Alan Rivett is Director of Warwick Arts Centre, the largest multi-disciplinary venue in the UK outside London, based on the campus of University of Warwick in Coventry. Since being appointed in 2001 he has successfully steered Warwick Arts Centre’s programme to a position where it regularly hosts high profile, contemporary, international theatre, music, visual arts and interdisciplinary events. Warwick Arts Centre regularly commissions new work from leading artists and has a generative programme for emerging artists. Alan Chairs the UK wide Dance Touring Partnership, comprising leading UK venues committed to promoting international contemporary dance.
Alan is also a board member of Shared Experience Theatre Company and The British Association of Concert Halls.
Alan is a member of the University of Warwick Council and has just retired as Chair of Fierce Festival ltd, leading an annual festival of contemporary live art and performance in Birmingham.