Cath leads on the artistic direction of South East Dance and works closely with the Executive Director to ensure the effective management and leadership of South East Dance
Rachel works with the Artistic Director leading on the effective management and strategic business development of South East Dance.
Senior Producer – Participation
Rose is strategic and artistic lead for the development of the community, participation, children & young people’s programmes.
Senior Producer – Artist Development
Lou is strategic and artistic lead for the development of the Artists Development programmes and other artistic activity at South East Dance.
Creative Communities Manager
Creative Communities Manager
Studio and Programme Manager
Linzi will be managing the Artistic and Studios Programme as we enter The Dance Space - working across the Artist Development and Community and Participation teams.
Assistant Producer – Participation
Luan works closely with the Senior Participation Producer to deliver South East Dance’s Community and Participation programme and other artistic activity.
Assistant Producer – Children and Young People
Sarah works closely with the Senior Participation Producer to deliver South East Dance’s Children & young people’s programme and other artistic activity.
Assistant Producer - Artist Development
Janine provides administrative support for the Artist Development and Community and Participation projects.
Communications & Development
Head of Development
Andrew develops long term funding partnerships to support the delivery of The Dance Space, the Artist Development and Community Participation Programmes.
Communications & Development
Head of Communications (Job Share)
Chloe leads on communications strategy and oversees all marketing activity for South East Dance.
Jane ensures the smooth running of the day to day accounts for South East Dance.
Eve supports the South East Dance Directors, working across the whole organisation to ensure the smooth running of the South East Dance office.
John Struthers (Chair)
John has 30 years’ experience as a senior manager in the arts. After training in Speech and Drama at Aberdeen University, and qualifying as a teacher, he moved into theatre. His professional work includes performance and direction for the theatre and acting for television. John is the Founding Director of ICIA (Institute of Contemporary Interdisciplinary Arts) at the University of Bath. He took the lead in the delivery of The Edge, the £12 million centre for the arts at the University, which opened in 2015. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and has chaired Cultural Partnerships for both Swindon and Bath & North East Somerset (B&NES) and co-Chaired B&NES Cultural Forum. He is particularly interested in the arts and culture as a tool for regeneration.
Anna is a public relations consultant with over 20 years’ experience of creating communications strategies and directing high profile PR campaigns for leading Arts organisations, global brands and business innovators, including the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad, 14-18NOW, Nike and Ocado. Originating from Brighton she is a passionate advocate of the city and since 2006 has worked with Brighton Festival on campaigns that have helped establish it as a key event in the international arts calendar.
Peter is Head of Music & Arts at Brighton and Hove Music & Arts.
Christine is a professional marketer and is Managing Director of Cruz & Co, a consultancy focused on service transformation and digitisation. Christine plays an active role in the Brighton community and she is a Trustee at the Martlets Hospice where she Chairs Income Generation and is Chairman of Same Sky. She has held a range of roles including Founding Chair of the Basement Arts Productions, Governor at Cardinal Newman School, member of the Brighton and Hove Economic Partnership, member of the Economic Development and Enterprise Board.
Formally Global Head of Employer Brand at investment bank Credit Suisse, Max has spent 20 years running Brand and Communication programs for banks including JP Morgan, UBS, Nomura, HSBC, Credit Suisse and the Bank of England. His experience is centred in Recruitment, Internal Mobility, Employee Communications, and HR Transformation programs. Max now works in property and lives in Brighton with his Interior Designer wife and teenage children.
Eva is Artistic Programmer and Producer at Sadler’s Wells Theatre in London. Before joining Sadler’s Wells she held positions at Dance 4 and the South Bank Centre. Eva also works as an independent curator for Migrations Festival in Wales, is on the Board of Directors for Independent Dance and acts as a producer, dramaturg and artistic mentor with several artists including Hetain Patel and Nicola Conibere. She is a Clore Leadership Programme Fellow, supported by the Cultural Leadership Programme.
Isabel is a certified Personal and Executive Coach CPCC and a graduate of the prestigious Clore Leadership Programme. Isabel is the former Principal Dancer and Resident Director for Matthew Bourne's New Adventures Dance Company and enjoyed an extremely successful 22 year career as a professional dancer and choreographer. Isabel is an experienced executive coach supporting clients and specialising in leadership development, cultural change, and enabling positive team dynamics.
Gordon is a qualified life member of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy and presently a member of its audit committee. He's enjoying early retirement after 40 years’ experience in public sector finance and audit working in higher education, new towns, local government, and latterly for 15 years in social housing. He is now a board/ finance committee member of various public sector organisations, and has extensive experience of finance and accountancy, risk management, and audit and assurance.
Sian is the Deputy Director of Finance, University of Sussex and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants. She has worked in a number of audit, financial management and financial control roles in the accountancy profession and in industry in the UK and mainland Europe including the BBC where she was Head of Finance in a commercial subsidiary and took a lead role in process improvement.
Sunetta is the Events Manager at PLATF9RM—a co working and business community in Brighton and Hove. Previously she was Charity Manager for local grant-giving trust, The Goodall Foundation. She holds a degree in English and American Literature with Creative Writing from the University of Kent. Sunetta is an avid reader whose passions lie within literature and the arts and is proud to also be on the board of local creative writing charity, Little Green Pig. Sunetta deeply enjoys working on projects that allow people to explore their creativity in order to realise their own potential. She currently lives in Brighton and is working on her first novel.
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