Marc Dunleavy is a Producer and Project Manager of live music, theatre and immersive art, with a particular focus on education, participation, and engagement, through a desire to make the arts more inclusive, accessible and diverse. Marc has worked as a freelance Producer with Mahogany Opera since January 2018, with a focus on managing and developing the Snappy Opera programme.
For Harrogate International Festivals, Marc is Programming Lead for a portfolio of literary festivals and has managed the BID activation for Harrogate Welcomes The World (2019), programmed & produced the Spiegeltent Festival and Children’s Festival (2016 & 2018) and programmed and managed the Harrogate Music Festival’s 50th anniversary programme of music, theatre, dance and immersive art (2016), as well as managing the organisations music education programme. Other recent engagements include Fundraising Consultant for The Voices Foundation, Producer for Voicings Collective, Assistant Producer with The Multi-Story Orchestra and Pastoral Lead with Orchestras For All, as well as a range of consultancy work. Previously at Opera North, Marc produced and toured Cautionary Tales (2011), The Firework Maker’s Daughter (2013) and A Ceremony of Carols (2013) as well as managing the organisation's youth ensembles and producing a range of engagement and participation projects for young people, families, vulnerable adults and developing artists.