Alan Rivett, Andrea Pulford and Julia Carruthers are our Senior Leadership Team, responsible for the strategic direction of Warwick Arts Centre.

Alan Rivett – Director

Alan is Director of Warwick Arts Centre. Since being appointed in 2001 he has successfully steered Warwick Arts Centre’s programme to a position where it regularly hosts high profile, contemporary, international theatre, music, visual arts and interdisciplinary events. Warwick Arts Centre regularly commissions new work from leading artists and has a generative programme for emerging artists.

Alan Chairs the UK wide Dance Touring Partnership, comprising leading UK venues committed to promoting international contemporary dance. Alan is a board member of The British Association of Concert Halls and was formally Chair of Fierce Festival ltd, leading an annual festival of contemporary live art and performance in Birmingham.

Email: A.C.Rivett@warwick.ac.uk
Tel: 024 7652 3015

Andrea Pulford – Director of Planning and Operations

Andrea leads on strategy and development, organisational planning and operations. Her role includes collaborating with University departments, business, stakeholders, as well as the arts industry.
Andrea is a member of the University Council and is leading the project to redevelop Warwick Arts Centre.

Email: A.Pulford@warwick.ac.uk
Tel: 024 7615 0488

Julia Carruthers – Programme Director

Julia is responsible for the strategic direction of the artistic programme at Warwick Arts Centre. Her wide-ranging experience has included working with leading arts organisations most recently as Director of the Dublin Dance Festival and previously with the Edinburgh International Festival, Michael Clark Company, Jonathan Burrows Group, Southbank Centre, and as Dance Officer at Arts Council England.

Email: Julia.Carruthers@warwick.ac.uk
Tel: 024 7615 1865

Yvette Harris – Project Officer / PA to Directors

Email: Y.Harris@warwick.ac.uk
Tel: 024 7657 2747

Heather Twomey – PA to Directors

Tel: 024 7652 3807