Dan Schumann

Senior Consultant

As part of the Tricolor team, Dan supported Hull City Council in their successful £2 million Cultural Recovery Fund bid to The Arts Council/DCMS to support Hull’s City Hall and New Theatre. Dan has also worked with Durham Cathedral to develop a unique, exciting, innovative and commercially viable creative programme that will develop audiences, boost income and underpin post-Covid recovery for the cathedral. 

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Dan is an experienced senior manager and consultant within the theatre and cultural sector with over twenty years’ experience as a producer, theatre manager and local authority arts officer. Dan has worked in a diverse range of organisations including the private, public and third sectors, in venues and non-venues, both in the West End and throughout the UK. He has produced and directed off-Broadway as well as 35 Edinburgh Fringe sell-out and award-winning productions. 

 

He has a sound and proven knowledge of the arts, theatre, producing, arts administration, arts funding, arts development, project management and is a respected professional with high level arts management experience.

 

He is a member of The Arts Council Regional Board for East and South East England and Fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts. He is a full member of the Institute of Fundraising and recently raised over £2.5 million for the Viva Spencer’s Mill project in Cambridgeshire, funded in part by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. 

 

Dan recently completed a commission for The Local Government Association and for Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation (NPO) Dash Arts, providing them with a ten-year business plan for a new 650 seat venue with 150 seat studio, rehearsal rooms, restaurant and bar. This enabled them to secure £31m+ for the Woolwich Works project by the Royal Borough of Greenwich to restore five heritage industrial buildings on the Royal Arsenal Woolwich, creating a new landmark cultural hub for London. 

 

As part of the Tricolor team, Dan supported Hull City Council in their successful £2 million Cultural Recovery Fund bid to The Arts Council/DCMS to support Hull’s City Hall and New Theatre. Dan has also worked with Durham Cathedral to develop a unique, exciting, innovative and commercially viable creative programme that will develop audiences, boost income and underpin post-Covid recovery for the cathedral. 

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