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Board Trustees


Location: Hybrid

Salary: Unpaid (Voluntary Role)

Deadline: Thursday 30th November.

Role Description:

We are seeking committed and enthusiastic Board Trustees to advance the unique vision and core purpose of Open Theatre. It’s a very exciting time to join our Board as we embark on a major phase of growth and development, striving to do difference differently!

Open Theatre has been at the centre of transforming the West Midlands into a place of best practice and excellence in the arts for young people with learning disabilities (YPWLD) for over 30 years, through engagement with our unique non-verbal physical theatre practice. Having gained a significant increase in investment in April 2023 to continue and expand our work over the next 3 years, we’re looking for trustees to be part of that journey of change with us.

The ideal candidates will be willing to commit time and energy to support the organisation to be well managed and meet its funding and legal requirements.

How to apply:

  1. Download the Board Recruitment Pack.
  2. Complete your expression of interest.
  3. Fill in and complete our Equal Opportunities form.
  4. Send your completed expression of interest and Equal Opportunities form to by Thursday 30th November 2023

Guaranteed Interview Scheme for Black and/or Disabled Applicants


Open Theatre recognises the long-term systemic barriers which have prevented black artists & cultural workers from thriving in the industry.

As part of our commitment under the More than a Moment initiative to combat these barriers, we are operating a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for any applicants from black* backgrounds who meet the Essential Criteria in the Personal Specification.

We are equally committed to providing opportunities for disabled artists, including those identifying as neurodivergent, autistic or as having autism, as having learning disabilities or differences, or mental health conditions. The Guaranteed Interview Scheme will apply to anyone applying who meets the Essential Criteria in the Personal Specification, and identifies as disabled.

* We have adopted the Black Ticket Project‘s definition of ‘Black’: as of Black African, Caribbean, Afro-Latinx and African-American heritage, including those of mixed-Black heritage who identify as such (More Than A Moment).

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