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Head of Programming Vacancy – Capital Theatres

Capital Theatres in Edinburgh is Scotland’s largest independent theatre group, staging over 700 shows each year in the Festival Theatre, the King’s Theatre and The Studio.  We entertain in excess of 500,000 people per year and inspire audiences of all ages across a broad and inclusive programme featuring the very best in drama, dance, musical theatre, live music, comedy, childrens’ and pantomime.   During the summer months our stages are the heart of the Edinburgh Festivals in the world’s leading festival city.

Much of our programme is exclusive to our venues in Scotland, providing the only opportunity for audiences to see the biggest shows touring north of the border, the best in international contemporary dance and the latest productions from leading local and national companies.

The Head of Programming will lead and champion the core artistic programming requirements across our two main venues (The Festival Theatre and The King’s Theatre), sourcing and securing a high quality, diverse and sustainable programme of work, meeting both artistic and financial objectives.  The role also supports the Head of Creative Engagement in the development of The Studio programme and other spaces both internally and externally, in line with our vision, mission and values:

For information on how to apply, full detail on responsibilities, and experience requirements please download the candidate brochure by visiting: www.capitaltheatres.com/about/work-with-us