Theatre in Wales

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Judi Hughes: Freelance Arts Consultant

From business plans to funding applications and all those irritating things in between.
A focused approach to specific tasks leads to a successful result.


2003-06: Park & Dare Theatre, Treorchy, South Wales, Venue Development Manager
•Research & development of the theatre’s programme including creation of new programme strands, networking and profiling, developing strong partnerships, commissioning new work.

•Development of plans for refurbishment and extension of theatre to include studio theatre
•Revision of practical operations and strategic policies
•Currently revised position to part-time, developing strategic programming
& creative partnerships across the 3 venues in Rhondda Cynon Taf

2000-2003: Leicester, East & West Midlands Freelance Arts Manager
Tour booking, fundraising, project management, marketing, audience development, advice & business planning for a number of companies
•Bamboozle Theatre Company, Leicester
•ACE Dance & Music, Birmingham
•Foundation for Community Dance (regional & national projects)
•The Y Theatre, Leicester
•Force 5, E Midlands
•Richard Attenborough Centre, Leicester
•Leicestershire County Council
•Leicester Comedy Festival
•Centre for Indian Classical Dance, Leicester

1991-2000: Phoenix Arts Centre, Leicester Head of Live Programme
Programming, audience development, financial control, developing external partnerships, commissioning and co-promoting of events.

1995-2000: Leicester College, Lecturer in Arts Administration P/T
HND & BTEC studies in arts management, marketing, sponsorship & fundraising, organisational behaviour and programming.

Education & Training
•1988-91: De Montfort University, Leicester: BA, Hons Performing Arts:
Arts Administration
•Member: Leicester Common Purpose
•Kaizen Creative Training in NLP and NVC

Positions held
•Chair: Creu Cymru (Creative Wales) Dance Consortium (2006/07)
•Board Member: Abbey Park Festival (1999-2001)
•Board Member: New Works Festival (1996-98)
•Board Member: Leicester Jazz Festival (1997-98)
•Dance Advisor: Arts Council of England (1996-98)

“The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on. It is never any
use to oneself.” Oscar Wilde

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