If I were 22: Kate Simko

Photo of Kate Simko
21 Apr 2016

Chicago-raised electronic music producer Kate Simko says get out there while you're young, and don't be afraid to pull the plug on dead-end projects.

New direction for Peter Wilson

21 Apr 2016

Theatre Royal Norwich Chief Executive PETER WILSON is to leave the organisation. He will focus on his theatre company, PW Productions, which has taken over as operator of the Arts Theatre in London.

New additions at WhatsOnStage

21 Apr 2016

SARAH CROMPTON, formerly Arts Editor in Chief of the Daily Telegraph, and HOLLY WILLIAMS, formerly of The Independent, are to join WhatsOnStage as Chief Theatre Critic and Staff Critic respectively.

Gavin Reid to lead Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Gavin Reid
21 Apr 2016

Currently Director of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, GAVIN REID is to join Scottish Chamber Orchestra as Chief Executive. He will replace ROY McEWAN, who retires after 23 years in the role.

Changes to leadership at The Art Newspaper

Javier Pes and Jane Morris
21 Apr 2016

After almost eight years as Editor of The Art Newspaper, JANE MORRIS is to step down at the beginning of June. She will be succeeded by JAVIER PES, who has been The Art Newspaper's Deputy Editor since 2010.

Sound Sense Director Kathryn Deane to retire

21 Apr 2016

Director of Sound Sense KATHRYN DEANE is to retire later this year after 21 years in the role.

Tim Foxon joins Akademi

Tim Foxon
21 Apr 2016

TIM FOXON has joined Akademi South Asian Dance UK as Administrative Director. He leaves Help Musicians UK after five years as Talent Programme Manager.

My Gurus – Liam Evans-Ford

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21 Apr 2016

Liam Evans-Ford reveals the people and companies that have inspired his work making brave and bold theatre. 

Sansom quits National Theatre of Scotland mid-season

Laurie Sansom
18 Apr 2016

LAURIE SANSOM, the National Theatre of Scotland’s Artistic Director and Chief Executive for the past three years, is to leave the company at the end of June, part way through the company’s 10th anniversary season.

New Chief Executive for Serpentine Galleries

14 Apr 2016

YANA PEEL, co-founder of Outset Contemporary Art Fund, is to become Chief Executive of London’s Serpentine Galleries. She succeeds JULIA PEYTON-JONES, who has been in the role for 25 years.

Modern Art Oxford appoints new Head of Programme

Emma Ridgeway
14 Apr 2016

EMMA RIDGWAY is to join Modern Art Oxford as Head of Programme, leaving her role as Creative Learning Curator at the Barbican Centre.

Freelance careers for Zeitgeist Arts Projects founders

Annabel and Rosalind
14 Apr 2016

ROSALIND DAVIS and ANNABEL TILLEY, co-founders of Zeitgeist Arts Projects, are to dissolve the partnership and pursue independent freelance careers.

How to… start a career in scenic art

Photo of Jack Candy Kemp painting
11 Apr 2016

He dropped out of art school and ended up painting backdrops for Star Wars and Harry Potter. What advice does Jack Candy-Kemp have for budding scenic artists?

Lou Stein to join Chickenshed as Artistic Director

07 Apr 2016

Founder of the Gate Theatre and former Artistic Director at Watford Palace Theatre LOU STEIN is to join Chickenshed as Artistic Director.

Changes to leadership at The Work Room

Anita Clark
07 Apr 2016

ANITA CLARK, Head of Dance at Creative Scotland since 2004, will be the new Director of The Work Room; artist and founding member of the organisation KALLY LLOYD-JONES has been elected as the new Chair; and

Gecko appoints new Executive Producer

07 Apr 2016

Having worked with the Gecko as a freelance producer since August 2013, ROSALIND WYNN has become the company’s full-time Executive Producer.

New Managing Director for PLASA

07 Apr 2016

PLASA, the Professional Lighting and Sound Association, has appointed PETER HEALTH as its new Managing Director.

New role for Scottish Ballet Assistant Artistic Director

07 Apr 2016

Scottish Ballet Assistant Artistic Director HOPE MUIR has been appointed Artistic Director of Charlotte Ballet in North Carolina. She will take up the role from July 2017.


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