Cumbernauld Theatre Trust is seeking multiple Trustees including a new Chair of the Board. This is an exciting opportunity to shape the future of one of Scotland’s leading producing theatres with a vibrant portfolio of professional in-house and visiting theatre, music, dance, comedy, cinema and community engagement. We are a performing arts charity with an appetite for change and growth and are looking for Trustees who are passionate about theatre and believe in its transformative and empowering potential.
You will bring new ideas and fresh perspectives, adding value to our strands of work. Your contributions will positively impact the communities we serve in Cumbernauld and the breadth of North Lanarkshire. You will have the desire to make a difference to these communities, joining us in our onward journey of development in the delivery of an innovative, engaging, relevant arts programme for a new purpose-built venue.
We encourage applications from those typically under represented on boards and from those who feel that they can bring additional and alternative experiences and perspectives. We are looking for good communicators with sound knowledge of business planning and the arts industry in Scotland. Skills and experience in any of the following areas would be beneficial in helping us to develop our programme:
If you share our passion and values and think you can help lead us through the next phase of our journey, we look forward to hearing from you.
To find out more about Cumbernauld Theatre and the role of a Board Member or Chair please read our Trustee Information Pack below.
Interested applicants should send a CV and Statement of Interest, summarising what skills and experience you would bring to the role and how you think you could help the development of the Theatre.
Should you have any questions or would like to have an informal discussion, the current Chair, Karen Moore, would be happy to respond.
Closing Date for Notes of Interest: Tuesday 14 February 2023
Meetings with the Chair, Board Member and CEO will take place: Friday 24 February 2023 at Lanternhouse, South Kildrum Ring Road, Cumbernauld, North Lanarkshire, G67 2UF
Highlights of the season include:
• Two new Cumbernauld Theatre co-productions: Sonata, a unique fusion of classical music and dance with Dunedin Consort and award-winning choreographer Marc Brew, and the revival of modern Scottish classic Tally’s Blood for a first Scottish tour in twenty years
• The premiere of a magical family show taking to the stage this Christmas: Ugly! A Cinderella Story by Gary McNair
• Exciting visiting theatre from some of Scotland’s leading companies, including Moorcroft, Battery Park, Sex Education Xplorers (S.E.X.)
• Live music as Lanternhouse welcomes legendary musical guests including Dougie MacLean, Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham
25 May 2023
Twenty years after it was last seen in full-scale production, Cumbernauld Theatre Company, The Gaiety Ayr and Perth Theatre are combining to present a brand-new tour of Ann Marie Di Mambro’s modern Scottish classic ‘Tally’s Blood’.
25 Apr 2023
We’ve got some exciting news to share! This year we’re presenting two brand-new festive productions in our Main Auditorium and Studio Theatre. Tickets will be on sale from Friday 31 March, but you can secure your tickets now by becoming a Friend.
24 Mar 2023