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.

ENO’s Artistic Director steps down

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18 Apr 2019

DANIEL KRAMER is to step down as English National Opera’s Artistic Director at the end of July after less than three years in the role in order to focus on directing more opera and theatre full-time.

Birmingham 2022 announces Chief Creative Officer

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18 Apr 2019

MARTIN GREEN CBE has been appointed Chief Creative Officer of Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games and will be responsible for the official opening and closing ceremonies and the wider cultural programme for the Games.

Oliver-Harrison replaces Clayton at Arts and Minds

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18 Apr 2019

Previously Executive Director of The Yard, LUCY OLIVER-HARRISON has been appointed Director of Arts and Minds.

The Lyceum announces Griffiths

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18 Apr 2019

MIKE GRIFFITHS, former interim Chief Executive of Horsecross Arts and interim CEO at Eden Court Theatre, has been appointed as the Royal Lyceum Theatre Company’s new Co-Chief Executive Director.

Owens joins Plymouth College of Art

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18 Apr 2019

STEPHANIE OWENS, a former Director of the Cornell Council for the Arts at Cornell University, and Founder and Director of Empathy Academy, an art research platform for the future of art and design, has been appointed as Head of Sc

New Trustees join Carousel’s Board

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18 Apr 2019

JANE DICKSON, Education Development Manager at Artswork, and ROBBIE POWELL, learning disabled presenter and occasional stand-up comedian, have joined learning disability-led arts charity Carousel’s Board of Truste

Leadership change at ISM

18 Apr 2019

The Incorporated Society of Musicians has announced Welsh baritone JEREMY HUW WILLIAMS as President 2019-20, succeeding outgoing President Professor DAVID SAINT.

My gurus - Nick Anderson

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17 Apr 2019

Nick Anderson, Programme Producer at The Sick of the Fringe, looks back on the people who have inspired and shaped his career.

New direction at The Dukes

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12 Apr 2019

As a result of a restructure that combines Artistic Director and Chief Executive roles, Artistic Director SARAH PUNSHON is leaving The Dukes in August to pursue other opportunities.

Leadership changes at Theatre by the Lake

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12 Apr 2019

Currently a freelance director and Artistic Director of Junction 8 Theatre, LIZ STEVENSON will become Theatre by the Lake’s new Artistic Director next month.

Austin leaves Teatro Vivo

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12 Apr 2019

SOPHIE AUSTIN is stepping down as Artistic Director of Teatro Vivo after 15 years with the company.

Music Venue Trust appoints Belezos

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12 Apr 2019

PHYLLIS BELEZOS of International Talent Booking (ITB) joins the Board of Trustees at Music Venue Trust.

New Chair for Clore Leadership

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05 Apr 2019

MOIRA SINCLAIR, Chief Executive of the Paul Hamlyn Foundation and former director at Arts Council England, is succeeding SANDY NAIRNE CBE as the new Chair of Clore Leadership.

NYCOS appoints new Chief Executive

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05 Apr 2019

National Youth Choir of Scotland has appointed ED MILNER as its new Chief Executive.

Hicks joins Oxford School of Drama

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05 Apr 2019

EDWARD HICKS will be joining The Oxford School of Drama as its new Principal in August. He has been RADA’s Head of Film, TV and Radio for the past 11 years and was involved in setting up the Warner Bros.

Young Voices announces new Director

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05 Apr 2019

Freelance Creative Producer CLARE EDWARDS will take up her new position as Director of Learning and Events for Young Voices next month.

My Gurus – Ed Collier

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04 Apr 2019

Ed Collier, Co-Director of independent theatre company China Plate, shines a spotlight on the artists and professionals who have shaped his career.

Paines Plough appoints joint Artistic Directors

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29 Mar 2019

KATIE POSNER, a freelance director who was previously Associate Director for Pilot Theatre, and CHARLOTTE BENNETT, Associate Director at Soho Theatre, where she leads the new writing department, have been appointe

Allinson calls time at Thameside Theatre

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29 Mar 2019

MARK ALLINSON is leaving Thurrock Council’s Thameside Theatre after 34 years with the organisation. Having spent the previous 32 years as Arts Manager, he is looking to ‘do something different’. 

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