Matthew Jones is co-founder of 1DegreeEast and a creative producer, who has worked in theatre and dance for over 25 years. He has overseen over seventy productions, including co-productions with the Royal Opera House, National Theatre and Sadler’s Wells. His work is predominantly in physical theatre, dance and outdoor arts, has produced performances and creative projects in over 25 countries, and is also currently the Executive Director of Ballo Arthur Pita. He has been the General Manager of Greenwich+Docklands Festivals, and of Akademi; the Executive Producer of Nitro, as well as Producer of David Glass Ensemble and Tara Arts. He has been a Trustee of Greenwich Dance, Greenwich+Docklands Festivals, Commicado, Nitro, Inside Job and Chair of the Independent Theatre Council. Matthew is a Senior Research Fellow and a Visiting Lecturer at London South Bank University, as well as a tutor for creative producers on the MA for Advanced Theatre Practice at Central School of Speech and Drama.
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