NIAMH O’FLAHERTY, currently Senior Producer at Hofesh Shechter Company, has been appointed Executive Director of Cheek by Jowl. She will be taking over from Interim Executive Director NATALIE HIGHWOOD.
Herts Inclusive Theatre’s (HIT) chair, PATRICK MOLONEY, is retiring from the role after 17 years. GAYLE BRYANS, a trustee at HIT and Deputy Director of Mousetrap Theatre Projects, will take over as Chair.
STELLA BARNES is to join Community Arts North West (CAN) as its new Creative Director from late January 2019. She succeeds CILLA BAYNES MBC, outgoing Creative Director and a Co-founder of CAN, which was established in 1978.
Chetham’s School of Music has announced that TOM REDMOND, who has performed with orchestras including the Hallé, the CBSO, Philharmonia and the LSO, will succeed STEPHEN THRELFALL as director of music from September 2019.
DR NICOLA TRISCOTT, currently the Artistic Director/CEO of Arts Catalyst, which she founded in 1994, has been announced as new Chief Executive Officer of FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology).
PAUL LEWIS has decided to step down as co-Artistic Director of the Leeds International Piano Competition to concentrate on his international performing career. ADAM GATEHOUSE becomes the sole Artistic Director of The Leeds.