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Nationality  British
Spouse(s)  Kathryn Spellman-Poots

Name  Alex Poots
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Full Name  Alexander Moinet Poots
Occupation  Artistic Director and Chief Executive of the Culture Shed
Children  1 daughter (born 2007) 1 son (born 2011)

Alma mater  City University London

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Alexander Moinet Poots (born in Edinburgh in 1967), is the founding chief executive and artistic director of The Shed (Hudson Yards) in New York City. He was formerly the founding chief executive and artistic director of the Manchester International Festival (2005-2015) and the artistic director of Park Avenue Armory (2012-2015).

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Early life

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Alexander Moinet Poots was born in Edinburgh in 1967, to a French mother and an Irish father and studied the trumpet from a young age.

Education

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Poots studied for a BSc in music at City University London.

Awards

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  • 2012 Diaghilev Award for The Life and Death of Marina Abramović
  • 2015 CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours of 2015 for services to the arts.
  • Personal life

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    Poots is married to American sociology professor, and author of Religion and Nation, Dr Kathryn Spellman-Poots. They have two children, a girl (born 2007) and a boy (born 2011).

    Talk

  • Alistair Spalding (Chair), Alex Poots (Guest), Tania Harrison (Guest) (October 2009). In the Spirit of Diaghilev - Entrepreneurs Talk (Video). Lilian Baylis Studio, Sadler's Wells Theatre, London: Sadler's Wells. Retrieved 5 August 2015. 
  • References

    Alex Poots Wikipedia


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