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We are seeking a talented, skilled and experienced person to fill this important post and lead the organisation through to the next phase of its journey.
We are looking for someone who will play a pivotal role in the vibrant and varied programme that Alphabetti Theatre is known for and we are open to a broad range of proposals as to how this might be realised, depending on the skills and vision that you bring and how you demonstrate your approach to cultural leadership in whatever form that takes. We are looking for ideas and projects of significance and ambition, – creating or producing work that is directly informed and relevant to our communities and our audiences. We are looking for someone who can build alliances, strengthen partnerships and inspire creativity from all our varied stakeholders. We expect the post holder to bring passion and drive, underpinned by exceptional communication skills and experience of working with diverse communities. The role would suit an early career Artistic Director or established freelance Director looking to move into organisational leadership.
This will be an extremely rewarding role with a range of high level responsibilities. Alphabetti is about to go through another burst of growth; we want someone who has the capacity to hit the ground running and grow with us through our next phase.
This role is appointed by the Board of Trustees at Alphabetti Theatre.
Apply by: 10am on Mon 26 Feb 2024
Interview(s): Week commencing 11 Mar 2024
Candidates should apply via email for this role by providing a:
Cover letter, of no more than two pages, setting out your interest in the role and examples of how you meet the person specification
CV (including 2 contacts for references)
Alternatively, you can apply by sending a short video or audio file, telling us about you and your experience.
Please also complete an Equality Monitoring Questionnaire
Please send applications by email only, addressed to Jon Farthing (Chair) and marked in the subject line as ARTISTIC DIRECTOR APPLICATION to
If you would like to ask any questions about the post in advance of submitting your application, please email marked in the subject line as ARTISTIC DIRECTOR QUERY.


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