Leadership Experience - Tees Valley Registration session 2

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We are delighted to announce this event series of new Leadership Experience sessions as part of our new programme for cultural sector leaders in the Tees Valley region. 

To register to attend, please complete this short webform. Zoom details for the event will be provided in advance. 

Online on Zoom, Wednesday June 13 2023, 11.00-12.30

As part of the new programme of leadership development for the arts and culture sector in the Tees Valley, this is the first event of a series of facilitated conversations where leaders will share their stories and experiences. 

Please note this series is for people living or working in the cultural sector in the Tees Valley.

Our speaker: Jamie Beddard is Joint Artistic Director of Diverse City, and Lead Artist in Extraordinary Bodies. 

He is a Clore Fellow and a qualified RD1st coach.

Recent artistic projects include two Extraordinary Bodies theatre productions; Delicate, (writer and co-director) that toured nationally autumn 2022, and Waldo’s Circus of Magic and Terror (co-writer with Hattie Naylor) touring nationally spring 2023.  He was also involved in co-directing a large-scale outdoor film and community project on Dartmoor as part of Green Spaces Dark Skies in 2022, and co-directing Extraordinary Bodies’ outdoor, inclusive circus performance, ‘Splash!’.

As a performer Jamie has played the title role in the Elephant Man, the Leader in The Messiah at Bristol Old Vic, the role of Mathias in The National Theatre’s production of The Threepenny Opera, and performed in ‘Weighting’, a large-scale outdoor circus show created by Extraordinary Bodies.

He has previously been Agent for Change at The New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich,  Diversity Officer (Arts Council), Associate Director (Graeae Theatre Company) and Editor of ‘Disability Arts in London’ magazine (DAIL).  Additional directing credits include ‘The Last Freakshow’ (Fittings), ‘Can I Be Frank With You’ (‘Datco’) and ‘The Trouble With Richard’ (Graeae). Numerous acting credits include Quills, I.D, All the King’s Men, Wonderful You (Film/TV) and Ubu, Alice in Wonderland, Flesh Fly (Graeae), 15 Seconds (Traverse) and Waiting for Godot (Tottering Bipeds).

Please provide information about any access requirements you may have to support your attendance online when you register to attend. 

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