Janet Archer leaves Creative Scotland

20 Jul 2018

Chief Executive JANET ARCHER has left Creative Scotland after five years in post. Archer’s former deputy IAIN MUNRO will assume leadership of the organisation as Acting Chief Executive and Accountable Officer until a successor is found.

Leckie joins Spike Island

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20 Jul 2018

Curator and Head of Programmes at Gasworks in London since 2011, ROBERT LECKIE has been selected as the new Director of Spike Island in Bristol. He will take up the role in the autumn.

Leadership changes at Theatr Iolo

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20 Jul 2018

As the organisation enters its 30th year, Theatr Iolo has appointed LEE LYFORD as Artistic Director and MICHELLE PEREZ as General Manager.

New role for Hurst

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20 Jul 2018

The Box, Plymouth, the major redevelopment transforming Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery into a cultural and heritage venue, has appointed NIGEL HURST as Head of Contemporary Arts.

Carboard Citizens make board appointment

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20 Jul 2018

Theatre Director MATTHEW XIA has become Trustees at theatre company Cardboard Citizens. He is a founding member of Act for Change, a trustee for Artistic Directors of the Future and an ambassador for Creative Futures.

Brundle to chair STAR

20 Jul 2018

RICHARD BRUNDLE, formerly Managing Director of the ticket agency Edwards and Edwards has been appointed as Chairman of the Society of Ticket Agency and Retailers (STAR).

Comms team change at Hull Truck

20 Jul 2018

ALINA CRETU has been appointed as Hull Truck Theatre’s new Press and Digital Communications Officer. She joins after three years at a contemporary auction house in Bucharest, Romania.

Job Ladder – An-Ting Chang

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19 Jul 2018

The Artistic Director and CEO of Chinese Arts Now, one of Arts Council England’s new National Portfolio Organisations, explains how she reached her position.

Lang to lead Theatre Royal Stratford East

12 Jul 2018

ELEANOR LANG has been appointed as Executive Director of London’s Theatre Royal Stratford East. Lang, who will take up the post on 1 October, joins from the Cheek by Jowl theatre company, where she is also Executive Director.

Hebron departs London Arts in Health Forum

Damian Hebron
12 Jul 2018

DAMIAN HEBRON, Director of the London Arts in Health Forum (LAHF) for the past 15 years, will leave the organisation in the autumn to take up a new role in Nesta’s Health Lab.

Bell joins Gate Theatre

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12 Jul 2018

The Gate Theatre in London has appointed LISE BELL as Executive Director.

Jones to edit CultureHive

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12 Jul 2018

CAROL JONES has been appointed as editor of CultureHive, the Arts Marketing Association’s (AMA) online resource library. She was formerly Head of Consultancy in Wales for The Audience Agency.

McTaggart moves to Chelsea

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12 Jul 2018

JOSHUA MCTAGGART has been appointed as Artistic Director and CEO of London’s Chelsea Theatre. He will step down from his current role as Artistic Director of the Bunker Theatre in September. 

D’Amore joins PMLL

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12 Jul 2018

ABIGAIL D’AMORE, former Chief Executive of Musical Futures, has been appointed as External Director to the board of Printed Music Licensing Limited (PMLL).

Sport England appoints dance trustee

Rashmi Becker
12 Jul 2018

RASHMI BECKER, Founding Director of inclusive dance company Step Change Studios, has been appointed to the Sport England board for a 3-year term.

New Perspectives for Birch

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12 Jul 2018

New Perspectives Theatre Company, based in the East Midlands, has appointed NEALE BIRCH as a part-time Producer. From 2009 to 2017, Birch was Associate Producer at the Touring Consortium Theatre Company. 

Britten Sinfonietta appoints new comms chief

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12 Jul 2018

Britten Sinfonietta has appointed ALICE WALTON to the new role of Communications Director.

New role for Orla O’Loughlin

06 Jul 2018

Artistic Director and Chief Executive of Edinburgh’s Traverse Theatre, ORLA O’LOUGHLIN, has been appointed as Vice Principal and Director of Drama at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London.

BAE chief joins English National Ballet

06 Jul 2018

The new Chair of English National Ballet’s board of trustees is SIR ROGER CARR, who is also Chair of BAE Systems, the arms manufacturer that

Atkinson to move on

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06 Jul 2018

After 12 years of leadership, Artistic Director and CEO of HighTide theatre company STEVEN ATKINSON is moving on.


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