English Nationwide Ballet launches world 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 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 worldwide seek for our subsequent Inventive Director. We’re looking for somebody who can carry 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 corporations into the longer term.”

Underneath their management, the brand new Inventive Director will make sure that English Nationwide Ballet continues to have fun 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 can even play an vital function in supporting English Nationwide Ballet’s intensive 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 shall 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 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 – Inventive Director of the Bridge Theatre

Sir Alistair Spalding – Inventive Director & Chief Govt 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.