Changes to ArtsProfessional editorial team

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04 Jun 2018

After more than six years at ArtsProfessional, most recently as Editor, FRANCES RICHENS will be leaving the organisation in July. She joins Manchester-based theatre company Quarantine as Communications and Development Manager.

New Artistic Director & Chief Executive at Ludus Dance

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01 Jun 2018

ANTHONY BRIGGS, who joined Ludus Dance in 2012 as a Dance Development Artist, has been appointed as the organisation’s new Artistic Director & Chief Executive as it joins Arts Council England’s National Portfolio.

New leadership model at the Mitchell Arts Centre

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01 Jun 2018

A restructure will see four part-time Artistic Directors work alongside General Manager HARRIET JACKSON at the Mitchell Arts Centre.

Top-level changes at ACAVA

01 Jun 2018

Arts Council England’s TOM HOLLEY, a Relationship Manager in the national funder’s Visual Arts team, has been appointed Chief Executive of the Association for Cultural Advancement through Visual Art (ACAVA).

Creative Industries Federation welcomes new board member

Jefferson Hack
01 Jun 2018

JEFFERSON HACK, CEO and Co-founder of Dazed Media, which owns titles including AnOther Magazine and Another Man, has joined the board of the Creative Industries Federation.

My Gurus - Leah Black

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31 May 2018

WHALE Arts’ Leah Black explains how her career has been shaped by artists with a strong business understanding and her precious Clore notebook.

BSL Director Trainee appointed at Macrobert Arts Centre

Petre Dobre
25 May 2018

Scotland’s first British Sign Language Director Trainee will be PETRE DOBRE.

Rosewell to leave ETO

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25 May 2018

English Touring Opera's Music Director, MICHAEL ROSEWELL, will be stepping down at the end of 2018.

Calvert leaves to join Brunswick Arts

25 May 2018

CHRIS CALVERT is leaving his role as Senior Press Officer (Culture, Communities, Education & Health) in the Mayor of London's Press Office. He will take up a new role at Brunswick Arts in June.

Board appointments at A&B Scotland

Arts and Business
25 May 2018

Arts & Business Scotland has appointed four new Trustees to its management board.

Help Musicians UK consolidates in Scotland

25 May 2018

SUZANNE MILLER is joining Help Musicians UK as Development Manager at its newly established Scotland office. She was previously Head of Engagement at Cultural Enterprise Scotland.

Coventry City of Culture appoints Sutherland

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18 May 2018

MARTIN SUTHERLAND, Chief Executive of Northamptonshire Arts Management Trust – which manages Royal & Derngate, Errol Flynn Filmhouse and The Core at Corby Cube – has joined the Coventry City of Culture Trust as Executive Direc

Structural developments at imitating the dog

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18 May 2018

Touring theatre company imitating the dog has appointed arts administrator and freelance producer JULIE BROWN as its first Executive Director, as it joins Arts Council England’s national portfolio for the first time.

Leadership changes at Exeter Northcott

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18 May 2018

Following a period as Artistic Director and Joint CEO at the Mercury Theatre in Colchester, DANIEL BUCKROYD has been appointed to lead the Exeter Northcott Theatre. He will take up post in the Autumn.

Hale joins RWCMD board

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18 May 2018

The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama has appointed NATASHA HALE, Founder of the Welsh Music Foundation, to its Board of Directors.

Clean Break announces new leadership team

18 May 2018

RÓISÍN MCBRINN, who has been with Clean Break theatre company since 2016 as Head of Artistic Programme, and ANNA HERRMANN, Head of Education at the organisation since 2002, have become Joint Artistic Directors of

New role for Joe Shellard

18 May 2018

Formerly Lead Consultant at Purple Seven, JOE SHELLARD has taken up a new role as Marketing Manager at Wycombe Swan.

New Director at National Museums Liverpool

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18 May 2018

Currently Head of Culture for Bristol City Council, LAURA PYE will join National Museums Liverpool as Director from August 2018.

New trustees at Donmar Warehouse

18 May 2018

London’s Donmar Warehouse has appointed four new trustees: SIMON DINGEMANS, Chief Financial Officer of GlaxoSmithKline; MARTHA LANE FOX, Founder and Executive Chair of Doteveryone; MONISHA SHAH, C

Cowan leaves Dovecot

18 May 2018

LIZZIE COWAN, Marketing & Communications Manager at Edinburgh’s Dovecot Studios, is leaving the organisation after four years in post.


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