Leila D'Aronville, Managing Director
Leila has worked in the cultural sector in the North East for over 15 years’; with a varied career working as part of the media and marketing team who launched Sage Gateshead; 4 years in the management team of the National Singing Campaign, Sing Up; 3 years as a senior manager in the Bridge North East programme, connecting children and young people with great arts and culture; and more recently producing Asunder – the award-winning North East’s only 14-18 NOW commission; remembering the role of Sunderland and the North East during the First World War – shown above.
With a background in drama, Leila has also co-led Mongrel UK, a theatre company made up of young people newly arrived to the North East.
Leila has a passion and drive to create exciting opportunities for the people of the North East to take part in cultural activity by developing interesting and innovative partnerships.
Since joining Northern Roots Leila had taken on a lead role with the Freedom City 2017 programme.