The new Festival Director of Edinburgh International Festival is former Chief Executive and Artistic Director of the Sydney Festival, FERGUS LINEHAN. He will plan for his first Edinburgh Festival in 2015.
CAROLINE BARTH will be the new Head of Learning at Derby Theatre. She is currently the Creative School Consultant for The Mighty Creatives, the regional development agency for young people’s creativity.
Marketing and Press Manager of Watford Palace Theatre, EMILY ROLLINGS, is stepping down after three years to pursue a career in graphic design. Her post will be filled by an interim appointment, VICTORIA KEARNS.
The curators of Liverpool Biennial 2014 will be MAI ABU ELDAHAB, previously Director of Objectif Exhibitions in Antwerp, and ANTHONY HUBERMAN, the founding Director of The Artist's Institute in New York.
NAN VAN HOUTE has been appointed as the new Secretary General of IETM, the international network for contemporary performing arts. She will succeed MARY ANN DEVLIEG who has led the organization for more than 18 years.