Our Artistic Director and Chief Executive leads our team of dance development, administration, marketing, fundraising and finance staff, who work alongside our freelance dance artists, to create exceptional dance experiences.

If you'd like to talk to us about participating in dance, developing a project, or professional practice we'd be delighted to hear from you. Visit our contact us page for details of how to get in touch with individual members of our team.

The Ludus Dance Team

Anthony serves as the organisation’s lead supporting the delivery of Ludus Dance’s core mission and strategic objectives. He started working for Ludus Dance in 2012 as a Dance Development Artist moving into the Artistic Producer role in July 2013. With nearly 8 years’ experience developing and delivering dance and arts based activity across the North, Anthony has worked for Qdos Dance Theatre in Barnsley, Burnley Youth Theatre and was the Dance Development Officer for Burnley Council for three years. A qualified teacher, he has also worked extensively with Burnley College. Anthony's specialises in projects for disadvantaged young people who face significant personal challenges.

The wonderful Zoe Chambers recently joined Ludus Dance. More info coming up soon!

We're delighted to welcome Laura, who is the newest member of the Ludus Dance team. We will be telling you more about her soon.

Katie joined the organisation in January 2015 and is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the company, acting as the first point of contact to the general public, groups and organisations wanting to work with Ludus Dance.

Her role involves assisting the Artistic Director & CEO with report and bid writing as well as managing the building and administration team.

Jackie promotes Ludus Dance and its services, and develops current and new audiences for the organisation, through strategic marketing and communications. Working closely with the CEO and Creative Team, she writes and distributes news releases and e-campaigns, writes copy and blogs, produces marketing material, and manages on-line media. Jackie loves words, grammar, spelling, and good punctuation!

Ludus Dance has a strong and supportive Board of Trustees, whose members are:

  • John Wareing (Chair)
  • Melanie Close
  • Karen Livesey
  • Hilary Machell
  • Serena Mansfield
  • Moira Suringar

Ludus Dance would like to thank the Business in the Arts North West's Better Board Programme through which John Wareing and Moira Suringar have joined our Board.