Kala Sangam 16th July 2019

Team

To contact a member of the team, please call 01274 303340 or email info@kalasangam.org

Alex Croft

Alex Croft

Creative Director

Alex began his career at Northern Ballet working in both press and marketing before joining West Yorkshire Playhouse and then Phoenix Dance Theatre where he headed up the organisation’s marketing team. In 2014 he joined Arts Council England as Relationship Managed for Dance, working closely with both independent artists and arts organisations across the North. He is a Board Member at balletLORENT and a former trustee of Pyramid of Arts.

Alex is responsible for programming all artistic activity at Kala Sangam and leading on support for artists. To discuss any artistic ideas you may have either email alex@kalasangam.org or tweet @alexrobertcroft.

Cat Scott

Cat Scott

Marketing and Admin Assistant

Cat has a broad array of experience in art galleries and events across Bradford and further afield. She aims to attract younger audiences to Kala Sangam, by using a variety of marketing techniques. As well as leading workshops and working closely with the arts team at exhibitions and events.

Cat also works as an Artist and Curator, where she leads collaborative projects with artists, scientists and makers as an active member of The Superposition collective based in Leeds, to create artworks and to curate exhibitions and events.

Follow her instagram page for the latest news @catscottsciart.

Fay Beesley

Fay Beesley

Education and Outreach Officer

Fay graduated in Theatre at York St John’s University in 2015 and since graduating, she has gained considerable experience of working with children and young people through the arts as a freelance theatre facilitator. She has collaborated with a number of theatre companies, schools, health research institutes, charity organisations and freelance artists.

She is also a recognised performance artist and has performed both nationally and internationally.  Fay has performed at the Camden’s People Theatre, London, the Imperial War Museum North and Teatro Ibréco in Lisbon.

In her role she plans for Kala Sangam to continue delivering excellent and high quality art based workshops and projects, as well as engaging the communities of Bradford to participate and gain a passion for the arts.

To find out more about what workshops and classes we offer contact Fay at fay@kalasangam.org or tweet @Fayble3

Jez Arrow

Jez Arrow

Head of Finance

Jez has more than twenty years’ experience as a senior arts manager, director and artist in a wide range of contexts, including development of an independent multi-arts venue in the North East and bookkeeper on a Scottish feature film with BBC broadcast in 2013. He’s also worked extensively with young people throughout his career, many of them young carers, looked after children and those excluded from education, including tutoring at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland on the Film & Performance elective for young people.

Mo Khan

Mo Khan

Facilities Assistant

Mo is a Facilities Assistant at Kala Sangam.

Mohammed Iftikar

Mohammed Iftikar

Facilities Manager

Ifty is the welcoming face of our reception desk. He coordinates bookings and assists with the running of St Peter’s House.

Mat Schofield

Mat Schofield

Caretaker

Mat is the Caretaker at Kala Sangam.

Sidra Bi

Sidra Bi

Bookkeeper

Sidra is the Bookkeeper at Kala Sangam.

Steve O'Connell

Steve O'Connell

Head of Commercial

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Steve is responsible for promoting our versatile space that can host a variety of events and functions. He strongly believes in the value that arts can add to both business and communities. Steve has spent his career in sales; he is from Bradford and is passionate about promoting the city – especially its football team.

Suleman Rahman

Suleman Rahman

Facilities Assistant

Suleman is a Facilities Assistant at Kala Sangam.

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