Katie Posner & Charlotte Bennett: ‘Let’s challenge and unpick’

“Charlotte has always said: ‘If Paines Plough ever comes up, we’re going to go for it and we’re going to get it.’ I think she just knew.” Because two artistic directors ran the company previously, it set an expectation that a job share could be possible. “There’s this old idea of artistic director as rockstar,” Bennett says. “But the idea of a singular vision is not something I buy into.” As a pair, Posner says: “You’re scrutinising things through two lenses. You’re challenging each other all the time in a really healthy way.”

For The Stage, I spoke to Katie Posner and Charlotte Bennett about their aims and ambitions for Paines Plough.

Read it here.


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