Stephen Snoddy (pictured), currently Director of Milton Keynes Gallery, has been appointed Director of Baltic. Stephen, who is also Chair of the Jury for the Comme Ca Art Prize North, will take-up his new duties full time from March 2004.
Charity Green, formerly Head of Business Development for Arts and Business, London, is now Director of Development for Commissions East in Cambridge.
Patrick Burton has been appointed Director of Southwark Arts Forum.
Keith Lancing, former Artistic and Education Director of Sutton Theatres, has become General Manager of the Regent Centre in Christchurch, Dorset.
The Byre Theatre in St. Andrews has announced that Stephen Wrentmore (pictured) will succeed Ken Alexander as Artistic Director. He will take up his post in March 2004.
Genevieve Wilk, formerly Programmer at Ashcroft Arts Centre, has been appointed Artistic Projects Manager for Dance 4 in Nottingham.
Former Director of Leisure Services for the London Borough of Croydon and most recently Acting Chief Executive and Director of the Libraries and Information Team at Resource: The Council for Museums, Archives and Libraries, Chris Batt has been appointed as Resource’s Chief Executive.
A new dance initiative in Bristol has been launched with Gregory Nash as Project Consultant. He was previously Programme Manager at Dance Umbrella, Arts Projects Manager at the British Council and, most recently, Director at Ausdance in Sydney, Australia.
Sally Medlyn has left her post as Assistant Executive Director of Culture at Liverpool City Council to set up an arts consultancy.
Celeste Dandeker, founder of CandoCo Dance Company, has announced she will retire from her position as the organisation’s Artistic Director at the end of 2004.
Manchester Camerata has announced that Joanna Hartley is replacing Mike Grindrod as Chairman of the Orchestra. Desmond Neysmith has joined the orchestra as part-time Education Assistant.
Matthew Pegg will be the temporary Theatre Officer for Arts Council England, East Midlands while Michaela Waldram is on maternity leave.
Following the departure of John Botteley to become Director of the Grand Opera House in Belfast, Adam Renton has been appointed Manager of Theatres, Concert Hall and Community Arts at Bradford Theatres.
Lisa Railton has become Benslow Music Trust’s new Chief Executive following Philip Meaden’s appointment as Principal of Morley College. David Matthews has taken up the post of Director of Music and Juliet Abrahamson, Director of the Cambridge Summer Music Festival, has become Chair of the Council of Trustees.