Photo of Karen O'Neill

KAREN O’NEILL, the former Executive Director of the Lawrence Batley Theatre, will lead Lancaster’s The Dukes theatre from August. Prior to her role at LBT, she was part of the senior leadership team at the Palace Theatre and Opera House. She is also a Clore Leadership Fellow, an International Fellow of the DeVos Institute of Arts Management at the Kennedy Centre in Washington, and a Trustee for the University of Huddersfield Student Union.