Anna Hainsworth announced as producer at Birmingham Royal Ballet
Birmingham Royal Ballet has announced Anna Hainsworth as their new in-house Producer.
Anna Hainsworth is a producer working across dance, theatre and opera. Anna has worked in a breadth of roles within the arts sector, beginning her career in fundraising before moving into creative learning and producing, with companies including Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, Elmhurst School for Dance, Opera North and Scottish Chamber Orchestra.
Since 2021, Anna was Senior Producer for Scottish Dance Theatre and Dundee Rep Theatre, and prior to this was the Tour and Projects Producer for National Dance Company Wales, managing a varied programme of new commissions, organising and delivering tours throughout the UK and abroad, and managing projects including Scottish Dance Theatre’s co-production with Celtic Connections in 2023 and NDCWales performances as part of the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.
In 2021, she began a freelance practice, working on projects with independent artists and established companies, including Scottish Opera, Surrogate Productions, Jasmine Ellis (Munich) and Rosana Ribeiro (Salzburg). Anna holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Arts, Festivals and Cultural Management from Queen Margaret University and is Chair of New Opera in Scotland Events (NOISE).
Anna said: “I’m delighted and very privileged to be joining the team at Birmingham Royal Ballet. The diversity and scale of projects delivered by this ambitious company is incredibly exciting and I’m looking forward to delivering performances which attract new audiences and ballet enthusiasts alike.”
Birmingham Royal Ballet will begin a UK tour of Sir Peter Wright’s classic production of The Sleeping Beauty in its 40th anniversary year from 8 February. Visit www.brb.org.uk to book now.