Gemma Baxter

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Gemma Baxter


Gemma Baxter is a values-driven facilitator and personal coach with over 15 years’ experience of leading career development and participation projects in the performing arts. Committed to contributing to the development of a more equitable arts sector, Gemma supports individuals and teams to fulfil their potential.

Gemma delivers group and one-to-one sessions for a range of arts organisations including Theatre Royal Stratford East, Dance City, The Lowry, Home Slough and the National Theatre. From 2009 to 2020, Gemma worked at the National Theatre as Workforce Development Manager, which included running Step Change, a career development programme. Previous to that, Gemma held participation roles at the Royal Opera House, ROH Creative Partnerships and Garsington Opera.

Tonic – For greater equality, diversity and inclusion in the arts