Northern Ballet boss marks 30 year milestone

Northern Ballet boss Mark Skipper has become the longest serving chief executive of any British ballet company. Skipper, who is marking 30 years with the Leeds-based company, originally joined Northern Ballet in 1987 after previously working in the financial industry for Barclays. An interest in amateur theatre led Skipper to become involved with several local theatres including the King’s Theatre in Southsea where he first came across Northern Ballet which had a vacancy for a deputy stage manager. He has since held... For the full story register now for free or login below...
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