Roy Luxford

Programme Director

Short Bio

Roy is Programme Director at the Edinburgh International Festival. Roy takes the strategic lead in creating and producing the annual three-week multi artform Festival. His directorate includes programming, artistic management, technical and learning & engagement. Previously he worked as a London based independent producer of dance, theatre and music-theatre on large-scale international productions and tours. His work includes engagements at the Barbican and Sadler's Wells Theatre, and has produced work with presenters around the world, including Brooklyn Academy of Music, the Lincoln Center, Sydney 2000 Olympic Arts Festival, Chekhov Festival Moscow, and the Venice Biennale. He is a member of UK Theatre (formerly TMA), and is the lead industry expert for the European Festivals Association annual Young Producers Atelier.  


Van Cleef & Arpels
Prize for Ballet 2021

Coppélia: The fourth industrial revolution

United Kingdom
Edinburgh International Festival


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