Marcus Romer to leave Pilot Theatre

Marcus Romer
05 Nov 2015

After 22 years as Artistic Director of Pilot Theatre, MARCUS ROMER is to leave at the end of March 2016 to pursue a freelance career.

HOME appoints new Chair and Board members

05 Nov 2015

Director of BBC Arts JONTY CLAYPOLE is to be the new Chair of the Board for HOME, taking over from JIM FORRESTER. He will be joined on the board by MARIA BOTA and ALISON ROSS.

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic appoints new Chairman

Nigel Weatherill
05 Nov 2015

NIGEL WEATHERILL, Vice Chancellor and Chief Executive of Liverpool John Moores University, is to succeed LORRAINE ROGERS as Chairman of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic.

Music Theatre International hires new Chief Creative Officer

05 Nov 2015

BERT FINK is to leave Rodgers and Hammerstein: An Imagem Company after 25 years to join Cameron Mackintosh’s Music Theatre International as its new Chief Creative Officer.

New Associate Director at Shakespeare’s Globe

Matthew Dunster
05 Nov 2015

Coinciding with Artistic Director Designate EMMA RICE beginning her role, Olivier-nominated director MATTHEW DUNSTER is to be the new Associate Director at Shakespeare’s Globe.

Leadership changes at Arts Catalyst

05 Nov 2015

NICOLA TRISCOTT, Arts Catalyst's founder and Director, is to be based in Washington D.C for the next 12 months, exploring opportunities for the organisation in the US.

Julia Peyton-Jones to leave the Serpentine

Photo of Julia Peyton-Jones
02 Nov 2015

Director and Co-Director of Exhibitions and Programmes of the Serpentine Galleries, JULIA PEYTON-JONES, will step down next summer.

Photodiary: A week with Michaela Nutt

Photo of Michaela Nutt with NTW logo
02 Nov 2015

You might know what a development associate’s job description includes, but what does a week in their life actually look like? Michaela Nutt reveals all.

If I were 22 – James Phillips

Photo of James Phillips
30 Oct 2015

The playwright behind ‘McQueen’, James Phillips, shares his advice to the younger generation, from gambling to remembering that it’s only rock ‘n’ roll.

New role for Sam Thorne

Sam Thorne
29 Oct 2015

SAM THORNE, currently Artistic Director of Tate St Ives and a contributing editor at Frieze magazine, is to be the new Director of Nottingham Contemporary from early 2016.

Leadership changes at Cheltenham Festivals

29 Oct 2015

ANTONIA BYATT, currently Director of Literature and South East at Arts Council England, and ROD HEBDEN, Head of Corporate Partnerships at the National Trust, have joined Cheltenham Festivals as Director and Direct

Derby Theatre appoints new Executive Director

29 Oct 2015

RACHAEL THOMAS is to be Derby Theatre’s new Executive Director from the end of November, leaving her role as Castle Development Manager for Lincoln Castle.

New Director of Programme for Scottish Book Trust

29 Oct 2015

Scottish Book Trust has appointed AMINA SHAH, formerly Chief Executive of The Scottish Library and Information Council, as its new Director of Programme.

Sheffield Theatres selects new chair

29 Oct 2015

Chair of King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust BOB KERSLAKE is to take over from NEIL ADLEMAN as Chair of the Board at Sheffield Theatres in December.

CFCCA appoints four new trustees

Appointments to board
29 Oct 2015

The Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (CFCCA) has appointed the former head of the Scottish Arts Council, TESSA JACKSON, to its board, alongside ALLAN WALKER, NATHALIE CACHET-GAUJARD

First Artistic Director appointed for National Youth Folk Ensemble

Sam Sweeney
29 Oct 2015

SAM SWEENEY, fiddle player and BBC Radio 2 Folk Musician Of The Year, is to be the inaugural Artistic Director of the English Folk Dance and Song Society’s new National Youth Folk Ensemble

Rob Bowman to be Director of Programme at Arnolfini

29 Oct 2015

Bristol’s Arnolfini has appointed ROB BOWMAN as Director of Programme. He will leave his role as Head of Programmes and Production at Artangel to take up the new post in mid-November.

My Gurus – Lorna Hosler

Photo of Lorna Hosler
29 Oct 2015

Lorna Hosler tells us about the people and experiences that helped her on her way to becoming Executive Director of Clod Ensemble.

The Space appoints CEO and Creative Director

22 Oct 2015

Producer FIONA MORRIS, Head of Arts & History at Leopard Films, is to join The Space as its Chief Executive and Creative Director from January 2016.

David Brownlee’s successor appointed at UK Theatre

22 Oct 2015

CASSIE CHADDERTON, currently Director of Media and Stakeholder Relations at Arts Council England, is to take over from DAVID BROWNLEE in the revised role of Head of UK Theatre and Membership Development at UK Thea


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