Lia Ikkos

Singer. Event Producer. Experiential Entertainment Producer.

  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsEvent Producer - Event Coordinator - Events Director

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About me

Singer, Performer, Event Programmer, Sales Agent, Producer. PORTFOLIO career. Have traveled as an artist internationally and worked with top theatre directors including Wlodzimiers Staniewski, Katie Mitchell and Mark Ravenhill. Have set up a production company to make opera as an indi, touring festivals. Have established venues to understand the intersection between live performance and business models. Have studies BA Language and Culture, MA Text and Performance. Graducated from RADA with distinction. Am currently programming events as an independent in the immersive and experiential field, while producing a new show from The National Film and Television School, due to premier January 2020.

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Skills

  • Events
  • Travel
  • Directing
  • Producing
  • Languages
  • Touring
  • Performing

People I’ve worked with

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  • The Old Truman Brewery

    The Old Truman Brewery

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    • Events
  • D&AD

    D&AD

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    • Design & Creative
  • Canvas8

    Canvas8

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    • Other
  • Metro Imaging

    Metro Imaging

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    • Photography

Work history

Currently

Cultural Programmer

LIBRARY London

Oct 2018
  • 112 St Martin's Ln, London WC2N 4BD, UK
  • Freelance
  • Creating a varied members' club array of events. Working closely with publishers, music collectives, crafts industries, fashion and more to offer weeks and weeks of arts and culture experiences for a diverse audience.

Currently

Co-producer & Art Director

Various

May 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance

2018

May 2016 - May 2018
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time

2015

Translator & Sub-editor

Canvas8

Dec 2014 - Nov 2015
  • 1st Floor, 142 Central St, London EC1V 8AR, UK
  • Freelance
  • WMark

2012

Assistant Producer

Abbey Road Studios

Aug 2012 - Dec 2012
  • 3 Abbey Rd, London NW8 9AY, UK
  • Freelance
  • Researching and selecting recording artists to invite to Abbey Road Studios for filming of live set to air on Channel 4. Looking after guests at the studio, particularly Wolkswagen Personnel and sponsors of the show. Invigilating building security for shoot days, monitoring out-of-house workers. Accommodating artists on arrival and being their port of call whilst in the building.

2014

Jul 2012 - Dec 2014
  • 21-050 Gardzienice, Poland
  • Full Time
  • Hosting international festivals on European Union Centre from International Research and Artistic Practices, GardzieniceOPT, Poland. Hosting festivals including Mantic Perspectives with Oxford University, Wandering Theatres, India India, and Ukraine Festival. Inviting artists from far reaching global regions, as hostess I would cated for the entertainment of 300+ guests with the 12 person company. Events included lectures, performance, and ceremony. Interim periods dedicated to artistic research and creation, and the touring of productions globally to partake in exchange programs, including at the FAJD International Festival in Iran.

Education

2020

Creative Business Start-up

National Film and Television School

Jan 2018 - Jan 2020
  • Beaconsfield Studios, 141 Station Rd, Beaconsfield HP9 1LG, UK
  • Intellectual Property and revenue models. Specialising in live, experiential fiction for new forms of live storytelling.

2012

MA Text and Performance

Royal Academy of Dramatic Art

Sep 2011 - Aug 2012
  • 62-64 Gower St, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 6ED, UK
  • Contemporary story telling. Writing, Directing, Performing.

2011

BA Language and Culture

University College London

Sep 2007 - Sep 2011
  • London, United Kingdom
  • French, Italian, German. Literature, cultural theory, semiotics, and linguistics.