennings-Roggensack is Executive director of one of the top touring Broadway venues in America, ASU Gammage. She is an award-winning leader in the arts-presenting world and a Tony voter.


Mark Wagman is a Director of talent and was part of the BAFTA winning team behind Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebration.   More recently, Mark oversaw the talent for HRH The Prince of Wales’s 70th Birthday celebration.


Roy Luxford is currently the Planning and Operations Director at the Edinburgh International Festival, has run three of the UK’s most prominent production companies, has worked on many international productions and has collaborated with leading London and international venues.


Stephen Kane is the owner and founder of Stephen Kane & Company, a specialist advisor to the retail and leisure sectors, advising on the occupation and ownership of commercial real estate throughout the UK, Europe and the USA.  He also is a Non-Executive Director of Brooks Brothers UK Ltd and Furla UK Ltd. Stephen is also a Governor, Trustee and Director of The Central School of ballet.