Applications open for Chair of the Board

Wednesday 8th April 2015

Nottingham Playhouse seeks an exceptional individual to join the company as Chair of the Board.

The new Chair will join the Company at a time of exciting growth and development. Nottingham Playhouse was recently successful in securing £4.5m of funding over three years from Arts Council England as a National Portfolio Organisation. It has also recently completed a £1.7m energy efficiency makeover. The next three years, in particular, will be a time of growth, consolidation and new partnerships in both the creative and business communities.

Established in 1948, Nottingham Playhouse is one of the UK’s leading producing theatres with a particular passion for new writing and participation. Comprising a 700-seat main house and the 100-seat Neville Studio Nottingham Playhouse produces around 13 new works per annum and also runs a supporting programme of visiting drama, contemporary dance, music and spoken word as well as an extensive and expanding programme of participatory work.

Nottingham Playhouse is an award winning theatre whose recent triumphs include 1984 (West End), The Kite Runner (nominated for Best Regional production What’s On Stage), Mass Bolero, the regional premiere of Posh, Tony’s Last Tape and our world class record breaking annual pantomime.

The deadline for applications is Wednesday 13 May. Further information can be found in the Job Description which can be downloaded from the left-hand side of the page. If you would like an informal chat about the post please contact the Playhouse and ask to speak to the Chief Executive, Stephanie Sirr, on 0115 873 6201.