Ankur Bahl is a writer, performer and culture-sector changemaker.
Ankur is Associate Director at VOXED, and has written Vestige, #GOGGLEDANCE , Out Late and It’s not me… for VOXED. His other writing for dance has included The Art of Defining Me for Seeta Patel & Kamala Devam and contributing to the research, interviews and editing of verbatim scripts for DV8 Physical Theatre’s To Be Straight With You, Can We Talk About This? and John.
Ankur has performed on stage and screen in works for DV8 Physical Theatre, HBO, National Theatre, Rifco, RSC, Shakespeare’s Globe, Shobana Jeyasingh Dance, and Tara Arts.
Ankur is a Digital Advisor for Arts Council England on the Bloomberg Philanthropies Digital Accelerator Programme. Until Recently, Ankur was Director of Digital Stage & Studio at Sadler’s Wells, where he led on commissioning, producing and distribution for Digital Stage, which in the pandemic shared 50+ titles and reached 5M global views. Ankur also co-hosted the podcast Arts Work, aimed at helping underrepresented groups navigate careers into the arts.
Prior to Sadler’s Wells, he was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, where he advised Fortune 500 companies in the media and consumer industries on strategy and organisational design.
Ankur is an alum of NYU Stern School of Business, London Contemporary Dance School, and Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. He was the recipient of the Fulbright and Marshall Scholarships and proudly serves on the Board of Trustees of Paines Plough.