Heidi Vaughan to take over at Tobacco Factory

Heidi Vaughan is to succeed Mike Tweddle as artistic director of Bristol’s Tobacco Factory Theatres.

Currently artistic director and joint CEO at the Travelling Light Theatre Company, also in Bristol, Vaughan previously worked at the Egg in Bath and Kazzum, London. She will take up her new role in January.

“It’s a time to connect and listen, build trust and collaborate to ensure TFT is an authentic home for creative adventures and imagination” she said. “It’s a precious space, housing a hugely diverse range of work in a brilliant city, which I have had a relationship with for over 25 years. It’s really only just beginning to sink in.”
Mike Tweddle is currently programming his final season, which includes a new in-house autumn production, and an international collaboration to be launched in September.


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