MDI Merseyside Dance Initiative
Inspiring people through dance

Staff Team & Board

Karen Gallagher MBE

Karen Gallagher MBE

Artistic Director

Responsible for the effective and efficient management of the artistic and business development of the organisation within the policies determined by the Board.

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Maxine Brown

Maxine Brown

Community Dance Artist - African Peoples' Dance (part time)

Responsible for developing the practical delivery of African Peoples’ Dance. Delivers a programme of activity that informs and develops the awareness of African Peoples’ Dance across Merseyside.

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Jennifer Hale

Jennifer Hale

Community Dance Artist (Currently on maternity leave)

Responsible for the effective and efficient delivery of the MDI dance programme.  Delivers an outreach project of dance activity that incorporates community and educational work throughout the boroughs of Merseyside.

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Laura Hall

Laura Hall

Finance and Communications Officer

Responsible for the effective and efficient administration, finance, marketing and communications of MDI.

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Paul Doyle

Paul Doyle

Community Dance Artist (part time)

Responsible for the effective and efficient delivery of the MDI dance programme.  Delivers an outreach project of dance activity that incorporates community and educational work throughout the boroughs of Merseyside.

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Adam Cooper

Finance & Administration Officer

Responsible for the effective and efficient administration, finance and communications of MDI.

Dr. Cathy Butterworth

Chair

Programme Manager at The Arts Centre

Tunde Zack-Williams

Trustee

Professor at UCLAN

Hazel Russell

Trustee

Fundraiser, Keele University

Andrew Winder

Trustee

PR and comms NML

Paul Russ

Trustee

CEO Dance 4

Dr. Pauline Brooks

Trustee

Reader in Dance LJMU