Rambert has appointed Helen Shute as its new Chief Executive and Executive Producer, joining the company in March 2017 – AEM International are delighted to have been involved in her appointment. Helen was a founder and Executive Director of Hofesh Shechter Company from 2008 – 2015, and joins Rambert from House Productions – a new television drama and feature film production company.
Sir Howard Panter, Chairman of Rambert said, “I am truly excited that Helen is joining Rambert to lead it into a new period of visionary work and expansion. Helen blends enormous passion for new ideas, with the experience to appreciate the rich heritage of Rambert and its unique 90 years of dance history, which will serve Rambert brilliantly.”
Helen Shute commented, “I am delighted to join Rambert and the talented team of dancers, musicians, collaborators and my fellow arts professionals in their wonderful home on the Southbank. Mark Baldwin has built the most extraordinary, diverse and accomplished group of dancers working in the UK today, and I look forward to developing partnerships to bring them to many new places and audiences in the coming years.
Rambert’s commitment to developing choreographers and taking their work to audiences across the land, its dedication to live music, its extensive work with communities up and down the country, not to mention its heritage and world-class archive, position the company to be a major force for dance in the global arena and I’m very proud to be a part of it.”