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

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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

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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

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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.

Young Vic appoints new Director

28 Sep 2017

KWAME KWEI-ARMAH, the outgoing Artistic Director of Baltimore Center Stage, is to become Director of the Young Vic from 2018. He will succeed DAVID LAN, who steps down after 18 years in the role.

ENO Chief Executive to step down

28 Sep 2017

CRESSIDA POLLOCK, who joined English National Opera (ENO) in March 2015 and steered the organisation through

Creative Scotland appoints new diversity chief

28 Sep 2017

MILICA MILOSEVIC-ROBSON, who has held roles as Senior Relationship Manager for Diversity and Music at Arts Council England and Head of Lottery at the London Regional Arts Board, is to become the new Head of Equalities, Diversity a

Olivia Brown promoted at WildKat PR

28 Sep 2017

Previously Head of Creative Strategy & Marketing, OLIVIA BROWN has taken up the role of Director, London Office at WildKat PR.

New Communications Officer at Wales Millennium Centre

28 Sep 2017

Rhian Richards has become the new Communications Officer at Wales Millennium Centre.

Job Ladder – Barney Hare Duke

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27 Sep 2017

As he opens the fifth British Ceramics Biennial, Barney Hare Duke tells us about his career, which started in the pottery studio.

New Director of Development at Southbank Centre

Alix Wooding
21 Sep 2017

Formerly Assistant Director of Engagement at Anthony Nolan, and Head of Corporate Partnerships at Macmillan Cancer Support, ALIX WOODING is to become Director of Development at Southbank Centre from November.

ACE Director of Libraries to retire

21 Sep 2017

After four years as Director of Libraries at Arts Council England, and a 37-year career in the sector, BRIAN ASHELY has decided to retire.

Michael Earley steps down

21 Sep 2017

Principal and Chief Executive of Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance, MICHAEL EARLEY, has retired.

My Gurus – David Bintley

Photo of David Bintley in rehearsal with two dancers
21 Sep 2017

Birmingham Royal Ballet’s David Bintley remembers Frederick Ashton and others who have shaped and guided his career. 

New Director for Oriel Davies

Photo of Steffan Jones-Hughes
14 Sep 2017

Artist and curator STEFFAN JONES-HUGHES will join Oriel Davies gallery as Director in November.

Millard joins the Creative Industries Federation

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14 Sep 2017

Journalist, broadcaster, cultural commentator and author ROSIE MILLARD, who is currently chair of Hull UK City of Culture 2017, has been appointed Deputy CEO of the Creative Industries Federation.

Sillars joins The Henry Moore Foundation

14 Sep 2017

LAURENCE SILLARS, Chief Curator at BALTIC since 2009, has been appointed to the new post of Head of Exhibitions at The Henry Moore Foundation’s Leeds venue.


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