Amanda Huxtable

Artistic Director/CEO

Amanda Huxtable is the new CEO and Artistic Director of Eclipse Theatre which celebrates its tenth and most unusual year in 2020! 

Amanda has enjoyed directing for theatre for over 20 years. She most recently trained as an ITV television Director after supporting the casting of the Baileys’ the new Black family in Coronation Street.  Bold and innovative with a nod to the historical and relevant, Amanda is a versatile Director and Creative Producer. Through her work she examines collective histories in relation to the social sciences and human behaviours. She has made numerous productions with both professional and community cast members combined. The latest funded by XR Stories with Vanitas Arts research in immersive digital theatre. Amanda’s training ground consisted of both Manchester Metropolitan University where she studied performing arts, visual arts and creative writing alongside essential time spent with communities.

Her leadership roles in the cultural sector include being the Chair of RJC Dance, one of the inaugural Changemakers in 2017 and serving as a member of the Senior Management team at Hull Truck Theatre.