ÁSA RICHARDSDÓTTIR , currently Director of Ice Hot Reykjavík 2018, the biannual Nordic Dance Platform, will take over as Secretary General of IETM, the international network for contemporary performing arts, from next February.
Lead Producer at the Young Vic DAISY HEATH has been appointed Executive Director of Kiln Theatre. She takes over from BRIDGET KALLOUSHI, who leaves after 6 years, following the completion of a major refurbishment.
After four years as Executive Director at Orange Tree Theatre, which included steering the organisation into a new phase outside of Arts Council England’s National Portfolio, SARAH NICHOLSON has announced that she will step down in Spring 2019.
CARL GROSE, who has worked with Kneehigh as an actor and a writer for the past 24 years – most recently as an Associate Artist – will take up the newly created position of Deputy Artistic Director in November 2018.
CARO NEWLING, Vice President of the Society of London Theatre, is to step down as Chair of theatre company Paines Plough after nine years in the role. She will be replaced by KIM GRANT, head of the theatre company’s audit and risk sub-committee.
CAROLYN SAUNDERS and SARAH MANSELL have also been appointed to the organisation’s board.
HARRIET COOPER, previously Programme Manager for exhibitions and events at Colchester’s Firstsite gallery, has become Head of Programme at Jerwood Visual Arts. She will cover SARAH WILLIAMS’ maternity leave.