Our Core Team
Dominic Campbell is an Artistic Director, Producer and Creative.
From 2006 to 2013 he led “Bealtaine Festival” a groundbreaking celebration of creativity in older age transforming it into one of Ireland’s most significant annual events. 700 partner organizations now make around 3000 events for 122000 people. Innovation in all art forms takes place in care settings, libraries, and cultural centres. Festival commissions tour the world. Bealtaine enriches communities and individual lives, establishing new narratives of ageing as common wealth.
Previously he transformed Dublin’s St Patrick’s Festival (1999-2004) attracting one quarter of the nation’s population to live events while generating positive global media for the city. With that team he delivered a national celebration to mark the expansion of the European Union in 2004.
Dominic has been a member of the Department of Justice and Arts Council of Ireland exploration of “Cultural Diversity and The Arts” advisory group and was a cultural representative on the National Economic and Social Forum “Futures Ireland” initiative.
Recently he’s mentored ageing Festivals in Wales, Scotland, England and Northern Ireland. He’s been guest speaker at the inaugural South African Care-Forum Festival, and at the events of Arts and Health Australia, Baring Foundation (UK), Lange Leve Kunst (Netherlands), Gulbenkian Foundation (Portugal). In 2014 he worked with artists and care homes in Tasmania on plans for a Creative Ageing Centre and laid the foundations for similar initiatives in the US.
An Atlantic Fellow at The Global Brain Health Institute he’s developing new performance with exceptional older artists and new prototypes connecting arts and ageing society with Trinity College Dublin and University College San Francisco. Primarily interested in the role art plays in personal transformation as a precedent to cultural and social change across societies and countries he continues to build enthusiastically on 30 years of innovation.
Bea Kelleher is an Executive Producer and marketer.
Bea has been working in arts and communications for over 25 years. Since graduating, she has worked across every discipline in the marketing industry from pure play graphic design agencies to PR companies, from sales promotion to advertising, from digital to direct response and shopper marketing.
Bea was also Deputy Manager at the Dominion Theatre in London, the General Manager of the Anna Livia International Opera Festival, the Line Producer for the Gaiety Theatre’s pantomime for several years, the Executive Producer of the Dublin Fringe Festival and helped set up Spiegelworld LLP in the USA as Executive Producer.
She has been on a number of arts boards as well as marketing industry-representative board and acts as an advisor to a number of self-producing performance companies and festivals..