Alex Poots
"What is key across all MIF shows is the focus on the artist: we go on a journey with them, nurturing long‑term relationships and supporting them to make ambitious work."
Alex Poots is the founding CEO and Artistic Director of Manchester International Festival. After MIF15, he will be moving to New York and taking up the post of founding CEO and Artistic Director of Culture Shed, a new, $350‑million centre for artistic and cultural innovation that is due to open in 2018.