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Fergus Evans // CHIEF EXECUTIVE - Big Feast

Fergus Evans // CHIEF EXECUTIVE

Fergus has been working in arts administration since 1999. He has held senior and executive level roles for some of the UK’s leading arts organisations including PANDA Performing Arts Network, Contact, Queer Up North Festival and Camden People’s Theatre. As an independent producer Fergus has worked with a wide range of artists including Louise Orwin, Little Soldier and Theatre Ad Infinitum. He was previously Relationship Manager for Theatre at Arts Council England. Fergus is a certified life coach. He is also an Associate Artist with The Albany and an award winning writer.  His full length poetry collection ‘On Euclid Ave’ is published by Flapjack Press.

 

 

 

KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

  • Raised over £606K in funds through grants and donations
  • Secured an additional £76K in commissions
  • Reached over 3K people around the country as participants and audience members
  • Curated programmes of contemporary performance featuring artists like Liz Aggiss, Jackie Kay and Dean Atta for a range of venues and festivals

SPECIALISMS:

Live art // Devised theatre // Spoken word // Literature & poetry // Contemporary circus // Physical & visual theatre // Outdoor art // Venue & festival programming // Tourbooking // Fundraising & development // Business planning // Artist development // Dramaturgy