Pawlet Brookes FRSA

Chief Executive and Artistic Director

Pawlet is an accomplished and experienced senior manager and producer who has been at the heart of the development of Black arts centres, from Marketing Manager at the Nia Centre (Manchester) in the 90s to the Artistic Director of Peepul Centre (Leicester) and Chief Executive of Rich Mix (London). She has been the Arts Council…

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Amy Grain

Administrator

Amy Grain is Serendipity’s Administrator. Amy began working with Serendipity as an Education Intern for Let’s Dance International Frontiers in 2013 after graduating from University of Leicester with a BSc degree in Psychology.

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Julie Smith

Project Manager

Julie is Serendipity’s Project Manager having over 20 years’ experience of working in the public, private and voluntary sectors. She has a background in the arts both as a performer and administrator. A former De Montfort University student, Julie graduated with a BA (Hons) in Performing Arts (Dance). Julie has worked with a number of…

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Courtney Beadle

Administration Assistant

Courtney Beadle is Serendipity’s Assistant Administrator. She graduated from De Montfort University in the summer of 2017 with a BA(Hons) in Arts and Festival Management and Dance. After attending Serendipity’s events and workshops during her time at university, she is now looking forward to gaining practical experience in organisation and development of performance events whilst…

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Zara Emmett

Intern

Zara Emmett is a final year student at De Montfort University studying Contemporary Dance (BA Hons). She is currently on placement at Serendipity to gain a greater understanding of how the dance industry works and how Serendipity operates within it. She first started volunteering for Serendipity in her first year as front of house and…

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Sam Warren

Creative Development Manager

Sam Warren is Serendipity’s Creative Development Manager. He graduated from De Montfort University in the summer of 2014 with a BA (Hons) in Music, Technology and Innovation. Sam is also coming to the conclusion of a Research Masters (Relationships between Acousmatic Music and Movement Practice). Sam is a composer and has created music for a…

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