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Mark Foley to take part in the Creative Minds Symposium

6 September 2017

Joining our panel of leading thinkers, contemporary philosophers and creative minds at Sadler’s Wells on Saturday 28 October is Mark Foley.

Mark Foley has specialist expertise in the design of theatres, auditoria spaces and buildings for the performing arts. He has gained particular experience in the design of modern and classical dance facilities and he carries out consultancy and research in this field. His work has led to numerous publications, participation on advisory bodies and teaching positions. Mark has undertaken many studies to explore cultural regeneration working closely with arts business and management consultants to develop strategies and establish the feasibility of particular cultural projects.
Mark is the Principal responsible for many of the theatre, concert hall and performing arts projects in the practice including, the Almeida Theatre Islington, the Royal Hall Harrogate and the Crucible Sheffield. He has designed a number of buildings for schools including the award winning Performing Arts Centre at Frensham Heights School and the Menuhin Hall, a purpose built 316 seat concert hall for the Yehudi Menuhin School. His current and recent projects include the two auditoria, designed to respond to a variety of performance types including opera, symphony concerts, music theatre, drama and dance, for the Onassis Cultural Centre in Athens and five dance studios, the first stage of a three-phase masterplan for the Tring Park School for the Performing Arts.

The Creative Minds Symposium brings together a panel of leading thinkers, contemporary philosophers and creative minds at Sadler’s Wells on Saturday 28 October, to analyse, respond and debate a shared moment of performance – Jasmin Vardimon’s critically acclaimed production of Pinocchio.

Find out more about the Creative Minds Symposium and how you can book your free ticket here: http://jasminvardimon.com/2017/08/creative-minds-symposium/