Kerry Michael to leave Theatre Royal Stratford East

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03 Feb 2017

After 12 years in post, KERRY MICHAEL is to step down as Artistic Director of Theatre Royal Stratford East at the end of 2017. He will announce future plans in due course.


Sue Hoyle to leave Clore

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23 Feb 2017

Director of the Clore Leadership Programme since 2008, SUE HOYLE has announced her intention to step down at the end of summer 2017 to pursue a portfolio career.

Chris Cotton joins Foundling Museum as Trustee

Chris Cotton
23 Feb 2017

Currently Chief Executive Officer of the Royal Albert Hall, Chair of Jerwood Space and a Director of Julie’s Bicycle, CHRIS COTTON is to join the board of the Foundling Museum from March.

New Chair for LAMDA

Shaun Woodward
23 Feb 2017

SHAUN WOODWARD, former MP and Cabinet Minister, has become the new Chair of LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art). He succeeds LUKE RITTNER, who leaves after 24 years in the role.

Job ladder – Rebecca Dawson

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20 Feb 2017

As she joins Punchdrunk as Executive Director, Rebecca Dawson looks back on her career so far. 

New Director for English National Ballet School

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16 Feb 2017

The Chair of One Dance UK and former Chief Executive of Rambert, SUE WYATT, is to become Director of English National Ballet School from April.

Boy Blue Entertainment announces new Executive Director

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16 Feb 2017

Following five years as Executive Producer for Michael Clark Company and previous roles at The Cholmondeleys and The Featherstonehaughs, JO STENDALL has been appointed as the new Executive Director of Boy Blue Entertainment.

Jonathan Kennedy announces plans to leave Tara Arts

16 Feb 2017

After ten years with Tara Arts, Executive Director JONATHAN KENNEDY has announced plans to step down at the end of March to pursue freelance projects.

Anj Handa to join Freedom Studios

16 Feb 2017

Bradford-based Freedom Studios has appointed ANJ HANDA as Chair of the Board. She replaces NICK ELLWOOD, Interim Chair of the organisation, who continues as Vice-Chair.

Promotion for Lynsey O’Sullivan at The Lowry

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16 Feb 2017

Engagement Manager at The Lowry LYNSEY O’SULLIVAN has been appointed as the organisation’s new Director of Learning and Engagement.

New Chair for Mayor’s Music Fund

16 Feb 2017

Ambassador for the Mayor’s Music Fund GUY FLETCHER has been appointed as the charity’s Chair. He succeeds VERONICA WADLEY, a Founder Trustee and Chair since 2014, who will remain on the board.

West Yorkshire Playhouse appoints new Associate Director

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16 Feb 2017

Director AMY LEACH is to join West Yorkshire Playhouse as its new Associate Director from March 2017.

Job Ladder – David Massingham

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16 Feb 2017

As he leaves DanceXchange, David Massingham reflects on his journey from distributing Christmas hampers to establishing Birmingham as an international dance city.

New role for Rachael Easton

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09 Feb 2017

RACHAEL EASTON, previously Senior Consultant at Baker Richards, has joined the Tessitura Network as Client Development Manager.

Tom Littler to become Artistic Director of Jermyn Street Theatre

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09 Feb 2017

Currently Associate Director at London’s Jermyn Street Theatre, TOM LITTLER is to become the venue’s new Artistic Director, following the departure of ANTHONY BIGGS.

New Chair of the Board for Stagetext

Jonathan Hassell
09 Feb 2017

Professor JONATHAN HASSELL, former Head of Audience Experience and Usability at the BBC, has been appointed Chair of the Board of Trustees at Stagetext.

Artlink Hull appoints new Creative Director

Kenn Taylor
09 Feb 2017

After nearly three years as Head of Participation at The Tetley, KENN TAYLOR is to take up a new role as Creative Director at Artlink in Hull.

If I were 22: Olivier Jamin

Olivier Jamin with his artworks
09 Feb 2017

Don’t worry about rejection, and stay in touch with people who have successfully applied for funding, advises contemporary artist Olivier Jamin.

New additions at King’s Head Theatre

09 Feb 2017

Currently Head of Development at The Gate Theatre, FIONA ENGLISH is to become Executive Director at the King’s Head Theatre.


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