English Nationwide Ballet launches international seek for new Inventive Director

English Nationwide Ballet has launched a world seek for a brand new Inventive Director to succeed Tamara Rojo CBE who, as beforehand introduced, steps down in the 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 Inventive Director. We’re looking for somebody who can carry 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 Inventive Director will be sure that English Nationwide Ballet continues to have a good time the classics, to create new, revolutionary work and to succeed in wide-ranging audiences across the UK, at worldwide venues and thru the Firm’s digital platforms. They may even play an necessary function in supporting English Nationwide Ballet’s in depth schooling, participation, neighborhood 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 might be supported in figuring out and evaluating potential candidates by an Inventive Advisory Panel, who carry a wealth of information and expertise of the worldwide dance sector and the broader arts surroundings within the UK. The panel contains, 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 – Inventive Director of the Bridge Theatre

Sir Alistair Spalding – Inventive 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.