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Rob Lehmann announced as Lyric’s New Director of Young Lyric

Rob Lehmann comes to the Lyric from the Young Vic Theatre, where he is currently the Head of Participation within the award winning Taking Part department

The Lyric Hammersmith Theatre are delighted to announce the appointment of Rob Lehmann as their new Director of Young Lyric.

Rob comes to the Lyric from the Young Vic Theatre, where he is currently the Head of Participation. Over the last five years he has developed and delivered the Young Vic’s participatory offer to over 3,000 young people including international exchanges, touring productions and multiple initiatives that have specialised in talent development. As a freelance practitioner he has worked with the Kiln, the Old Vic and Oval House.

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The Lyric has a national reputation for its ground breaking work with young people working with over 30,000 young people a year. As West London’s largest creative hub, the Lyric is home to an innovative partnership of arts organisations who work together to deliver affordable classes and activities year round. The Lyric runs extensive schools initiatives and sector leading specialist programmes for young people who are facing extreme challenge, offering life-changing and pre-professional training programmes providing that vital step into secure sustainable careers within the creative industries.

Rob Lehmann will join the Lyric in January 2020.