Theatres Trust are looking to recruit four new Trustees

November 06, 2019

Theatres Trust believes that current and future generations should have access to good quality theatres where they can be inspired by and enjoy live performance. They champion the future of live performance, by protecting and supporting excellent theatre buildings, which meet the needs of their communities.

Theatres Trust promotes great theatre buildings by advising, funding and campaigning on behalf of theatres across the UK. With expertise in architecture, heritage, planning and theatre management, each year they support more than 350 theatres, local authorities and community groups to create, adapt and save their local theatre as a valuable resource at the heart of the community.

They are looking for candidates with skills and experience at a senior level in the following areas:

  • Theatre operator or owner (2 Trustees), one of whom should have specialist knowledge of Scotland and with a preference for at least one Trustee from the non-commercial sector and/or outside London

  • Planning specialist or consultant with experience or knowledge of planning within a local authority context (1 Trustee)

  • Performer or other active creative professional in the UK theatre or live performance sector (1 Trustee)

Theatres Trust would greatly welcome applications from all sections of the community in order to be representative of the diverse communities they serve.

This is an exciting time to get involved with the Theatres Trust as the organisation undergoes a process of transformation to raise their profile impact as the leading body protecting and promoting theatres across the UK.

How to apply

Appointments to the Theatres Trust board are made by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. Full information including a job description and application forms can be found on the HM Government Public Appointments website.

Please do not send applications directly to the Theatres Trust.

If you would like to talk to someone before making an application, you can contact Tim Eyles, Theatres Trust Chair, by email at

Deadline for applications is 8 January 2020. 

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