Johnny Dawson

Fundraising Intern
029 2030 0331

Johnny grew up in Bradford, West Yorkshire. After training as an actor - and playing the star role of Santa in one school touring production - he made the move into working with children and young people. Working in the education departments of theatres across England, Johnny was a Youth Theatre leader, schools liaison and festival coordinator.

In September 2016, Johnny made the move to Cardiff to study on the MA Arts Management at Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. While on the course he was attracted by the shiny world of fundraising, completing a placement with fundraising consultancy The Funding Centre. Johnny has joined Hijinx in 2017 as part of the Arts & Business Cymru Creative Internships programme in Fundraising.

Latest News
Cardiff University School of Medicine named Business of the Year at Arts & Business Cymru Awards

Cardiff University School of Medicine has been named Admiral Business of the Year at the Arts & Business Cymru Awards for the innovative way it uses the arts to improve healthcare for people with learning disabilities.

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Hijinx at Cardiff Airport thanks to Arts & Business Cymru’s 100th Investment

An initiative that will see staff at Cardiff Airport being trained by actors with learning disabilities to help improve their communications skills is the 100th project to benefit from a funding injection by Arts & Business (A&B) Cymru’s CultureStep programme.  

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Welsh theatre charity success with pioneering learning disabilities project in Lesotho

Award-winning theatre company, Hijinx, took a group of learning disabled actors and staff to tour the landlocked country of Lesotho from 10-25 of February, with a performance project called Able to Act.  

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