Alice McGrath is an experienced arts producer, facilitator and collaborator. She works with artists and organisations in the development, creation and presentation performing arts and creative projects and events.
Alice’s practice includes: supporting and collaborating with artists; facilitating thinking, dialogue and creative processes; creating conditions for arts development to thrive in and managing cultural events.
Throughout her career Alice has held a variety of roles in Scottish arts including Executive Producer at Scottish Dance Theatre (2014-15), Director of Creative Development, Participation and Research at macrobert arts centre (2011-2014) and Creative Development Director at Imaginate (2002-2011). Alice has recently set up a new company Red Bridge Arts to provide a supportive structure to stimulate and sustain artists’ development and practice. The company’s mission is to nourish creativity and encourage curiosity.
A graduate of Stirling University, Alice completed the School of Education’s Postgraduate Certificate in Creativity in 2008. She further developed her studies in 2009, attending and graduating from Creative & Cultural Skills Scotland, Leadership Programme. She is trained as a mentor and as a Critical Response Process facilitator.
Alice is on the board of directors of Magnetic North Theatre Company and Janice Parker Projects. She is also a trustee with the Tom McGrath Trust, set up to support writers, in memory of the life and legacy of her father Tom McGrath, poet and playwright, who died in 2009.