Deborah Bull CBE is the Creative Director at the Royal Opera House.
Deborah, danced with The Royal Ballet for twenty years before taking up a new position at the Royal Opera House, specifically focused on developing new art, new artists and new audiences. Her areas of responsibility include Audience Engagement strategies, Olympics Planning, Main Stage Summer Season programming, Big Screen programming, ROH On the Road, ROH Collections as well as ROH2, the ROH’s contemporary producing arm.
She has regularly presented on television and radio, including the award-winning BBC series, The Dancer’s Body, and has published three books – The Vitality Plan, Dancing Away and Faber’s Guide to Classical Ballets.
Deborah has received Honorary Doctorates from Derby, Sheffield, Kent and the Open Universities and was named a Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 1999. She has served on Arts Council England and as a Governor of the BBC.