Community Engagement Manager
Appointed December 2020
Eoin McKenzie studied Contemporary Performance Practice at The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, graduating in 2018. He has been a lead artist for projects across performance, participation, and creative learning with Imaginate, Platform, Lyra, Youth Theatre Arts Scotland, Hidden Giants and Scottish Youth Theatre. In 2019, Eoin was Creative Learning Co-Ordinator for the Ayr Gaiety Theatre where he led various community engagement projects and was involved in their digital programme during lockdown and the redesign of their youth arts programme.
As Community Engagement Manager, Eoin is responsible for finding ways for the venue to truly serve its community. He aspires for Cumbernauld Theatre to become a meaningful hub of artistic activity and to function as an important civic and cultural space for everyone in North Lanarkshire.
Outside of work, Eoin maintains his artistic practice working in the spaces between contemporary performance, choreography and live art. He has participated in international residencies with PUSH+ and The Ark, Dublin, presented work at various festivals nationally, and is Co-Artistic Director of Platform Young Company. In his spare time, he’s an avid music listener, book reader, and film go-er who loves to travel as much as possible.