Rob Lehmann has worked as the Head of Participation at the Young Vic theatre for the past five years.
Rob Lehman announced as new director of Young Lyric5:06, 7th November 2019
The Lyric Theatre have announced Rob Lehmann as the new director for their youth theatre programme.
The London based theatre’s appointment of Rob Lehmann, follows on from his work with the Young Vic Theatre where he is currently working as the Head of Participation in the Taking Part department. During the past five years he has worked on touring productions and initiatives that have specialised in talent development, in turn, delivering and growing the Young Vic’s participatory offering in order to reach thousands of young people.
The Lyric Joint Chief Executives, Sian Alexander and Rachel O’Riordan says: ‘Our commitment to young people’s creativity is at the heart of what we do at the Lyric and we are delighted that Rob will be joining us to lead this incredibly vital work and our unique partnership programmes. Rob brings his many years of experience from the Young Vic and we’re excited to work with him on developing and building on our work with young people onstage and offstage.’
On his appointment Rob Lehmann says: ‘I am absolutely delighted to be joining Rachel O’Riordan and Sian Alexander at the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre. Ever since I first encountered the Lyric, I knew it was the home of talent development for emerging artists. Its commitment and facilities available for young people to achieve their full artistic potential is second to none. I’m very excited to be part of the awe-inspiring world that is the Lyric.’