My Gurus: Clare Callan

Clare Callan
02 Mar 2021

The most inspiring people are those who prioritise care, curiosity and collaboration.

Familiar faces join RSC’s board

Clockwise starting from the top left: Amanda Parker, Andrew Miller, Winsome Pinnock, Ayanna Thompson and Justine Themen.
25 Feb 2021

Five new trustees have joined the Royal Shakespeare Company’s board: AMANDA PARKER, former Editor at ArtsProfessional and Founder and Director of Inc Arts UK;

The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama announces Principal

JOSETTE BUSHELL-MINGO
25 Feb 2021

JOSETTE BUSHELL-MINGO OBE is joining The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama as its new Principal.

Camden People’s Theatre appoints General Manager

Emma Groome
25 Feb 2021

Former Line Producer at the Boulevard Theatre EMMA GROOME has joined Camden People’s Theatre as its General Manager.

Denton departs Southbank

Chris Denton
25 Feb 2021

CHRIS DENTON is leaving his post as Executive Director of Audiences at London's Southbank Centre to join St Martin-in-the-Fields Ltd, the arts and commercial arm of St Martin's Church on Trafalgar Square, as its new Chief Executiv

Richards joins the BFI

Tim Richards
25 Feb 2021

Founder of Vue International TIM RICHARDS has been appointed Chair of the British Film Institute. He has developed extensive international experience in all major markets globally.

WNO departure

MATT CARWARDINE-PALMER
25 Feb 2021

After four and a half years as Director of Marketing and Sales, MATT CARWARDINE-PALMER is leaving Welsh National Opera in March.

New trustees at Musical Theatre Network

25 Feb 2021

The Musical Theatre Network has announced three new board members: composer, writer and director FELIX CROSS MBE; commercial solicitor RAJ SHAH; and arts consultant FIONA MALLIN-ROBERTSON

Theatre’s power lies in its people

Liam Evans Ford
24 Feb 2021

For Liam Ford Evans, a career in theatre has highlighted what matters most: energy, experience and everyone else.

Chineke! Foundation announces new leadership

Ije Nwokorie
19 Feb 2021

Senior Director at Apple IJE NWOKORIE has joined the Chineke! Foundation as its new Chair of the Board of Trustees. He was previously the CEO of global branding firm Wolff Olins.

Pentabus appoints new Artistic Director

Elle While
19 Feb 2021

Pentabus has announced ELLE WHILE as its new Artistic Director. She is an Associate Artist at Shakespeare’s Globe, where she directed The Merry Wives of Windsor, As You Like It and Hamlet.

New trustees at Royal & Derngate

Jane Bunce, Tayna Moore and Samuel Munday-Webb
19 Feb 2021

Three new trustees have joined Royal & Derngate: JANE BUNCE, who worked for the University of Northampton in a number of senior roles, including Director of Student and Academic Services and Academic Project Manager; T

Copeland joins Fighting Words Northern Ireland

Hilary Copeland
19 Feb 2021

HILARY COPELAND has been appointed Director of Fighting Words Northern Ireland. She joins from the Irish Writers Centre, Dublin, where she was Acting Director.

Wakefield Theatre Trust appoints four new trustees

Nigel Brook, Darren Johnson, Brandon Robinson-Connolly and Daniel McCormack
19 Feb 2021

Wakefield Theatre Trust, the owner and operator of Theatre Royal Wakefield, has appointed four new trustees to the Board of Directors: NIGEL BROOK, former Assistant Chief Officer at West Yorkshire Police; DARREN JOHNSON

New Artistic Director at Open School East

Polly Brannan
19 Feb 2021

POLLY BRANNAN is joining Open School East as its new Artistic Director.

Trustee joins Hearts & Minds

Jack webb
19 Feb 2021

Choreographer, dancer and director JACK WEBB has joined Hearts & Minds as its newest trustee.

Principal appointed at new stage and screen production academy

Steve Ball beside a lighting rig
12 Feb 2021

DR STEVE BALL has been announced as Principal of BOA Stage & Screen Production, a new 16-19 academy specialising in film, TV, online and theatre production, opening in Birmingham in September 2021.

Pidgeon to join Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

Head and shoulders of James Pidgeon
12 Feb 2021

Currently Director of Shoreditch Town Hall, JAMES PIDGEON will be the new Executive Director and Joint Chief Executive at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre.

Read leaves Kings Place for National Concert Hall Ireland

Head and shoulders of Robert Read
12 Feb 2021

ROBERT READ, formerly Managing Director of the performance and conference centre Kings Place, London, has taken up the role of CEO at National Concert Hall Ireland, Dublin’s music and entertainment venue.  

Change of leadership at Live Music Now

Janet Fischer (left) and Nina Swann
12 Feb 2021

JANET FISCHER has been appointed to the new role of Chief Executive at the music charity Live Music Now.

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