Carole Souter to step down as Chief Executive of Heritage Lottery Fund

01 Oct 2015

CAROLE SOUTER is to leave her role as Chief Executive of the Heritage Lottery Fund / National Heritage Memorial Fund next spring to take on personal projects.

Charles Dickens Museum appoints new Director

01 Oct 2015

Leaving her role as Chief Executive and Executive Producer with Scottish Ballet, DR CINDY SUGHRUE OBE is to join the Charles Dickens Museum as its new Director.

New role for Kneehigh Chief Executive

01 Oct 2015

PAUL CREWES, Kneehigh’s Chief Executive and Executive Producer, is to become the new Artistic Director at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Los Angeles next spring.

People Dancing bring in first Marketing and Communications Manager

01 Oct 2015

The participatory dance organisation, People Dancing, has appointed its first ever Marketing and Communications Manager, JEREMY WATERFIELD, formerly of East Midlands Arts.

Three Choirs Festival CEO to lead National Children’s Orchestra

01 Oct 2015

Chief Executive of the Three Choirs Festival Association DOMINIC JEWEL is to become Managing Director of the National Children’s Orchestra from early 2016.

Oldham Coliseum appoints new Associate Director

01 Oct 2015

CHRIS LAWSON has joined Oldham Coliseum as the new Associate Director, having recently directed a performance of Oedipus at the Almeida, London.

General Director David Pickard to leave Glyndebourne

01 Oct 2015

After 14 years at the helm, having worked to widen audiences by streaming online and into cinemas, DAVID PICKARD is set to leave his role as General Director of Glyndebourne.

New Music Director and Conductor Laureate at Welsh National Opera

01 Oct 2015

Czech conductor TOMAS HANUS is to become Music Director at Welsh National Opera from autumn 2016, following a career of conducting symphonies internationally.

Shobana Jeyasingh Dance appoints Executive Director

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24 Sep 2015

AMANDA SKOOG, who has been Managing Director of the Royal New Zealand Ballet since 2006, joins Shobana Jeyasingh Dance as Executive Director.

LIFT’s Mark Ball to join Arts Council England

24 Sep 2015

London Festival of Theatre’s MARK BALL is to work alongside SIMON MELLOR at Arts Council England in a part-time, temporary capacity as the Executive Director, Arts and Culture,

Melaneia Warwick to lead ArtsWork Alliance

24 Sep 2015

ArtsWork Alliance, the new participatory arts network representing 24,000 artists, is to be led by the Cardiff-based specialist in participatory arts MELANEIA WARWICK

Museums Galleries Scotland appoints Head of Strategic Marketing

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24 Sep 2015

JACQUELINE HAY has joined the National Development Body for Scotland’s museums and galleries as Head of Strategic Marketing, having previously worked as a Marketing Planning Manager at Velux.

Changes to Board at Shakespeare’s Globe

24 Sep 2015

Previously Deputy Chair of Shakespeare’s Globe, LORD BICHARD OF NAILSWORTH has been elected Chair of the Board.

New Chair for Phoenix Dance Theatre

24 Sep 2015

Managing Director of CidaCo KEITH EVANS has been appointed as Chair of the Board of Trustees of Phoenix Dance Theatre.

Orchestra of the Swan team expands

24 Sep 2015

DEBBIE LIGGINS has been appointed as Business Development Director at Orchestra of the Swan, leaving her role at the Three Choirs Festival.

PPL Director of Performer Affairs steps down

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24 Sep 2015

After nine years in the role, KEITH HARRIS, Director of Performer Affairs at PPL, is to step down and work with the company on a consultancy basis.

New Musical Director for Plymouth Palace

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24 Sep 2015

MLA Music’s MARCUS ALLEYNE is to become the Director of Music at The Palace Theatre in Plymouth.

The snapshot – Susan Whiddington

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22 Sep 2015

What’s it like to run a theatre education charity? Susan Whiddington gives a peek into her life as Director of Mousetrap Theatre Projects.

Leadership team confirmed at ENO

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21 Sep 2015

DR HARRY BRÜNJES, who has been acting Chairman of English National Opera (ENO) since its former chairman, MARTYN ROSE, steppe

If I were 22 – Elizabeth Newman

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21 Sep 2015

Now Artistic Director of Octagon Theatre, Bolton, Elizabeth Newman reveals what advice she’d give to her younger self.


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