Matt Griffiths reveals how his career progressed from freelance percussionist to Chief Executive of Youth Music.
Theatre director CRAIG SANDERS, whose work has been performed at the Lichfield Garrick, HOME and Buxton Opera House, has been appointed Manager of Trinity Arts Centre in Gainsborough.
FutureEverything has appointed IRINI PAPADIMITRIOU, currently Digital Programmes Manager at the V&A and Head of New Media Arts for Watermans, as its new Creative Director.
After five years in post, JUDITH KILVINGTON is to step down as Executive Director and joint Chief Executive of the Citizens Theatre in Glasgow at the end of the year.
STEPHEN LANGRIDGE, Director for Opera and Drama at Gothenburg Opera in Sweden for the past five years, has been appointed Artistic Director of Glyndebourne.
NAOMI MILLER will be Deputy Director of Bristol Cultural Development Partnership from November.
PETER LEATHEM, CEO at PPL, the licencing body for recorded music, has been named as the new chairman at specialist healthcare charity the British Association for Performing Arts Medicine (BAPAM).
BENGI UNSAL, Senior Contemporary Music Programmer at Southbank Centre, and musician ELLIE ROWSELL from alternative rock band Wolf Alice, have joined the Board at Music Venue Trust.
CLARE REDDINGTON has taken over as CEO of Watershed, leading alongside Executive Director MIRIAM RANDALL.
FEI, the UK based international cultural consultancy, has announced that GRAHAM SHEFFIELD, until recently global Director Arts at the British Council, will join the agency as an Associate Director to undertake consulting projects.
Consultant and producer LOUISE COLES is to become interim Executive Director (part time) at Spare Tyre. Her experience includes working as Executive Director at The Blue Room Theatre and as Chief Executive of The Actors Centre.
The British Council has made three new appointments to the senior Arts Leadership team. GREGORY NASH has taken up the role of Creative Director and CAROLINE MEABY becomes Director, Arts Network.
RICARDO DE LACERDA FERREIRA will become the new General Manager of Outside Edge Theatre Company, the UK’s only theatre company focused on addiction.
CHARLOTTE BENCE returns to Equity as low pay/no pay organiser. Bence is a former student scheme coordinator for the union, and returns to Equity having recently worked at Unite, overseeing workers in the hospitality sector.
Curious Directive has announced STEPHEN CROCKER as its new Chair.
Actress SUZANN MCLEAN is to take over as Artistic Director of Theatre Peckham next month. McLean is founder and current director of the award winning theatre school Young and Talented, now in its 14th year.
ELIZABETH PARTYKA, DAVID STRACHAN and EWAN ANGUS have been announced as new Members of the Board of Creative Scotland.
The Association for Cultural Enterprises’ new role of Director of Digital will be filled by ROBIN CATRILL-FENWICK. He joins the Association from Colchester's Mercury Theatre, where he was Deputy Executive Director.
CHARLES SAUMAREZ SMITH, Secretary and Chief Executive of the Royal Academy of Arts and former Director of the National Gallery and the National Portrait Gallery, is stepping down after 11 years to join Blain|Southern as Senior Director of the gall
Currently Deputy Director of the Black Cultural Archives, and previously Chief Executive of the Bernie Grant Arts Centre in Tottenham, DOREEN FOSTER has been announced as the next Director of Warwick Arts Centre.