Jen Walke-Myles jen@activateperformingarts.org.uk

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Executive Producer, Inside Out Dorset
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Jen has been working at Activate for 6 years – initially as Inside Out Dorset Festival Producer and now as Executive Producer. An experienced Arts Manager and Producer working in the industry for 14 years – Jen has worked in roles across marketing, administration and management at Artsadmin, Norfolk & Norwich Festival, Pacitti Company (and SPILL Festival of Performance) as well as working as an Independent Producer of her own outdoor events Rock a Hula, The Fete Encounter and Lah-di-dah – which toured UK festivals and venues extensively between 2007 and 2015. At Pacitti Company, Jen worked on delivery of Cultural Olympiad project for Artists Taking The Lead ‘On Landguard Point’ which included a feature film, helping the company establish a new company base and ‘Think Tank’ facility in Ipswich and delivering 5 international festivals all within 5 years. With knowledge of working in visual arts, live art, experimental theatre and outdoor arts, she has had the privilege of supporting talented artists including hula hoopers, visual artists, rockabilly bands, street arts, live artists, European circus companies and high profile composers.