Anna Stapleton Trustee and Chair

Anna is a performing arts manager with over 40 years’ experience of working in the arts. Her experience includes work as a Company Stage Manager and Administrative Director and senior posts in three different national and regional funding agencies including nine years as Drama & Dance Director at the Scottish Arts Council.

On stepping down as Administrative Director from the Citizens Theatre, she retrained as a mentor in 2013. Since then, she has been mentoring young professionals and working as a facilitator with theatre organisations. Previous trusteeships include the Theatres Trust and Horsecross Arts, Perth. Currently she is a Council member of the Scottish Arts Club and a member of the Advisory Committee of the Friends of the National Galleries of Scotland.

“I am proud to be joining Luminate in its tenth anniversary year and to work with my fellow trustees and the staff, to ensure the organisation continues to lead developments to make access to, and involvement with, quality creative arts experiences for the older person a reality.”