New Vice President for ArtsEd


We are delighted to announce David Grindrod’s appointment as Vice President of ArtsEd.  David has been an advocate and ambassador of ArtsEd for many years and a trustee since 2011.  His new role will build on this foundation of invaluable support and we are thrilled that students and staff alike will continue to benefit from the generosity with which David shares his extraordinary expertise and experience.   

“One of the joys of my daily life is finding and working with new talent and I look forward to continuing my association with ArtsEd, an organisation that truly understands how to develop the potential of their students.”

Jane Harrison, Principal says: “We are immensely pleased that David will be continuing his long-standing support of ArtsEd in the role of Vice President.  We are very lucky indeed to have someone of his experience and reputation working with us all.”

David launched David Grindrod Associates in 1998 specialising in casting for musical theatre across the West End and internationally, as well as casting for film and television. Key ventures include Mary Poppins Returns (Disney), School of Rock (New London), Beauty and the Beast (Disney), Bat Out of Hell (London Coliseum), Matilda (Cambridge Theatre), Groundhog Day (Old Vic) and Mamma Mia! The Movie (Universal).