English Nationwide Ballet launches world seek for new Creative Director

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 tip 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 worldwide seek for our subsequent Creative Director. We’re in search of somebody who can convey a transparent creative imaginative and prescient for English Nationwide Ballet, to construct on Tamara Rojo’s inspiring legacy and hold us on the forefront of main ballet corporations into the long run.”

Below their management, the brand new Creative Director will be sure that English Nationwide Ballet continues to rejoice the classics, to create new, progressive work and to achieve wide-ranging audiences across the UK, at worldwide venues and thru the Firm’s digital platforms. They may even play an vital function in supporting English Nationwide Ballet’s in depth training, participation, neighborhood and Dance Well being programmes and the Firm’s assist 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 will likely be supported in figuring out and evaluating potential candidates by an Creative Advisory Panel, who convey a wealth of information and expertise of the worldwide dance sector and the broader arts atmosphere 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 Faculty 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. 

For extra info, please go to www.odgers.com/85718.