Swindon Dance founder to step down

15 Oct 2015

After 36 years leading the organisation, MARIE McCLUSKEY is to leave Swindon Dance and retire in January 2016. 

Roy McEwan to leave Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Roy McEwan
15 Oct 2015

ROY McEWAN is to step down from his role as Chief Executive of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and retire in Summer 2016, coinciding with the end of the Orchestra’s 42nd Season.

Lyric Hammersmith appoint new Chairman

Sir William Atkinson
15 Oct 2015

SIR WILLIAM ATKINSON has been appointed Chairman of the Lyric Hammersmith’s board, succeeding KEVIN MCGRATH, who is to leave after four years in the role.

New additions to board of Scottish Ballet

15 Oct 2015

Two new Non-Executive Directors, KEITH RUDDOCK and JANN BROWN, have been appointed to Scottish Ballet’s Board of Directors, bringing their respective experience as legal counsel and a Chartered Accountant.

New Executive Director for The Other Way Works

Mary Helen Young
15 Oct 2015

The Other Way Works has appointed MARY HELEN YOUNG as its Executive Director. She joins after having worked as a consultant on Creative Europe, and as Information Officer for the UK Cultural Contact Point.

Tim Davie appointed to Tate’s Board of Trustees

15 Oct 2015

Chief Executive of BBC Worldwide and Chair of Comic Relief TIM DAVIE has been appointed by the Prime Minister to the Board of Trustees for Tate.

My Gurus – Sharon Watson

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14 Oct 2015

Phoenix Dance Theatre’s Sharon Watson tells us about the people who have guided and inspired her pioneering career.

New Director for Artrix

Hannah Phillips
08 Oct 2015

HANNAH PHILLIPS has been appointed as the new Director of Artrix. She will leave her role as Deputy Director at the Birmingham School of Acting later this year.

Kazzum appoints new Artistic Director

Heidi Vaughan
08 Oct 2015

Formerly Artistic Director at Dot & Ethel theatre company, HEIDI VAUGHAN is to join Kazzum as its new Artistic Director.

Stephen Sunnucks to join Turner Contemporary

Stephen Sunnocks
08 Oct 2015

Turner Contemporary gallery has selected STEPHEN SUNNUCKS to chair the organisation, following JOHN KAMPFNER’S departure to lead the Creative Industries Federation.

Artistic Director at Stellar Quines to step down

08 Oct 2015

Long-serving MURIEL ROMANES is to step down as Artistic Director of the Stellar Quines Theatre Company in April 2016, after 22 years with the organisation.

Royal Academy of Arts appoints new Head of Collections

Maurice Davies
08 Oct 2015

MAURICE DAVIES, recently a partner at the Museum Consultancy, has been appointed as the new Head of Collections at the Royal Academy of Arts, following the departure of NICK SAVAGE.

University of Leeds seals arts partnership with gallery

John Holden
08 Oct 2015

The Hepworth Gallery Wakefield’s trustee JOHN HOLDEN has been named Visiting Professor at Leeds University’s School of Fine Art, cementing an arts partnership between the two organisations.

Beyond the Border Storytelling Festival appoints Festival Coordinator

08 Oct 2015

Beyond the Border – the Welsh international storytelling festival – has appointed AMY MORGAN as its festival coordinator. She will combine the role with her current work with the Sherman Theatre and Hay Festival.

Leadership restructure at Derby Theatre

Sarah Brigham CEO
08 Oct 2015

Following a full business review, current Artistic Director of Derby Theatre, SARAH BRIGHAM, is to take on the additional role of Chief Executive.

English National Ballet Executive Director to step down

08 Oct 2015

English National Ballet has announced that its Executive Director, CAROLINE THOMSON, is to leave her role by April 2016. She will then join the Board.

New role for Richard Robinson

08 Oct 2015

RICHARD ROBINSON, previously at the Olympic Park charity The Legacy List, is to join Help Musicians UK as Chief Executive.

If I were 22 - Alan Lane

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07 Oct 2015

Slung Low’s irreverent artistic director, Alan Lane, offers up some practical advice for the newly emerging professional.

If I were 22 - Tom Bellerby

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05 Oct 2015

Tom Bellerby takes a moment out of his day as Youth Theatre Director at Hull Truck Theatre to share the advice he would give to his younger self.

Snapshot - Clare Lilley

Photo of Clare Lilley
02 Oct 2015

Director of Programme at Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Clare Lilley, gives an insight into her work with sculptures, Ai Weiwei and beautiful scenery.


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