For immediate release
Caroline Miller appointed Director of Dance UK
Dance UK is delighted to announce the appointment of Caroline Miller as its new Director. Caroline will take up this position from the 30 January 2006.
Alistair Spalding, Chair of Dance UK says:
“I am very pleased that Caroline is joining Dance UK as Director at this exciting time for the organisation. Caroline’s skills, experience and expertise will be extremely valuable in leading Dance UK’s work with the sector on advocacy and lobbying for dance.”
Caroline is currently Head of Publicity at Phaidon Press, the international arts book publisher and has 13 years experience of working in media relations and marketing for dance, performing and visual arts. She began her career as the marketing officer for Colchester Arts Centre, and moved on to become the press officer for the Institute of Contemporary Arts, where she worked with performance artists including Stellarc, Franko B and Orlan. She went on to become the Performing Arts Press Relations Manager for the South Bank Centre, and then the Press Manager of Sadler's Wells. She has worked with all scales of dance companies, and a wide variety of dance, from Wayne McGregor and Random Dance, to the principals of New York City Ballet, Paul Taylor Dance Company, Ballett Frankfurt and Pina Bausch. Since joining Phaidon as Head of Publicity in 2003, Caroline has worked with major photographers, artists, architects and fashion designers.
Caroline Miller says:
“The British dance industry is one of the most exciting in the world and I am thrilled to join Dance UK. This is a great opportunity to raise awareness and support for all the vibrant forms of dance enjoyed throughout the UK today.”
Notes for Editors
As the national voice for dance, Dance UK advocates and lobbies to promote the importance and needs of dance. It is a membership organisation which works to create a diverse, dynamic and healthy future for dance. By working with and on behalf of the dance sector, Dance UK aims to promote sustainable, longer dance careers and to improve the conditions in which dance is created, performed and experienced. Dance UK is also currently in a strategic alliance with the Association of Dance of the African Diaspora.
Sian Kendall, Acting Director:
Telephone: 020 7228 4990
Battersea Arts Centre, Lavender Hill, London SW11 5TN
Battersea Arts Centre
0207 228 4990