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DR GREG PARSTON is to be the Dartington Hall Trust’s new Chair for a three-year term, following his seven-month role as Executive Chair. In addition, GEETIE SINGH has been appointed to the board.
As she joins Stagetext, Melanie Sharpe looks back on those who have inspired her career.
“When you gonna love you as much as I do?” Artist Terence Wilde offers some gentle guidance for himself at 22.
DR PHIL GEORGE, the co-founder and Creative Director of TV production company Green Bay Media and founding Chair of National Theatre Wales, has been appointed Chair of the Arts Council of Wales.
Artistic Director of Das Neue Ensemble STEPHAN MEIER is to join Birmingham Contemporary Music Group as Artistic Director from August 2016.
Following the departure of NICK WILLIAMS after five years in post, theatre consultant ANDREW SMAJE is to become Actors Touring Company’s new Executive Director.
Chief Executive of High House Production Park ANDREA STARK is set to become Director of the Foundation for FutureLondon, established to support the Mayor of London’s ‘Olympicopolis’ project.
DAVID RUSTIDGE, who has been House Manager at Oldham Coliseum Theatre since 1982, is to retire at the end of March after 34 years in post.
Former Managing Partner at Ernst & Young MARK MOLYNEUX is to join Welsh National Opera as Chair from July, succeeding GERAINT TALFAN DAVIES, who has held the position for ten years.
JAMES WILLIAMS, currently Director of UK Programme and Creative Projects at Philharmonia Orchestra, is to become the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’s new Managing Director in the summer, replacing IAN MACLAY.
Independent theatre producer Tara Finney takes us along as she zips through the final weeks of a tour.
The new Head of Music at Creative Scotland will be ALAN MORRISON, the former Group Arts Editor for the Herald and Times Group.
LINDA JASPER, Founder Director of Youth Dance England, is to leave the organisation at the end of March following 12 years in the role.
The Director and CEO of English Touring Theatre since 2008, RACHEL TACKLEY, will step down to take up post as Executive Director of Chichester Festival Theatre in September 2016.
The Heritage Lottery Fund has appointed ROS KERSLAKE as its new Chief Executive, replacing CAROLE SOUTER who will step down at the end of April.
WhatsOnStage’s SITA MCINTOSH has been appointed Chair of the Board of Trustees at Tonic Theatre.
Birmingham’s cultural development agency Culture Central has appointed GARY TOPP, recently Development Director for the Bristol Green Capital Partnership, as its first Director.
LOUISE JEFFREYS, Director of Arts at the Barbican Centre, has joined English National Opera’s (ENO’s) Board of Trustees.
JEREMY HOLLOWAY and PAUL MULLIN have joined live arts centre Acorn Penzance as Administrator and Head of Trustees respectively.
Fringe Director THOM SOUTHERLAND is to join Charing Cross Theatre as Artistic Director, as the venue prepares to become a full-time producing house.