Spektrix Conference 2019

Speakers Collection

Liam Evans-Ford

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Theatr Clwyd is the largest producing theatre in Wales. Over the last two years they have produced 23 productions – with over 700,000 people having watched their produced and presented work across the UK. The company employs over 500 people each year including core, casual and freelance workers. Since taking up the post of Executive Director Theatr Clwyd has increased its annual turnover from £5m to £6.9m

Before moving to Clwyd Liam worked as 2015 project Associate for York Theatre Royal – leading on business continuity planning and delivery during the £6 million re-development of their building. He became York Theatre Royal’s Associate Producer in October 2015.

Liam moved to Yorkshire following the offer to produce on The York Mystery Plays 2012 production, went onto produce Blood + Chocolate for Pilot Theatre, Slung Low and York Theatre Royal and then took up post as Interim General Manager for Sheffield Crucible Theatres.

Liam co-founded Sprite Productions, which produced 10 years of Site-Specific Shakespeare at Ripley Castle. He was also the first Producer of The Factory and produced their work at The Globe, The Hampstead Theatre, The Rose, at music festivals, bars and underground tunnels, around the UK and into Europe as well as for BBC Radio 4.

Liam currently sits on the North Wales Arts, Health and Wellbeing Steering Committee, The Wales Arts Health and Well-being Network Steering Group, the SOLT and UK Theatre Workforce Consortium and is a trustee at Creu Cymru.