Amanda Huxtable

Artistic Director/CEO

Amanda Huxtable is Artistic Director and CEO at Eclipse Theatre. Prior to this, Amanda was Artistic Associate at Hull Truck Theatre and is Chair at RJC Dance in Leeds. With over 20 years directing and producing experience, she has built her portfolio across the UK, USA and Canada, having worked with Belgrade Theatre, Red Ladder, Proper Job Theatre, Yorkshire Women’s Theatre, Chol Theatre, Virtual Migrants, Tayo Aluko and Vanitas Arts.

Amanda’s other work includes co-Artistic Director at Hidden Gems (with writer Marcia Layne) a touring company that presents Black British stories. Together with Vanitas Arts she is also developing an immersive theatre piece based on Trumpet, the debut novel by Scottish Nigerian poet Jackie Kay.

Amanda is also on the steering committee of Huddersfield Literature Festival and was the Chair of governors at Birkby Junior School in West Yorkshire.