September 28, 2023


Make Some Fun

English Nationwide Ballet launches international seek for new Creative Director

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English Nationwide Ballet has launched a world seek for a brand new Creative Director to succeed Tamara Rojo CBE who, as beforehand introduced, steps down in direction of the top of this 12 months.

Sir Roger Carr, Chair of English Nationwide Ballet mentioned: “That is an thrilling second for English Nationwide Ballet as we embark on a world seek for our subsequent Creative Director. We’re in search of somebody who can deliver a transparent inventive imaginative and prescient for English Nationwide Ballet, to construct on Tamara Rojo’s inspiring legacy and hold us on the forefront of main ballet firms into the longer term.”

Underneath their management, the brand new Creative Director will be certain that English Nationwide Ballet continues to have fun the classics, to create new, modern work and to achieve wide-ranging audiences across the UK, at worldwide venues and thru the Firm’s digital platforms. They will even play an essential position in supporting English Nationwide Ballet’s intensive training, participation, group and Dance Well being programmes and the Firm’s help for Arts Council England’s Let’s Create technique.

A sub-committee of English Nationwide Ballet’s Board of Trustees has been established to undertake the search course of, led by Sue Butcher, Vice Chair, alongside Caroline Thomson, Sue Sloan and Kamara Grey.

The Search Committee can be supported in figuring out and evaluating potential candidates by an Creative Advisory Panel, who deliver a wealth of data and expertise of the worldwide dance sector and the broader arts setting within the UK. The panel includes, in alphabetical order:

Baroness Deborah Bull – Vice President, Communities & Nationwide Engagement and Senior Advisory Fellow for Tradition at King’s School London

Cate Canniffe – Director of Dance at Arts Council England

Sir Nicholas Hytner – Creative Director of the Bridge Theatre

Sir Alistair Spalding – Creative Director & Chief Government of Sadler’s Wells

Worldwide recruitment consultants, Odgers Berndtson, have been appointed to help with the search. 

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