Phillips joins Worcester Arts Workshop

22 Jun 2018

HANNAH PHILLIPS has been appointed to the newly-formed role of Director of Transformation at Worcester Arts Workshop.

Changes at the Ticket Factory

22 Jun 2018

Consumer Sales and Marketing Director for The Ticket Factory CHRIS PILE has been promoted to the role of Commercial Director.

RSNO Chief Executive to move stateside

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22 Jun 2018

KRISHNA THIAGARAJAN will take up a new appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Seattle Symphony in America, leaving his role as Chief Executive of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra in September.

New Head of Communication for Arts Council of Wales

22 Jun 2018

Following a year as Chief Executive of grant-making charity Hanfod Cymru, and more than a decade at the BBC, SIÔN

Dobson to leave Manchester’s Royal Exchange

15 Jun 2018

Less than two years after taking up a post as Executive Director of Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre, MARK DOBSON has announced he will be stepping down to “pursue other interests”.

First in-house Producer at Assembly Hall Theatre

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15 Jun 2018

CAROLE WINTER, who set up and ran the education departments for both the National Theatre and the English Shakespeare Company, has been appointed the first ever in-house producer at Tunbridge Wells’ Assembly Hall Theatre.

Changes at Tron Theatre

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15 Jun 2018

Currently General Manager and Head of Operations at Summerhall in Edinburgh, SAM GOUGH will join Glasgow’s Tron Theatre as Executive Director in September. He replaces LESLEY RENTON.

Bartrip retires

15 Jun 2018

MIRELLA BARTRIP, Trinity Laban’s Director of Dance, is retiring at the end of the year after 36 years with the London conservatoire.

New role for Jon Pratty

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15 Jun 2018

Digital producer JON PRATTY, formerly Relationship Manager for Digital and the Creative Economy at Arts Council England, has been appointed as the new Chair for the National Disability Arts Collection and Archive.

Towler joins Music in the Round

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15 Jun 2018

Most recently Executive Director of Candoco Dance Company, and previously Executive Director of Protein Dance, JO TOWLER has been appointed as the new Executive Director of Sheffield-based promoter Music in the Round.

Abbott becomes Executive Director of 2Faced Dance

15 Jun 2018

IAN ABBOTT, an independent writer and producer who has worked with 2Faced Dance in a freelance capacity for the past year, has been appointed as the Hereford-based organisation’s Executive Director.

Lady Hurt to lead Holt Festival

15 Jun 2018

Pro-Chancellor of Norwich University ANWEN HURT will be Holt Festival’s new permanent Artistic Director from 2019 onwards.

Kington moves over to ROH

15 Jun 2018

After two and a half years as Head of Press at the National Theatre, VICKY KINGTON has accepted a new role as Head of Communications at the Royal Opera House.

New Festival Director for Oxford Festival of Arts

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15 Jun 2018

The former Artistic Director of the Royal Northern College of Music, MICHELLE CASTELLETTI has taken up the role of Festival Director for Oxford Festival of the Arts.

New Chair for North Edinburgh Arts

15 Jun 2018

The new Chair of North Edinburgh Arts is LESLEY HINDS, who is currently Chair of Edinburgh Community Solar Co-operative and a board member of One City Trust.

Longhurst replaces Rourke

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08 Jun 2018

London’s Donmar Warehouse has appointed MICHAEL LONGHURST as its new Artistic Director.

Baker to step down

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08 Jun 2018

JOANNA BAKER will step down as Managing Director of Edinburgh International Festival at the end of the year. She joined the organisation in 1992 as Marketing and Public Affairs Director and became Managing Director in 2006.

Newman to move on

Elizabeth Newman
08 Jun 2018

After eight years at the Octagon Theatre Bolton, and three years as Artistic Director, ELIZABETH NEWMAN will move on to a new role as Artistic Director of Pitlochry Festival Theatre in September.

Leadership changes at Outside Edge

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08 Jun 2018

Outside Edge Theatre Company, billed as the UK’s only theatre company focused on addiction, has appointed actor and director MATT STEINBERG as its new Artistic Director and CEO.

Audience Agency appoints new Chair

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08 Jun 2018

Media and arts expert MATT LOCKE, who has led innovation projects at the BBC and Channel 4, has been appointed Chair of The Audience Agency.

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