Dancefest has a skilled and dedicated board of trustees

Chris Stenton (Chair), Executive Director of People Dancing

Helen Annetts, Freelance PR Consultant

Johnny Autin International Dance Artist & Choreographer

Manda Graham (Joint Vice-Chair) Independent Arts Consultant

Paul James Chief Commercial Officer at Birmingham Royal Ballet

Andrew Johnson CGMA, ACMA, BA (Hons), qualified Management Accountant

Heidi Murphy, theatre maker, producer and community engagement consultant, Creative Director of CAGED Arts

Penny Perrett (Joint Vice-Chair) Freelance Dance Education Consultant

Jigsaw Performance Company

Jigsaw Performance Company

Dancefest Advisors

Dancefest is keen to hear from potential advisors, particularly dance practitioners, people with a background in business, finance and fundraising, law or health.

If you're interested in becoming an advisor, please contact Rose Beeston, Artistic Director, on 01905 611199 or