dfp_header_hidden_string

Get our free email newsletter with just one click

Ruth Mackenzie appointed to oversee development of The Space

Ruth Mackenzie. Photo: Hugo Glendinning.
by -

Ruth Mackenzie has been appointed to lead the development of the next phase of The Space, an online digital arts platform run by Arts Council England and the BBC.

The Space is due to relaunch in spring 2014, having previously run in 2012. It allows users to access arts content online, for free.

Mackenzie, who was director of the Cultural Olympiad and is a former artistic director of Chichester Festival Theatre, will be responsible for overseeing commissions for the project’s opening programme and for recruiting its launch team.

ACE chief executive Alan Davey said: “We are delighted that Ruth will be joining The Space to oversea the development of this exciting next phase.”

Mackenzie’s position is temporary, and the position of a permanent chief executive officer will be advertised next year.

We need your help…

When you subscribe to The Stage, you’re investing in our journalism. And our journalism is invested in supporting theatre and the performing arts.

The Stage is a family business, operated by the same family since we were founded in 1880. We do not receive government funding. We are not owned by a large corporation. Our editorial is not dictated by ticket sales.

We are fully independent, but this means we rely on revenue from readers to survive.

Help us continue to report on great work across the UK, champion new talent and keep up our investigative journalism that holds the powerful to account. Your subscription helps ensure our journalism can continue.

loading...
^