Welcoming Eleanor Ward as our new Executive Director

We are delighted to announce that Eleanor Ward, former Executive Director at Nonclassical, a ground-breaking new music promoter, record label and events producer, has joined VDT as our new Executive Director.

Eleanor has worked as a strategic leader, programmer, producer, fundraiser and manager in the performing arts for over 15 years, having worked at Arts Council England, PRS Foundation, for music education charity Sound Connections, and as Festival Producer for Field Day and Spitalfields Music Festival. She was also co-founder and Project Director of Street Orchestra Live and Network Development Director for the Jazz Promotion Network.

Artistic Director/Chief Executive Charlotte Vincent says:

I am thrilled to have Eleanor on board as the company’s new ED. She brings a wealth of knowledge and strategic understanding of what is needed to take the company through our 30th anniversary year. Welcome to the team Eleanor!