Mercury Theatre Colchester
Closing Date
20/08/2024 - 10:00
Employer Mercury Theatre Colchester

Artistic Director 

The Mercury is excited to be looking for a new Artistic Director. The successful candidate will provide inspirational leadership within the Mercury and will be instrumental in the creation and oversight of all our artistic programming.

We are looking for an imaginative and proven Director to steer the Mercury’s artistic and engagement programmes. As one of the most ambitious producing houses in the East, we pride ourselves on the high-quality, relevant and inclusive nature of all of our work. The Mercury’s artistic programme aims to connect our audiences with a wide range of work across all genres on both our stages in Colchester and on tour in the UK.

As an NPO in the heart of East Anglia, about an hour out of London, we are a significant player in the national theatre ecology, co-producing regularly with peer organisations and commercial producers. Working with colleagues, the Artistic Director will curate a lively and engaging programme of activity for our 530 seat theatre, 98 seat studio and engagement activities.

For information and to apply, visit www.mercurytheatre.co.uk/who-we-are/vacancies/

Applications should be submitted by 10:00am on Tuesday, 20 Aug 2024. First round interviews will take place on Wednesday, 11 September 2024 and second round interviews will take place on Thursday, 19 September 2024.

The Mercury Theatre is an equal opportunities employer and actively promotes diversity in the staff team and family friendly working. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.