governance

Rince agus Damhsa Teoranta was incorporated in 2001 as a company limited by guarantee.
Company Number: 341446. The company operates under the registered business name: Irish Modern Dance Theatre. 

The Revenue Commissioners granted charitable status to the company in January 2005 with the reference CHY 15296.

Consequent upon the commencement of the Charities Act, 2009, since October 2014 the company is a registered charity. Charity Number: 2005 2423.  By virtue of Section 2 of the Act, the directors of the company are deemed also to be charity trustees.

Click here to view the company’s Constitution (Memorandum and Articles of Association), which was most recently amended in August 2004.

The Members of the company are Anthony Doyle, Charlotte McIvor, Gavin Quinn, Rhona Murphy, Siobhan O’Malley, Jennifer Howard and Michael Scott. 

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Click the links below to view the Directors’ Report and Financial Statements for the following years;

2016             2015              2014

In June 2015 the trustees / directors committed to working towards compliance with the 
Code of Governance for Community and Voluntary Organisations www.governancecode.ie  and with
the Principles of Good Fund Raising, as drawn up by the Irish Charities Tax Reform Group (ICTRG).

Trustees / Directors

The trustees/directors of the company have ultimate responsibility for the general wellbeing and effective governance of the company.  
The year in which each director/trustee joined the board is given in parentheses.

Anthony Doyle, Chair (2009) is a Consultant providing specialist business and management advice and support to the financial services sector including governance and compliance support. He has worked for over 18 years in the investment and funds industry in both Australia and Ireland and has a broad range of skills including accountancy, corporate governance, fund administration and people management. Anthony is a qualified accountant and holds a Professional Certificate in Compliance. Anthony was a member of the Palestrina Choir and the Lassus Scholars, during which time he performed in various venues throughout Europe, Canada, the US and Russia.

Rhona Murphy (2016)is the principal and founder of RMM Consulting in Dublin. In this capacity she offers companies management advice and strategic planning, especially in the digital media space. She is also an independent board member and is a non-executive director of The Irish Times.
Ms. Murphy relocated back to her hometown of Dublin in 2015, from New York, where she was the CEO of the news website, The Daily Beast as well as Newsweek magazine. Prior to that she had been the  Publisher of Newsweek International and before that she worked for Dow Jones and The Wall Street Journal in New York and also in Singapore.

Gavin Quinn (2009) is one of the co-founders (with Aedín Cosgrove) of Pan Pan Theatre Company.  Outside of his work with Pan Pan, Gavin has directed for opera.

Michael Scott (2001) has been Theatre Director at Project Arts Centre, Programme Director, Dublin Theatre Festival, and Director of the Tivoli Theatre.  He currently is Artistic Director of City Theatre Dublin. His productions have been seen in Ireland, England, Scotland, Wales, Iceland and the USA.

Siobhán O’Malley (2017) is an independent cultural manager/producer. Former Director of The Dock in Leitrim, she was the driving force behind The Dock’s consistently strong vision for artistic and innovative excellence during her 10-year tenure. An adjudicator at Dublin Fringe Festival 2008, she has also sat on selection/judging panels for music initiatives such as Eurosong and Music Network and on the Board of The Leitrim Design House. She is co-director and producer of The Pipes, The Pipes, which continues to tour internationally. 

Jennifer Howard (2017) is an innovative and strategic thinker with 10 years’ extensive experience operating at board level in highly complex, international organisations. An inspirational leader and accomplished executive with a reputation for driving major transformational change within challenging P&L environments; always remaining focussed on delivering maximum business performance. She is currently Head of Development and Learning at BT plc.

Mike Walker (2018) has been working in the NGO sector for over 15 years, initially with SPIRASI. He then went to Brussels where he worked for the World Organisation of the Scout Movement. In 2008 he started work with The Pew Charitable Trusts. Since 2016 he has been an independent campaign consultant, and moved back to Ireland. In this time, he has worked with several organisations and campaigns e.g. BirdLife Europe, the Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition, Carbon Market Watch, the High Seas Alliance, Rethink Plastic and more recently the Irish Environmental Pillar.

Artistic Director 

John Scott is employed by the company as Artistic Director and Chief Executive and Company Secretary.  As an officer of the company, he also is deemed to be a charity trustee.

The CEO’s current annual remuneration package is within the range €51,000 to €60,000.