Changes to leadership at Artsreach

Ian Scott Caroline Corfe
04 Feb 2016

After 25 years with Artsreach, Director IAN SCOTT is to step down and retire. He will be replaced by CAROLINE CORFE, who was previously Director of Bridport Arts Centre.

Dundee Rep Artistic Director moves on

Jemima Levick
04 Feb 2016

JEMIMA LEVICK, Artistic Director of Dundee Rep since 2013, is to step down to become Artistic Director and Chief Executive of Stellar Quines.

Help Musicians UK names first Creative Director

Claire Gervaux
04 Feb 2016

CLAIRE GEVAUX is to join Help Musicians UK as its first Creative Director. She arrives from the Foundation for FutureLondon, where she worked to maintain the legacy of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

New Dean and Director for BADA

Stephen Unwin
04 Feb 2016

The British American Drama Academy (BADA) has announced that STEPHEN UNWIN, founder of English Touring Theatre, is to succeed IAN WOOLDRIDGE as Dean and Director.

Shona McCarthy to join Walk the Plank

Shona McCarthy
04 Feb 2016

The new Chief Executive of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society, SHONA McCARTHY is to be Chair of the Board of Trustees at Salford-based Walk the Plank.

New Music Director for City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Mirga conductor
04 Feb 2016

Conductor MIRGA GRAŽINYTĖ-TYLA is to join City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra as its 12th Music Director from September 2016 for a three-year period.

Citizens Theatre appoints Joint Chief Executive

Judith Kilvington
04 Feb 2016

Having been with the company as Executive Director since 2013, JUDITH KILVINGTON is to become Joint Chief Executive of Glasgow’s Citizens Theatre alongside DOMINIC HILL.

My Gurus – Caroline Miller

Photo of Caroline Miller
04 Feb 2016

The winner of the top honour at last week’s Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards – Caroline Miller – reflects on the people who have inspired and guided her career.

Andrew Hurst to lead One Dance UK

Andrew Hurst
28 Jan 2016

One Dance UK has appointed ANDREW HURST, currently part of the senior management team at The Royal Ballet, as its first Chief Executive.

Conrad Lynch joins Theatre by the Lake

Conrad Lynch
28 Jan 2016

Freelance producer and arts consultant CONRAD LYNCH is to join Theatre by the Lake as Artistic Director and Chief Executive.

Changes to leadership at Apples and Snakes

Lisa Mead and Robert Saunders
28 Jan 2016

LISA MEAD and ROBERT SAUNDERS have been promoted to Artistic Director and Administrative Director respectively at spoken word and performance poetry organisation Apples and Snakes.

Institute of Imagination appoints Chief Executive

Gareth Binns
28 Jan 2016

GARETH BINNS, who has been with the Institute of Imagination since 2011 as Director of Content and Learning, has been promoted to Chief Executive of the organisation.

Susan Pope set for new role with Orchestra of the Swan

Sue Pope
28 Jan 2016

Stratford-upon-Avon’s Orchestra of the Swan has selected SUSAN POPE to be its first ever Learning and Participation Manager.

New Head of Gallery Services at Crown Fine Art

Gavan Misa
28 Jan 2016

GAVAN MISA, formerly Export Shipping Manager at Martinspeed, has joined Crown Fine Art as Head of Gallery Services.

If I were 22: Sandy Nuttgens

Sandy Nuttgens
27 Jan 2016

Want to make it as a composer? Stop asking ‘why me’ and start asking ‘why not me’, advises Sandy Nuttgens.

Caroline Miller to leave Dance UK

Photo of Caroline Miller
21 Jan 2016

Director of Dance UK since 2006, CAROLINE MILLER will stand down in March ahead of the organisation’s completed merger with t

New Chairman for Southbank Centre

Susan Gilchrist
21 Jan 2016

SUSAN GILCHRIST, Group Chief Executive of the international communications firm the Brunswick Group, will become the first female Chairman of the Southbank Centre when she replaces RICK HAYTHORNTHWAITE.

Senior leadership changes at The Tetley

Bryony Bond photo
21 Jan 2016

Formerly of the Whitworth in Manchester, BRYONY BOND is the Tetley’s new Creative Director.

Derby City Cultural Campus appoint Producer

David Chabeaux
21 Jan 2016

Composer, songwriter and actor DAVID CHABEAUX is to join the Derby City Cultural Campus as Producer of the project.


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