Sharon Paterson Associate Director Culture & Engagement | MIMA & Teesside University

Sharon Paterson

Sharon plays a significant role in supporting the creative and cultural economy in the Tees Valley and wider North East. She serves as a member of a number of cultural sector boards including Chair of Board of Trustees for Theatre Hullabaloo, an Arts Council National Portfolio Organisation and a national sector lead in theatre for young audiences and Vice Chair of Dance City (the regional dance development organisation for the North East of England). She is a member of the North East Cultural Partnership (NECP) Board and works as member of the NECP Case for Culture Steering Group, acting as Chair for the Talent and Progression Working Group. Sharon is also Chair of the Creative Darlington Board; a member of Tees Valley Combined Authority Culture Thematic Group and a member of Design Network North Strategy Board.

Sharon has worked at Teesside University since 2008, originally as an Associate Dean for Enterprise and Business Engagement. Prior to taking up this post she was Head of Performing Arts at Northumbria University managing a portfolio of programmes at Undergraduate and Post Graduate level in Drama, Performance, Dance and Music.


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Creative Policy in the Devolved Tees Valley

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