Anna Disley is the Executive Director at New Writing North. She joined the organisation 12 years ago as its first Education Director and is responsible for all the work we do with young people, schools and communities. Anna also takes a lead on all the theatre and script development work we do, including as producer of our touring show for under 7s. Anna leads on partnerships with BBC and Channel 4 around talent development and with Northumbria University around our Crime Story festival. Anna is a board member of the Queens Hall in Hexham and Tender Buttons Theatre Company, she is Chair of Unfolding Theatre based in Newcastle.