executive director (Programme and Impact)
New Writing North
Anna Disley is executive director (Programme and Impact) at New Writing North, the literature development agency for the north. She joined the organisation as its first education director to establish young people and community programmes for New Writing North. She now runs the organisation’s Young Writers’ programme as well as working with communities on talent development; especially with under-represented groups, theatre and script development and research and evaluation.
Anna is chair of Unfolding Theatre and a trustee of Open Clasp Theatre Company based in Newcastle upon Tyne.