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HRH Duke of Edinburgh, KG, GCVO, CD, ADC



Artistic Planning Manager
  • Emily Deller
Head of People
  • Jodie Chandler
Executive Assistant
  • Fiona Heseltine

Company & Stage Management

Stage Manager
  • Lyndsey Holmes
Senior Deputy Stage Manager
  • Chun-Yen Chia
Assistant Stage Manager
  • Sandrine Enryd Carlsson

Academy of Northern Ballet

Academy Associate Artistic Director
Director of Academy Operations
Classical Ballet Teacher
Associate & Graduate Programme Manager
  • Annemarie Donoghue
Centre for Advanced Training Manager
  • Francesca Osborne
Open Programme Manager & Student Support Coordinator
  • Emma Rodrigues-Saona
Academy Coordinator
  • Emily Humphreys
Student Support Lead and Administrator
  • Alex Goring Jones
Academy Pianist
  • Gerard Power

Audiences & Communications

Director of Audiences & Communications
  • Liz Rose
Head of Design & Branding
  • Richard Barrelle
Head of Content
  • Emily Nuttall
Senior Communications Manager
  • Jessica Forrest
Digital Manager
  • Phill Garnett
Social & Content Officer
  • Sophie Jones


Head of Development
  • Zoë Walker
Individual Giving and Events Executive
  • Laura Kelly
Development Executive
  • Richard Cross


Facilities Manager
  • Shaun Daniels
Facilities Officer
  • Peter Scott
Facilities Assistants
  • John Boulton
Head Receptionists
  • Georgia McKie
  • Will Dawson
  • Ellise de Andrade
  • Khemi Shabazz
  • Noreen Boston
  • Rosie Miles


Director of Learning
  • Leanne Kirkham
Senior Project Manager
  • Sam Moore
Head of Inclusive Dance Practice
  • Sophie Alder
Engagement and Audio Description Artist
Community Dance Artists
  • Dagmar Birnbaum
  • Kim Hardy
Project Coordinator
  • Eve Dobel
Supporting Dance Artists
  • Jem Clancy
  • Emily Kent
  • Catrina Farnell
  • Mark Wilkinson
  • Jonathan Drummond
  • Cathy Ibberson


Music Director
  • Position Vacant
Associate Conductor
Orchestra & Concerts Manager
  • Ciarán Campbell
Orchestra Leader
  • Geoffrey Allan
Head of Music & Company Pianist
  • Position Vacant
Company Pianist & Music Director of Children's Ballets
Company Pianist
  • Colin J Scott
The Players


Senior IT Officer
  • David Fodden
IT Officer
  • Artur Matiusin


Head of Physiotherapy
  • Craig Schofield
Company Masseur
  • Giuliano Contadini


Technical Director
  • Steve Wilkins
Head of Lighting
Deputy Head of Lighting
  • Abbi Fearnley
Studio Technical Manager
  • Martin Smith
Head of Stage
  • Nick Anger
Deputy Head of Stage
  • Sid Taylor
  • Aysa Goldthorpe
Seasonal Stage Technician
  • Position Vacant
Seasonal Assistant Electrician
  • Sam Day
Head of Workshop
  • Griz Pedley
Deputy Head of Workshop
  • Pradeep Dash
Sound Engineer
  • Kevin Heap

Wardrobe & Wigs

Head of Wardrobe
  • Kim Brassley
Senior Wardrobe Manager
  • Mikhaila Pye
Costume Cutters & Makers
Assistant Costume Maker
  • Becky Smith
Wigs & Makeup Manager
  • Harriet Rogers
Wardrobe Manager
  • Ellie Kemp
Deputy Wardrobe Manager
  • Abigail Creasey
Wardrobe Assistant
  • Laura Leathley
Deputy Wigs & Makeup Manager
  • Lizzie Fraser

Header photo Emma Kauldhar.