Maggie Clarke, Director
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Maggie set up XTRAX in 2001 as an arts development and event delivery organisation, and it is now one of the leading outdoor arts and events organisations in the UK. XTRAX has run numerous showcases to promote UK artists to an international audience, as well as supported the development of outdoor shows from diverse artists in the UK, and programmed and delivered successful festivals and events for clients including Arts Council England, Greenwich+Docklands International Festival, Mintfest, Fuse Medway Festival, Manchester City Council, Liverpool City Council to name a few. Maggie is the producer of the large-scale outdoor show As The World Tipped by Wired Aerial Theatre, Directed by Nigel Jamieson, and is a founder member of the Without Walls consortium, a partnership of outdoor festivals that has commissioned and supported more than 100 new projects by UK artists.
Prior to setting up XTRAX, Maggie worked in a variety of roles for a number of venues and festivals, including working for Manchester International Arts (Streets Ahead festival); Manchester Festival; small-scale touring venue Greenroom; Oldham Metropolitan Borough
Council; and for numerous touring theatre and performance companies. She has also worked as a sponsorship consultant, managing corporate sponsorships for a number of festivals and events.