Rita Vėlavičiūtė - Programmes Manager
0131 243 2757
Rita joined Arts & Business Scotland in November 2019 as Programmes Coordinator.
Since moving to Scotland and graduating with a Joint BA (Hons) degree in Festival & Events Management and Tourism Management, Rita worked in various roles at festivals, theatres and charities such as Edinburgh International Festival, Edinburgh Science Festival, TED Conferences, National Museums of Scotland, Capital Theatres, The Royal Society of Edinburgh and most recently she was a Creative Producer at Licketyspit Theatre Company.
Rita has over 7 years of experience in producing and delivering a wide range of projects, programmes and events for diverse audiences whilst collaborating and building partnerships with local, national and international organisations.
Rita has a particular interest and enthusiasm for creativity, learning and knowledge sharing and is currently a member of the CreativeMornings Edinburgh team which organises monthly breakfast lecture series that bring together the local creative community to connect, share and celebrate its local talent.