Head of Creative Development
Telephone: 0161 274 0659
After graduating from the University of Bristol with an honours degree in drama in 2003, Suzie worked for community arts organisation The Public, in West Bromwich. Starting as Project Manager and working her way up to Creative Learning Manager, Suzie worked across a range of cross art form projects in theatre, film, dance and visual arts.
Since joining Contact in 2007 Suzie has headed up the Creative Development Team of two Project Managers, Projects Officer, Associate Producer and Creative Mentor and has and has led on the development of a number of programmes including Contact’s pioneering leadership programme Future Fires. Suzie also oversees Contact’s bi-annual international festival Contacting the World and is leading on the development of an exciting new project for 2013 -15 in partnership with Battersea Arts Centre, People’s Palace Projects and Brazilian Artist and Cultural Leader Marcus Faustini.
Suzie’s passion for young people and their development as artists, arts professionals and individuals is what keeps her excited by what Contact does on a daily basis.