Artistic Director of The Barbican Theatre, Plymouth
Mark Laville :
Is the Creative Lead and director for “Earth Echoes – A song of Stones”, which opens the Conference this year.
Currently and for the last 20 years Artistic Director of The Barbican Theatre, Plymouth, a 37 year old professional theatre organisation specialising in work with emerging artists, young people and creating accessible and culturally diverse work.
He has considerable experience in developing and directing theatre, dance theatre and collaborative arts projects; producing and co-producing ; partnership working ; developing and delivering international creative projects in theatre and dance ; developing artistic policy and strategy ; developing and delivering creative leadership programmes ; teaching and lecturing at pre graduate, undergraduate and post graduate levels and commissioning independent research.
Over the years a significant amount of his creative work has involved unusual partnership projects with the sciences as well as large scale and site specific performance work.