Women & Theatre is a professional theatre company based in Birmingham with over 35 years’ experience of working with diverse groups to create exciting drama projects about things that matter.

Working in a range of contexts across arts, health and community sectors, our work is united by core values of inclusion and empowerment, giving a voice to those who are not usually heard. We deliver drama activity including workshops, performances and participatory drama projects in a range of settings including theatres, hospitals and community centres. The company also works digitally; delivering creative workshops and projects via platforms like Zoom, and engaging with digital audiences through films and podcasts.

Women & Theatre is seeking new Trustees/Directors to complement the skills, perspectives and networks of our existing Board. We are particularly interested in increasing the diversity of our Board and welcome applications from people of non-white British backgrounds and people with disabilities who are currently under-represented on our Board.

We are interested in hearing from people of varied professional backgrounds although are particularly looking for those with expertise in:

  • IT
  • HR/ Law (Employment & Charity Law desirable)
  • Arts, Innovation & Creativity

Previous Board experience is not required.

Board Meetings are held four times a year. These a currently taking place via Zoom but would otherwise take place at W&T’s premises in Moseley, Birmingham. Other time commitments will include attending occasional away days, seeing the company’s work in performance, and championing the organisation in external networks. This is a voluntary unpaid position.

If you are inspired by this opportunity to use your skills and experience to make a difference to Women & Theatre, please contact jesspearson@womenandtheatre.co.uk for more information.

Expressions of Interest in the form of a CV and cover letter should be emailed to jesspearson@womenandtheatre.co.uk  by Thursday 19 November 2020.

Women & Theatre (B’ham) Ltd Registered in England & Wales No. 01998448; Charity No. 518580