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Artistic Director & Co-CEO, Theatre Deli


Theatre Deli's Board of Trustees are seeking an Artistic Director & Co-CEO to work alongside David Ralf, Executive Director, to shape and lead Theatre Deli’s team and activity across its current and future meanwhile-use locations. The Artistic Director shares responsibility with the Executive Director for the leadership of the organisation and both postholders report to the Board of Trustees.

This position will be filled by a creative practitioner, and we would encourage artists, producers and leaders from all disciplines and media to apply. 

Theatre Deli is fully committed to a more representative industry. We would love to see applications from: artists from underrepresented ethnicities including Black and Asian artists, working class artists, D/deaf artists, disabled and neurodivergent artists, artists of all genders and sexual identities, and artists from all backgrounds currently underrepresented in the arts.

During the pandemic and lockdown Theatre Deli has received welcome and essential support from the Arts Council and the Culture Recovery Fund, including funds to support this recruitment process which had been paused.

For full details on the responsibilities of the role, how to apply, and more information about Theatre Deli, please download the Application Pack here (Large Print version here). If you have any issue accessing these documents or require the information in another format please email

This information is also available on the Theatre Deli website.

Deadline for applications: Monday 28th December 2020, 5pm

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