Starr to chair The Yard

Photo of Nick Starr
31 Aug 2018

Former Executive Director of the National Theatre and co-founder of The Bridge Theatre, NICK STARR, has become Chair of the board at The Yard Theatre.

Hall to leave Hampstead Theatre

Photo of Edward Hall
24 Aug 2018

EDWARD HALL will be stepping down as Artistic Director and Joint Chief Executive of Hampstead Theatre in the spring of 2019 after 10 years at the helm.

Meierjohann charts new course

24 Aug 2018

HOME’s Artistic Director, WALTER MEIERJOHANN, who played a central role in the development of the overall artistic policy for the organisation ahead of the building’s opening in May 2015, has announced he will be leaving HOME in t

Mercury Theatre appoints joint Deputy Executive Directors

Photo of Katy Griffiths and Deborah Sawyerr
24 Aug 2018

KATY GRIFFITHS, former Director of the Corn Exchange Newbury, and DEBORAH SAWYERR, former Executive Director for Theatre Royal Stratford East, will jointly take on the role of Deputy Executive Director at the Merc

Davies joins Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

Photo of Louisa Davies
24 Aug 2018

Events Manager at the Royal Shakespeare Company since 2015, and previously Producer at Midlands Arts Centre, LOUISA DAVIES has been appointed as The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust’s first Head of Creative Programme.

Casting changes at Donmar

24 Aug 2018

Currently a freelance Casting Director, ANNA COOPER will become the new Casting Director at Donmar Warehouse from September.

New role for Peter Barker

Photo of Peter Barker
24 Aug 2018

PETER BARKER, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, has been appointed as Plymouth College of Art’s new Head of School, Design + Communication.

Sanders to lead Trinity Arts Centre

Photo of Craig Sanders
17 Aug 2018

Theatre director CRAIG SANDERS, whose work has been performed at the Lichfield Garrick, HOME and Buxton Opera House, has been appointed Manager of Trinity Arts Centre in Gainsborough.

New role for Papadimitriou

Photo of Irini Papadimitriou
17 Aug 2018

FutureEverything has appointed IRINI PAPADIMITRIOU, currently Digital Programmes Manager at the V&A and Head of New Media Arts for Watermans, as its new Creative Director.

Kilvington to move on

17 Aug 2018

After five years in post, JUDITH KILVINGTON is to step down as Executive Director and joint Chief Executive of the Citizens Theatre in Glasgow at the end of the year.

Langridge joins Glyndebourne

Stephen Langridge
10 Aug 2018

STEPHEN LANGRIDGE, Director for Opera and Drama at Gothenburg Opera in Sweden for the past five years, has been appointed Artistic Director of Glyndebourne.

New Deputy Director for Bristol Cultural Development Partnership

Naomi Miller
10 Aug 2018

NAOMI MILLER will be Deputy Director of Bristol Cultural Development Partnership from November.

Leathem takes over as BAPAM Chair

Photo of Peter Leathem
09 Aug 2018

PETER LEATHEM, CEO at PPL, the licencing body for recorded music, has been named as the new chairman at specialist healthcare charity the British Association for Performing Arts Medicine (BAPAM).

Music Venue Trust appoints new trustees

L - R Ellie Rowsell, Sarah Thirtle, Bengi Unsal
09 Aug 2018

BENGI UNSAL, Senior Contemporary Music Programmer at Southbank Centre, and musician ELLIE ROWSELL from alternative rock band Wolf Alice, have joined the Board at Music Venue Trust.

Leadership changes at Watershed

Miriam Randall (L) and Clare Reddington (R)
03 Aug 2018

CLARE REDDINGTON has taken over as CEO of Watershed, leading alongside Executive Director MIRIAM RANDALL.

Sheffield joins FEI

03 Aug 2018

FEI, the UK based international cultural consultancy, has announced that GRAHAM SHEFFIELD, until recently global Director Arts at the British Council, will join the agency as an Associate Director to undertake consulting projects.

New interim Executive Director for Spare Tyre

Louise Coles
03 Aug 2018

Consultant and producer LOUISE COLES is to become interim Executive Director (part time) at Spare Tyre. Her experience includes working as Executive Director at The Blue Room Theatre and as Chief Executive of The Actors Centre.

Senior Leadership changes at the British Council

03 Aug 2018

The British Council has made three new appointments to the senior Arts Leadership team. GREGORY NASH has taken up the role of Creative Director and CAROLINE MEABY becomes Director, Arts Network.

New General Manager at Outside Edge

03 Aug 2018

RICARDO DE LACERDA FERREIRA will become the new General Manager of Outside Edge Theatre Company, the UK’s only theatre company focused on addiction.

Bence returns to Equity

03 Aug 2018

CHARLOTTE BENCE returns to Equity as low pay/no pay organiser. Bence is a former student scheme coordinator for the union, and returns to Equity having recently worked at Unite, overseeing workers in the hospitality sector.


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