More Info: Head of Creative Learning, South Hill Park
Since 2012 I have worked as the Head of Creative Learning at South Hill Park Arts Centre in Bracknell. South Hill park is a multi-disciplinary/art form venue and is one of the largest art centres outside of London. In my work as Head of Creative Learning, I am responsible for: contracting artists and tutors, programming, developing education and outreach links, developing opportunities for young people including cultural exchanges, looking after child protection, respresenting the venue at ACE breifings/meetings,maintaing and developing funding relationships, producing in-house projects and project-managing incoming festivals and alike, obtaining project funding, establishing meaningful collaborations with other theatres, theatre companies and local government, leading and developing the young producers program (Missed Out), leading on marketing for courses, drawing up bespoke arts workshops for clients, ensuring there is a rich programe of classes on offer for all ages.
Arts Manager: Head of Creative Learning, South Hill Park
For the past three years I have managed the Creative Learning department streamlining provision, reducing costs, sourcing passionate tutors, improving marketing, introducing new classes and increasing profit.
The youth theatre program has seen a 63% increase in profit in under two years, the summer school has seen a 200% increase in profit in the same time frame. unequivocally, participation has also increased with more young people engaging with the arts centre than ever before.
I also have responsibility for curating the program; I attend the Edinburgh festival every year scouting for new work to bring to our audiences.
Effective. Passionate. Leadership.