Stella Hall, FRSA is a freelance creative producer, with a commitment to connecting people and place through culture. She co-founded the Green Room, Manchester, was Director, Warwick Arts Centre and Festival Director, Belfast Festival at Queen’s. As Deputy Director, NGI, she led the Culture10 programme across the North East.
She was Festival Director of Preston Guild 2012 and in 2013 co-founded Festival of Thrift (www.festivalofthrift.co.uk) the National Festival of Sustainable Living in Redcar. In 2020 it won the People, Environment, Achievement Award, for its digital and hyperlocal Festivals under lockdown.
Stella has served on a range of boards including National Theatre, LIFT, Artsadmin and others. She is currently a board member of Redcar Town Deal, D6:EU (Cyprus) and Rosie Kay Dance.
She is a committed internationalist and has advised and learnt from cultural organisations in Eastern Europe, India, China, Turkey, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. Alongside producing and place shaping consultancies she regularly mentors younger professionals, and is committed to the values of Queen Mary in creating accessible and high quality education and excellent research.