Pursued by a Bear selects Artistic Director

Rosamunde Hutt
19 Oct 2017

Former Associate Artistic Director of the Unicorn Theatre, ROSAMUNDE HUTT has been appointed Artistic Director of Pursued by a Bear.

New Associate Director at Execucare

19 Oct 2017

LAURA SEARS, most recently Head of Corporate Partnerships at the V&A, has been appointed Associate Director of Execucare.

Alistair Hudson to lead Whitworth and Manchester Art Gallery

12 Oct 2017

Currently Director of the Middlesbrough Museum of Modern Art, ALISTAIR HUDSON has been selected as Director of Manchester Art Gallery and the Whitworth.

New role for Amy Smith

Photo of Amy Smith
12 Oct 2017

AMY SMITH, currently General Manager at Spare Tyre, will move to the Unicorn as their General Manager in the New Year.

Really Useful Theatres Group hires Jules Arnott

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12 Oct 2017

JULES ARNOTT is joining Really Useful Theatres Group in the newly created role of Marketing & Communications Director. She joins from The O2, where she held a similar post.

Arts & Business NI appoints new chair

Joanne Stuart and Martin Bradley
12 Oct 2017

MARTIN BRADLEY has become Chair of Arts & Business NI, following two years as a Director on the board. He takes over from JOANNE STUART, who spent six years in the role.

New trustees at Foundling Museum

12 Oct 2017

PERDITA HUNT, former Director of Watts Gallery Trust, and RONALD GOULD, current Chairman of Compliance Science Europe, have been appointed to the Foundling Museum’s Board.

Leadership change at Norfolk and Norwich Festival

Photo of Daniel Brine
05 Oct 2017

Currently Artistic Director and Chief Executive Officer at Cambridge Junction, DANIEL BRINE will succeed WILLIAM GALINSKY as Festival Director at Norfolk & Norwich Festival.

Moray culture boosted by appointment of Coordinator

Photo of Sandra Morrison
05 Oct 2017

SANDRA MORRISON is to become the new post-holder for the ‘Moray Place Partnership’, a joint arts and culture development project between Creative Scotland and Highlands and Islands Enterprise.

Interim Artistic Director appointed at DanceXchange

Lucie Mirkova
05 Oct 2017

Following the departure of DAVID MASSINGHAM in August, LUCIE MIRKOVA has taken up the role of Interim Artistic Director at DanceXchange.

Oxford arts centre selects Co-Directors

Photo of John Hoggarth and Ria Parry
05 Oct 2017

JOHN HOGGARTH and RIA PARRY are to join Oxford-based North Wall Arts Centre as Co-Directors in November.

Lloyd Coleman to become Associate Music Director at Paraorchestra

Lloyd Coleman
05 Oct 2017

A founder member of The British Paraorchestra, LLOYD COLEMAN has become the organisation’s first full-time Associate Director.

Caroline Miller to leave Orlando Ballet

05 Oct 2017

After 16 months in post, CAROLINE MILLER – former Director of Dance UK – is to step down as Executive Director of Orlando Ballet due to

New Chair at Hofesh Shechter

05 Oct 2017

GERARD LEMOS, current chairman of Payments UK, and previously Chair and Deputy Chair of the British Council, has succeeded ROBIN WOODHEAD as Chair of the Board at Hofesh Shechter Company.

New Dublin Fringe Festival Director

05 Oct 2017

RUTH MCGOWAN, Programme Manager of Dublin Fringe Festival since 2015, has been promoted to Festival Director and will take up the role in November.

New role for Jagla

Photo of Debbie Jagla
05 Oct 2017

Orchestra of the Swan has announced DEBBIE JAGLA as its new Managing Director, supporting Founder, Artistic Director and Principal Conductor DAVID CURTIS.

My Gurus – Stella Kanu

Photo of Stella Kanu
05 Oct 2017

Stella Kanu of Ovalhouse reflects on the institutions, lofty ideals and ninja-like women who have shaped and guided her career. 

If I were 22: Lucia Masundire

Photo of Lucia Masundire
02 Oct 2017

If Lucia Masundire were 22 again and looking to further her career, she’d become a trustee and consider running off to join the circus.

Frances Richens becomes Editor of ArtsProfessional

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02 Oct 2017

Formerly Deputy Editor of ArtsProfessional, FRANCES RICHENS has been promoted to Editor. She replaces LIZ HILL, who moves into the role of Consultant Editor.

ACE Head of Theatre seconded to Theatre Royal Stratford East

28 Sep 2017

NEIL DARLISON, Head of Theatre at Arts Council England, is to join Theatre Royal Stratford East on a part-time secondment as Co-Chief Executive from November.


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