twitter YouTube LinkedIn

Julia Negus



Black and white photo of Julia Negus.

Julia Negus is the Producer for Theatre Absolute, an award-winning theatre company in Coventry. After touring across the UK, she co-founded the Shop Front Theatre (SFT) in City Arcade in 2008 with Chris O’Connell (artistic director/writer for Theatre Absolute). The SFT is a theatre space housed in a disused fish and chip shop.

Julia is a member of Fri 13th which meets to amplify the voices of the Coventry’s independent artists and organisations. She sat on the City of Culture Steering Committee securing the title for Coventry for 2021. She is on the board of the WMCA Cultural Leadership Board.

Julia is also a visual artist, working primarily in textiles. Works include designing and creating the Godiva coat for Imagineer Productions (Coventry) for London 2012. In 2020 Julia was a guest speaker at the Textile Society of America regarding her work ‘The Visible Maker’ – a live craft performance using a 1919 treadle sewing machine and bespoke code.

 

Related news

Experiencing Leeds 2023: A volunteer at Leeds 2023 takes a picture during a 'soundwalk' called As You Are, pointing their phone upwards to the ceiling in Leeds County Arcade.
 
News

New Evaluation Learning Space unlocks hidden insights

The Centre for Cultural Value is launching an online resource hub to uncover the learning hidden in evaluations from the ...
Brightly coloured illustration. At the foot of the illustration there are four people, out of their heads come shoots that are all tangled up. They lead to mushroom type shapes with the words "exchange" "details" and "stories"
 
News

Discover new visual ways to think about co-creation

At a time when the cultural sector is increasingly invested in “co-creation” – what does the process look like in ...
A group of people talking in a circle at Rising Arts Agency's 'This Is The Work' event, surrounded by shelves of books at Bristol's Bookhaus bookshop.
Rising Arts Agency - This Is The Work (Photo by Olu Osinoiki)
News

This Is The Work: reflecting on new research findings about power in partnerships

How do power imbalances manifest in creative partnerships - and how do we remove the impact of these imbalances from ...
Pam Johnson is dressed in black and sitting on a table against a white background. To the site is a plant in a terracotta pot.
 
News

Talking cultural policymaking with Pam Johnson, Leeds City Council

Policymaking can seem to many a mysterious process. Meanwhile, the term 'policymakers' can conjure up ideas of a homogeneous group ...
Performance of 12 last songs. Colourful confetti in the foreground obscures the image.
Quarantine's 12 Last Songs, at HOME Theatre Manchester. Photo by Chris Payne.
News

In Arts Professional: The Beauty Project

Artist Sarah Hunter, physicist Rox Middleton and philosopher Lucy Tomlinson spotlight what they learnt from spending a year exploring the ...
Two people using a digital touch screen together in a museum
 
News

Watch online: Evaluation for Arts, Culture and Heritage Workshop

Have you taken our new free-to-access online course, Evaluation for Arts, Culture and Heritage: Principles and Practice? Did you miss ...






Keep in touch,

Sign up to our newsletter