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Chair of the Independent Theatre Council TOPHER CAMPBELL is to step down after three years in the role to concentrate on writing and directing. He will be replaced by current vice-chair KATIE KEELER.
Taking over from MARCUS ROMER, who led the organisation for 22 years, ESTHER RICHARDSON is to become Pilot Theatre’s new Artistic Director and joint Chief Executive Officer.
Currently in charge of the creative learning team at Aberdeen City Council, JACKY HARDACRE is to become Scottish Youth Theatre’s Chief Executive from April.
LOUISE ZANDSTRA, Director of Finance and HR at the Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse Theatres, is to join the Lyric Hammersmith as its new Director of Finance and Resources from May.
ALICE MOTARD, curator at Bristol’s Spike Island, has been appointed Chief Curator of CAPC musée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux.
The Space has selected MARTIN GREEN, the Chief Executive at Hull City of Culture; EDWARD HUMPHREY, Director of Digital at the BFI; LIZ ROSENTHAL, Founder and CEO of Power to the Pixel; AND
Eleanor Lang tells us about the twists and turns that have led her to become the new Executive Director of Cheek by Jowl.
Do freelance musicians get the weekend off? And how many trains do they actually have to take? Emma Donald takes us on a visual tour of her working week.
STEF O’DRISCOLL, previously an associate director at Paines Plough, has replaced JOE MURPHY as Artistic Director of touring theatre company Nabokov.
Formerly Deputy Head of Culture for Mayor of London Boris Johnson, SALLY SHAW is to join Firstsite as Director.
KATHRYN WINTER, whose previous clients have included the BBC and English National Opera, has joined arts marketing agency The Cogency as its first Head of Digital.
The Member of Parliament for Edgbaston since 1997, GISELA STUART, is to become President of Birmingham Bach Choir. She replaces retiring President PAULINE ROUND.
Arts & Business Scotland has selected Chief Executive of Glasgow Life DR BRIDGET MCCONNELL CBE, Centre Development Manager at Atlantic Islands Centre LAURA MCINTYRE, Senior Executive for Historic Environment S
Pop your artform bubble and stay in touch with your peers: dance academic Dr Sara Houston gives advice to her younger self.
HENNY FINCH, who has been Executive Director of Headlong since 2005, is to join Hofesh Shechter Company as Executive Producer from May 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.
JEMIMA LEVICK, Artistic Director of Dundee Rep since 2013, is to step down to become Artistic Director and Chief Executive of Stellar Quines.
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.
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.
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.