Brenna Hobson has been appointed Executive Producer at the National Theatre of Scotland. She will take up her role in the week of June 5 2017.
Brenna is currently Executive Director at Belvoir in Sydney, one of Australia’s most celebrated and acclaimed theatre companies.
Her time at Belvoir has been characterised by significant international success and the company’s increasing commitment to equality and diversity.
She is also a Trustee of the Sydney Opera House and sits on the Seymour Centre Artistic Advisory Committee. Previous to this she was the General Manager of Jigsaw Theatre Company in Canberra where she was also a Board Member of the ACT Council of Cultural and Community Organisations, part of the steering committee of Canberra Living Artists Week and the ACT representative of Critical Stages. She has also been Production Manager of Bangarra Dance Theatre and spent 11 years in Belvoir’s production department. She has a Masters of Management (Arts) from the University of Technology Sydney.
Seona Reid, Chair of the Board of the National Theatre of Scotland says
“On behalf of the Board and staff of the National Theatre of Scotland, I am delighted to welcome Brenna Hobson as the Company’s Executive Producer. Brenna brings with her a wealth of international experience from her time as Executive Director of the highly acclaimed Belvoir St Theatre in Sydney, Australia. Her arrival in summer 2017, as part of the leadership of the National Theatre of Scotland under the new Artistic Directorship of Jackie Wylie, will see the Company work ever more closely with artists, participants and audiences in Scotland to push the boundaries of our celebrated theatre without walls model.”
Brenna Hobson says
‘I’m thrilled to be joining a company of the calibre of the National Theatre of Scotland, a company tasked with articulating Scottish identity in all its forms, at such a crucial time in the country’s history.’