Bird called Sheffield Theatres next President|Altering faces


Sheffield Theatres has actually revealed TOM BIRD as its next President, starting early next year.

Bird will sign up with from York Theatre Royal, where he has actually been President because 2017. He is a previous Executive Manufacturer at Shakespeare’s World, where he produced a trip of Hamlet which took a trip to 189 nations. Bird likewise directed the World to World Celebration for the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad.

Sheffield Theatres, the biggest producing theatre complex beyond London, includes Crucible Theatre, the Lyceum Theatre and the Tanya Moiseiwitsch Play house (previously the Studio).

In his brand-new function, Bird will work carefully along with Artistic Director ROBERT HASTIE and Interim CEO BOOKEY OSHIN, who will stay as Deputy CEO.

On the appointment, Bird stated he is “absolutely delighted”.

” For several years, I have actually appreciated these bold and gorgeous theatres, and the terrific city they’re at the heart of. I can’t wait to deal with Rob, Bookey and the entire of Sheffield’s extraordinary group,” he included.

Artistic Director Hastie included: “Tom joins us at an interesting time, following our unique 50th anniversary year and having actually invited a lot of individuals back through our doors to experience the magic of these extremely unique theatres.

” As we look ahead, I understand Tom will make such a favorable effect on our work, both on our phases and beyond our walls.”

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