Job Ladder - Matt Griffiths

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21 Jun 2018

Matt Griffiths reveals how his career progressed from freelance percussionist to Chief Executive of Youth Music.

Macpherson exits Birmingham Hippodrome

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15 Feb 2019

ROB MACPHERSON has announced that he will be leaving Birmingham Hippodrome next month, after 15 years with the theatre.

Northern Broadsides announces Sansom

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15 Feb 2019

LAURIE SANSOM will succeed CONRAD NELSON as Artistic Director and CEO of Northern Broadsides in June. He joins the company after leading National Theatre of Scotland and Royal & Derngate, Northampton.

New Director of Liverpool Biennial

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15 Feb 2019

The Director and Chief Curator of the David Roberts Art Foundation, FATOŞ ÜSTEK, has been appointed as the new Director of Liverpool Biennial.

Michel leaves Théâtre du Châtelet

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15 Feb 2019

After twenty-two years with Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris, BRUNO MICHEL joins Classical Opera and The Mozartists as Head of Artistic Administration.

Royal Academy of Arts appoints Rűger

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15 Feb 2019

AXEL RÜGER, Director of the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, will take up the position of Secretary and Chief Executive of the Royal Academy of Arts in June.

New role at the BFI

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15 Feb 2019

NEIL PEPLOW will be the new Director of International Affairs at the BFI, responsible for growing commercial and cultural opportunities for the UK screen industries internationally.

Conway heads Streetwise

15 Feb 2019

Streetwise Opera has announced that composer HANNAH CONWAY will replace founder and Artistic Director MATT PEACOCK, who is leaving to lead One Voice, in April.

Founding member steps down from LAAF

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15 Feb 2019

Liverpool Arab Arts Festival has appointed a new Chair following founding member TAHER QASSIM MBE’s decision to step down after a 20-year tenure.

New leadership at Creative United

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15 Feb 2019

SUZANNE BULL MBE, Founder and CEO of Attitude is Everything, and ROSIE WOLFENDEN MBE, Managing Director of jewellery label Tatty Devine, have been appointed to the Board of Directors at Creative United.

Boundless Theatre appoints new Executive Director

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15 Feb 2019

Currently Development Manager at Bush Theatre, INE VAN RIET will join Boundless Theatre as Executive Director in April.

New board to lead MAYK

15 Feb 2019

Bristol-based theatre producing company MAYK have announced ANNA STARKEY, Chief Creative Officer of We The Curious, as their new Chair, alongside five new board members.

Director to leave Artes Mundi

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08 Feb 2019

KAREN MACKINNON is to step down as Director and Curator at Artes Mundi to become Curator of Swansea’s Glynn Vivian Art Gallery in April.

Deptford X announces new Director

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08 Feb 2019

NATHALIE BOOBIS joined contemporary art festival Deptford X last month from SPACE, London, where she worked as Assistant Exhibitions Curator and Artist Commissions Manager.

Millard to Chair Firstsite

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08 Feb 2019

Former BBC Arts Correspondent, ROSIE MILLARD OBE has been appointed as Chair of Firstsite’s Board of Trustees.

Kids in Museums appoints new trustees

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08 Feb 2019

New members have been added to the Board of Trustees at Kids in Museums.

Syson to lead the Fitzwilliam

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08 Feb 2019

The former Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Chairman of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, LUKE SYSON, has taken on the role of Director and Marlay Curator of the Fitzwilliam Museum.

BCA appoints new Managing Director

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08 Feb 2019

ARIKE OKE will become Managing Director of Black Cultural Archives next month.

New officers to support Gaelic and Traditional arts

08 Feb 2019

DAVID EYRE has been appointed as Gaelic Arts Officer at Creative Scotland, and KIRSTY MACDONALD has joined the organisation as Traditional Arts Officer.

Leadership change at Dance Consortium

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08 Feb 2019

Three independent directors are joining the Board at Dance Consortium: ROSIE KAY, Artistic Director at Rosie Kay Dance Company; SEBASTIAN CHESWRIGHT CATER, Marketing Communications Consultant; and ANDREW H


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