Aberdeen Performing Arts, which includes His Majesty?s Theatre and Aberdeen Box Office, has appointed Lorna Christie from Cornerstone Community Care as Development Manager. Andrea Watt, the former Development Manager, has been appointed Sales and Marketing Manager.
CABE (The Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment) has appointed design expert John Sorrell (pictured) as its new Chair. Previously Chairman of the UK Design Council, he takes over from Paul Finch who has chaired CABE since the resignation of Sir Stuart Lipton in June.
Sir Richard Armstrong has announced his intention to stand down as Scottish Opera?s Music Director in July 2005. He will remain as an advisor to the company for two more years, to support Scottish Opera?s management team in artistic matters.
Nell Farrally has been appointed to the new post of Community & Education Outreach Officer at the Merlin Theatre, Frome. Nell previously worked as Administrator for Travelling Light Theatre Company.
Literature development agency Spread the Word has appointed Emma Hewett as Director. She was previously a part-time Co-Director.
Michael Ockwell is the new Group Theatre Director for Hetherington Seelig Theatres. Victoria Kearns, currently Marketing Manager for Shared Experience Theatre Company, has been appointed Marketing Director and Alison Young, General Manager at the Old Town Hall in Hemel Hempstead, will join as Programme Manager.
Fergus Logan has been appointed Artistic Director of Ballet Central.
Rachel Tackley, Head of Regional Programming at The Ambassador Theatre Group, is leaving the company to pursue freelance producing and other interests.
Tim Sitwell is leaving The Theatre Royal, Brighton to pursue a career as a freelance media, marketing and PR consultant.
Rebecca Morris, Press & PR Manager at the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, is leaving to co-ordinate internal and external communications at the West Midlands Local Criminal Justice Board.
Ged Kelly (pictured) is leaving his post as Director of The Met arts centre in Bury, to travel. Current Administrative and Marketing Director, David Agnew will be taking over as Acting Director.
Assistant Press Officer at the National Gallery, Lara Raymond has left to join Tate Britain?s Press Office.
Maxine Carden, formerly the Human Resources Manager at National Museums Liverpool, has become the Human Resources and Organisational Development Manager. Cleaning Operations Manager, Mary Kenny has become Training Manager and Karen Miller has been promoted from her current position of Web Editorial Officer to take on the new role of Web Strategy Co-ordinator.
Bonnie Mitchell, who previously worked in community arts, publishing and marketing, is the new Administrator for Sphinx Theatre Company.
David Dodd, Marketing Manager at the London Mozart Players, is joining London?s Barbican as Marketing Manager ? Cinema.