Directors

Founded by Yolande Yorke-Edgell in 2015, the Cohan Collective is under the artistic direction of Sir Robert Cohan and his long term collaborator, composer and pianist Eleanor Alberga.

Sir Robert Cohan

Artistic Director

Eleanor Alberga

Artistic Director

Eleanor Alberga

Artistic Director

Yolande Yorke-Edgell

Founder + Director

Mentors

Each residency program is mentored by a team of established professionals.

Learn more about our previous guest mentors below.

Kim Brandstrup

Mentor

Kenneth Hesketh

Mentor

Kate Flatt

Mentor

Gary Carpenter

Mentor

Guest Speakers and Guest Artists

The Cohan Collective invites guest speakers and artists to give talks and lectures, lead workshops or teach classes during each stage of the Artists Residency Program.

Learn more about our previous guests below.

Shobana Jeyasingh MBE

Guest Speaker

Sir Richard Alston

Guest Speaker

Stephen Montague

Guest Speaker

Mark Anthony Turnage CBE

Guest Speaker

Paul Liburd MBE

Guest Teacher

Mark Bowden

Guest Speaker

Andre Portasio

Guest Teacher

Anne Donnelly

Guest Teacher

The team

Stephen Pelton

Assistant Director

Kate McStraw

Project Manager

Pari Naderi

Photographer

David McCormick

Filmmaker