Three independent directors are joining the Board at Dance Consortium: ROSIE KAY, Artistic Director at Rosie Kay Dance Company; SEBASTIAN CHESWRIGHT CATER, Marketing Communications Consultant; and ANDREW HURST, Chief Executive of One Dance UK.
After 10 years with Four Culture, CHRIS BAKER has been promoted to Associate Director. He has previously directed campaigns for Sky Arts; BBC Your Paintings; Leeuwarden-Friesland European Capital of Culture 2018 in The Netherlands and Ruhrtriennale, Germany; and he sits on the board of Threshold Studios, an arts producer and educator in the East Midlands.
GEORGE PERRIN and JAMES GRIEVE are leaving Paines Plough in the summer to pursue new projects. The pair, who have been Artistic Directors since 2010, have produced 45 World Premieres and in 2014 built a pop-up theatre, ROUNDABOUT, to reach those communities least engaged with the arts.
REBECCA MORLAND has been appointed as Executive Director of Achates Philanthropy. She has most recently been working as a freelancer on a variety of projects, and prior to that was Theatres Adviser and Interim Director of the Theatres Trust.
Dame SUE STREET is replacing Sir HOWARD PANTER as Chair of dance company Rambert, following the announcement in October that he would be standing down. She has governed major public, private, and not for profit organisations, including her role as Permanent Secretary for the Department for Culture, Media...
North Yorkshire arts organisation, Rural Arts, has appointed MAX MAY as its new Director, replacing Founder and Director Angela Hall with immediate effect. He is returning to the organisation where he interned in 2014, leaving London-based performing arts charity Access All Areas.
PAULA ORRELL is joining Visual Arts South West from Arts Council England where, over the past 18 months, she has supported artists and arts organisations across the South West. She will take up the role of Network Manager in April.
Choreographer and designer THEO CLINKARD has been appointed as the Talent Hub’s lead artist. He is an Associate Artist at Brighton Dome & Festival and Dance4, and recently received an Honorary Fellowship from Plymouth University.
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance has announced that FRANCES CLARKE will be the new Dean of Dance. Also Chair of the Publications Committee for the International Association for Dance Medicine and Science, she will take up her new position in mid-April, replacing SARA MATTHEWS, who becomes...