Abigail Walton

Abigail Walton


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Abigail Walton is Director of Development at Dancers’ Career Development – the charity for professional dancers from every background, every genre, across the UK, and at every career stage. Abigail brings over a decade of relationship-led fundraising experience, gained at world-leading arts and heritage organisations across the north of England. She began her cultural career at The Wordsworth Trust and has fundraised for Sheffield Museums, Northern Ballet and Sheffield Theatres. She served as a Trustee for Arts on the Run for four years, supporting artists (including brilliant dancers!) with a history of migration or seeking sanctuary. She is a member of the Institute of Fundraising’s Sole Fundraisers’ Committee. Abigail holds a BA (Hons) and an MA in English Literature from the University of Sheffield. She wrote her interdisciplinary MA dissertation on the poet, dancer and dance critic Edwin Denby.

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