AEM International are delighted to announce that the new Executive Director of York Theatre Royal has been named as Tom Bird, who joins from Shakespeare’s Globe in London where he has been Executive Producer since 2012.
Tom Bird said, “I am absolutely thrilled to be joining York Theatre Royal. The theatre is inspirational for the way it engages its community and I look forward to continuing and developing that work, while also making an impact nationally and internationally.
“I’m hugely excited about working with the Board and all the staff at York Theatre Royal, ensuring the organisation thrives artistically and commercially, and remains the beating heart of York’s cultural offering. York and Yorkshire have a rich and vital theatrical tradition, and it’s an honour to be a part of that.”
Chair of York Theatre Royal’s Board of Trustees, Ann Green, said, “The board is delighted that we have been able to attract someone of Tom’s quality and experience to York. His appointment opens up many opportunities as undoubtedly Tom will bring a new energy to the theatre and to Yorkshire.”