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In the first of our Meet the Team series, we get to know our Executive Co-ordinator, Lucy Knight.
A long standing member of the team, Lucy has a background in theatre production, with an MA in Advanced Theatre Practice from Central School of Speech and Drama.
She provides dedicated support to the CEO and senior management team and is the main point of contact for the Board of Trustees, tenants, stakeholders and partners.
We'd go as far as to say that Lucy is the fountain of all knowledge at Rich Mix! Read on to find out more about her...
Josh Barnett is a young artist, producer and animator from London. In February 2017, he submitted his show reel to the VFX Festival x Rich Mix Scholarship competition, and won. We caught up with him to find out a bit more about him, and his plans for the future.
Live-action Beauty and the Beast - Coming to Rich Mix 17 March!
'Disney' – that name has evolved to mean many things since it’s inception with the silent 'Alice' comedies and 'Oswald the Lucky Rabbit' in 1923. In the following years, their pioneering artwork and animation style set them apart. Fast forward to 1937, and with 'Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs', Disney cemented their place as an iconic feature-fillm studio.
There is a dedicated team behind everything that happens at Rich Mix. Some of you may have had the pleasure of meeting us (!), but many of you won’t, so we’ve gathered some of our staff’s favourite moments from 2016, letting you in to the minds of the people that make Rich Mix tick!
Dash Arts was founded in 2005 by Josephine Burton and Tim Supple, and has been collaborating with exceptional artists to create art, theatre, music and dance ever since. With a strong dedication to shedding light on cultures and art from around the world, Dash Arts can often be found travelling around the world in the name of research and development.
Apples and Snakes are the leading poetry and spoken word organisation in the country, and have been producing engaging and transformative work since they were established in 1982. Alongside producing, curating and commissioning their way to the top, they regularly do outreach work with marginalised and at-risk communities, and nurture and support spoken word artists – including a few big names you’ll recognise.
Sound Connections are a key organisation in music education in London, and are based here at Rich Mix. Initially established in 2002, they are the lead advocates for music education in the capital, and over the last 10 years, have worked, through partnerships, to strengthen the music sector, bridge gaps in provision and deliver landmark music programmes. I met with the Director of the organisation, Philip Flood, to find out more about Sound Connections and discuss the life-enriching work they do…
Zinzi Minott is visibly brimming with ideas and passion. Modest, but quietly confident, her work is clearly inherent to who she is as a person. Born in Manchester, and raised in South London, she is a dancer, and has become somewhat of a regular at Rich Mix. She is set to perform her new work ‘What Kind of Slave Would I Be? (WKOSWIB?)’ at Rich Mix on the 22nd of April, 2017, with workshops and discussions on the 23rd of April.
It’s fair to say Phrased Differently are making waves in the music industry. The music publishing & artist management company has called Rich Mix home for the last 6 years, and have slowly but surely grown, now inhabiting the whole of our West Basement.