My current producing work focuses on creating events that expand artist and audience potential across a spectrum of spaces from forests to the West End for optimum public engagement.
I’m passionate and curious about the world and bring a great deal of enthusiasm and diligence to all my projects and relish working collaboratively, forging and nurturing partnerships and I am skilled at managing relationships and project planning across multiple departments with a variety of stakeholders.
Previously I was Head of Arts at Festival Republic building multiple award-winning festivals, celebrating community, showcasing iconic art and presenting groundbreaking performances. One of the most exciting and challenging projects that I have undertaken is building Latitude Festival from conception to a 40,000 capacity, award-winning event. Each year I programmed over 340 events across the Henham Estate across the course of a weekend. This requiring extensive planning and coordination of multiple stakeholders. From devising and producing experiential installations, performance and discussion panels across industries including theatre, dance, film, theatre, literary, music, fashion, science and technology I have opened conversations and performance across many forms to appeal to a diverse demographic and developed innovative formats to foster audiences and the way in which they engage with culture in its multiple forms. The NY Magazine said ‘Think a British SXSW’.
I have successfully led and collaborated with teams of producers, directors, partnership teams, onsite management and production staff to work together to deliver exciting cultural programmes for Trafalgar Square, Berlin Festival, US Guinness Fleadh, Berkeley Square Ball, Pimms Summerfest and Electric Picnic in Dublin. I have worked together with Historic Royal Palaces, V&A, National Portrait Gallery, Museum of East Anglia, Opera North, local schools, MIND and Age UK amongst many other organisations to create impactful experiences including exhibitions, immersive performance, masterclasses, talks and discussions, dance and theatre performances alongside lectures and participatory workshops.