New trustees at Dartington Hall

24 Mar 2016

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.

My Gurus – Melanie Sharpe

Photo of Melanie Sharpe
24 Mar 2016

As she joins Stagetext, Melanie Sharpe looks back on those who have inspired her career.

If I were 22: Terence Wilde

Artwork Terence Wilde
22 Mar 2016

“When you gonna love you as much as I do?” Artist Terence Wilde offers some gentle guidance for himself at 22.

New Chair of Arts Council of Wales

Phil George
21 Mar 2016

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.

New role for Stephan Meier

Stephan Meier
17 Mar 2016

Artistic Director of Das Neue Ensemble STEPHAN MEIER is to join Birmingham Contemporary Music Group as Artistic Director from August 2016.

New Executive Director for Actors Touring Company

Ramin Gray and Andrew Smaje
17 Mar 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.

Andrea Stark named Director of Foundation for FutureLondon

Andrea Stark
17 Mar 2016

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.

Oldham Coliseum House Manager retires after 34 years

David Rustidge
17 Mar 2016

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.

Welsh National Opera appoints new Chair

17 Mar 2016

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.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra appoints new Managing Director

James Williams
17 Mar 2016

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.

Creative Scotland appoints new Head of Music

10 Mar 2016

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 to leave Youth Dance England

10 Mar 2016

LINDA JASPER, Founder Director of Youth Dance England, is to leave the organisation at the end of March following 12 years in the role.

Rachel Tackley to join Chichester Festival Theatre

10 Mar 2016

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.

Change to leadership at Heritage Lottery Fund

Ros Kerslake
10 Mar 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.

Tonic Theatre appoints Chair of the Board

Sita McIntosh
10 Mar 2016

WhatsOnStage’s SITA MCINTOSH has been appointed Chair of the Board of Trustees at Tonic Theatre.

Culture Central announces first Director

10 Mar 2016

Birmingham’s cultural development agency Culture Central has appointed GARY TOPP, recently Development Director for the Bristol Green Capital Partnership, as its first Director.

New addition to ENO Board

10 Mar 2016

LOUISE JEFFREYS, Director of Arts at the Barbican Centre, has joined English National Opera’s (ENO’s) Board of Trustees.

Acorn Penzance expands team

Jeremy Holloway
10 Mar 2016

JEREMY HOLLOWAY and PAUL MULLIN have joined live arts centre Acorn Penzance as Administrator and Head of Trustees respectively.

New role for Thom Southerland

10 Mar 2016

Fringe Director THOM SOUTHERLAND is to join Charing Cross Theatre as Artistic Director, as the venue prepares to become a full-time producing house.


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