Annika Edge

Annika Edge, Head of Operations and Finance (Strategic Lead, TNP)
+44(0)161 227 8383
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Annika has a background in theatre producing and has extensive project and event management experience, having worked on festivals and events in Europe, New Zealand and the UK. Before joining XTRAX in early 2017, she managed Manchester’s 24:7 Theatre Festival for over several years and established a development scheme for young creatives. She is passionate about community engagement and creating entry and progression routes for festival organisers. She regularly provides coaching sessions as part of the CREATE Leadership programme.

For four years Annika was a Board member of Stretford Children’s Theatre, as well as running her own community events and placemaking company in Manchester.

Annika leads on the operations, HR and financial management for XTRAX and Without Walls, as well as overseeing the management of the Without Walls’ Touring Network Partnership, Audience Engagement activities and Evaluation.