ITC Chair to step down

18 Feb 2016

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.

Pilot Theatre appoints new Artistic Director

18 Feb 2016

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.

Leadership changes at Scottish Youth Theatre

Jacky Hardacre
18 Feb 2016

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.

New Director of Finance and Resources for Lyric Hammersmith

Louise Zandstra
18 Feb 2016

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.

Spike Island Curator joins musée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux

18 Feb 2016

ALICE MOTARD, curator at Bristol’s Spike Island, has been appointed Chief Curator of CAPC musée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux.

The Space selects new Board Members

18 Feb 2016

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

Job ladder – Eleanor Lang

Photo of Eleanor Lang
15 Feb 2016

Eleanor Lang tells us about the twists and turns that have led her to become the new Executive Director of Cheek by Jowl.

New role for Stef O’Driscoll

11 Feb 2016

STEF O’DRISCOLL, previously an associate director at Paines Plough, has replaced JOE MURPHY as Artistic Director of touring theatre company Nabokov.

New Director at Firstsite

11 Feb 2016

Formerly Deputy Head of Culture for Mayor of London Boris Johnson, SALLY SHAW is to join Firstsite as Director.

Changes at The Cogency

11 Feb 2016

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.

Birmingham MP Gisela Stuart to lead Chamber Choir

11 Feb 2016

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 appoints four new Trustees

11 Feb 2016

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

If I were 22: Sara Houston

Photo of Sara Houston
08 Feb 2016

Pop your artform bubble and stay in touch with your peers: dance academic Dr Sara Houston gives advice to her younger self.

Hofesh Shechter Company appoints Executive Producer

Henny Finch
04 Feb 2016

HENNY FINCH, who has been Executive Director of Headlong since 2005, is to join Hofesh Shechter Company as Executive Producer from May 2016.

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.


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