Co-Chairs for Foundation for Future London

27 Jul 2018

Baroness LOLA YOUNG, a writer and broadcaster and formerly Head of Culture at the Greater London Authority, will join Sir DAVID BELL, a non-executive director of The Economist, as Co-Chairs of the Foundation for F

Shobana Jeyasingh Dance appoints Executive Director

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27 Jul 2018

MOYA MAXWELL has been appointed as Executive Director of Shobana Jeyasingh Dance and will take up the post in September.

New role for McMorrow

27 Jul 2018

Formerly Head of Brighton Festival, JANE MCMORROW has started her new role as Director of Brighton-based arts charity Creative Future.

Dolan joins Dance Consortium

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27 Jul 2018

A group of 19 large-scale theatres across the UK has announced the appointment of AMY DOLAN as its new Tour Coordinator.

New Producer at Out of Joint

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27 Jul 2018

Previously producer at the Gate Theatre, DAISY COOPER – who has previously worked in the BBC’s TV Locations Department – has been appointed Producer of theatre company Out of Joint.

Baynes to leave CAN

27 Jul 2018

Community Arts North West (CAN) Creative Director and Co-Founder CILLA BAYNES will be stepping down from the organisation in the autumn.

NN Contemporary Art makes Board appointments

27 Jul 2018

The Northampton-based contemporary art organisation has welcomed several new appointments to its board: DEBORAH DE HAES, management consultant and governance specialist; DYLAN FOX, Artist/ Activist/ Trans Advocate

Janet Archer leaves Creative Scotland

20 Jul 2018

Chief Executive JANET ARCHER has left Creative Scotland after five years in post. Archer’s former deputy IAIN MUNRO will assume leadership of the organisation as Acting Chief Executive and Accountable Officer until a successor is found.

Leckie joins Spike Island

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20 Jul 2018

Curator and Head of Programmes at Gasworks in London since 2011, ROBERT LECKIE has been selected as the new Director of Spike Island in Bristol. He will take up the role in the autumn.

Leadership changes at Theatr Iolo

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20 Jul 2018

As the organisation enters its 30th year, Theatr Iolo has appointed LEE LYFORD as Artistic Director and MICHELLE PEREZ as General Manager.

New role for Hurst

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20 Jul 2018

The Box, Plymouth, the major redevelopment transforming Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery into a cultural and heritage venue, has appointed NIGEL HURST as Head of Contemporary Arts.

Carboard Citizens make board appointment

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20 Jul 2018

Theatre Director MATTHEW XIA has become Trustees at theatre company Cardboard Citizens. He is a founding member of Act for Change, a trustee for Artistic Directors of the Future and an ambassador for Creative Futures.

Brundle to chair STAR

20 Jul 2018

RICHARD BRUNDLE, formerly Managing Director of the ticket agency Edwards and Edwards has been appointed as Chairman of the Society of Ticket Agency and Retailers (STAR).

Comms team change at Hull Truck

20 Jul 2018

ALINA CRETU has been appointed as Hull Truck Theatre’s new Press and Digital Communications Officer. She joins after three years at a contemporary auction house in Bucharest, Romania.

Job Ladder – An-Ting Chang

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19 Jul 2018

The Artistic Director and CEO of Chinese Arts Now, one of Arts Council England’s new National Portfolio Organisations, explains how she reached her position.

Lang to lead Theatre Royal Stratford East

12 Jul 2018

ELEANOR LANG has been appointed as Executive Director of London’s Theatre Royal Stratford East. Lang, who will take up the post on 1 October, joins from the Cheek by Jowl theatre company, where she is also Executive Director.

Hebron departs London Arts in Health Forum

Damian Hebron
12 Jul 2018

DAMIAN HEBRON, Director of the London Arts in Health Forum (LAHF) for the past 15 years, will leave the organisation in the autumn to take up a new role in Nesta’s Health Lab.

Bell joins Gate Theatre

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12 Jul 2018

The Gate Theatre in London has appointed LISE BELL as Executive Director.

Jones to edit CultureHive

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12 Jul 2018

CAROL JONES has been appointed as editor of CultureHive, the Arts Marketing Association’s (AMA) online resource library. She was formerly Head of Consultancy in Wales for The Audience Agency.

McTaggart moves to Chelsea

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12 Jul 2018

JOSHUA MCTAGGART has been appointed as Artistic Director and CEO of London’s Chelsea Theatre. He will step down from his current role as Artistic Director of the Bunker Theatre in September. 


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