Eclipse Theatre is thrilled to announce two new appointments in senior management. In December 2019 Amanda Huxtable will become the new Artistic Director and CEO, and Shawab Iqbal will join the company as Executive Producer. Currently in Sheffield and moving to Leeds, Eclipse is the foremost Black-led national touring company in the UK, developing new artists and delivering diverse programming in theatre, film and radio across the country.
Eclipse Theatre’s mission is to use the Black British experience to create new work to enrich the stories shared with theatre audiences nationwide, and to diversify those audiences.. The company’s productions include: Black Men Walking (nominated for the UK Theatre ‘Best New Play’ and Writer’s
Guild ‘Best Play’ 2019), A Raisin in the Sun (nominated for UK Theatre ‘Best Touring Production’) and One Monkey Don’t Stop No Show.