Meet the Team

Partnership Board

Mark Skipper
Mark Skipper DL

Chair of Leeds Dance Partnership and Chief Executive, Northern Ballet

Wieke Eringa

Chief Executive and Artistic Director, Yorkshire Dance

Sharon Watson
Sharon Watson

CEO and Principal, Northern School of Contemporary Dance

Charis Charles, photo Jack Thomson
Charis Charles

Executive Director, Phoenix Dance Theatre

Robin Hawkes

Executive Director, Leeds Playhouse

Dr Laura Griffiths
Dr Laura Griffiths

Leeds Beckett University

João Maio

Independent

Pam Johnson

Head of Culture Development (interim), Leeds City Council

Janet Smith
Janet Smith

Independent Associate Advisor to the Board

Partnership Director

A headshot image of Lucy Dusgate. Lucy has short blonde hair and is smiling at the camera.
Lucy Dusgate
 

Partnership Team

Emily Snow
Project Coordinator
Liz Rose
Communications
Rachel Evans
Communications

Artistic Collaborators

David Nixon OBE
David Nixon OBE

Artistic Director, Northern Ballet

Keranjeet Kaur Virdee
Keranjeet Kaur Virdee

Chief Executive and Artistic Director, South Asian Arts UK

Amy Leach
Amy Leach

Associate Director, Leeds Playhouse

James Brining
James Brining

Artistic Director, Leeds Playhouse

Lisa Osbourne Kendall
Lisa Osborne Kendell

Course Director, Leeds Beckett University

Header image: Ballet Black workshop, photo David Lindsay.