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Friday, April 11, 2014

A Seat on the Board of Electric Theatre?

Electric Theatre Workshop

Deadline: 02 May 2014 at 09:00

Electric Theatre Workshop is a contemporary theatre company, producing original plays for local and national audiences. Based in an old shop in the centre of Dumfries, we make a real commitment to the creative health of our region, encouraging artists to draw from it and urging communities to participate in it.
Blood Orange.......Devised, Created and Performed by Electric Theatre Workshop (photo - Colin Tennant)
Collaboration and Inclusion are at the centre of our company ethos, and in just 3 years we have developed one of the largest Community Arts organisations in Scotland, by creating a foundation platform for several cultural projects including; Dumfries Youth Theatre, Dumfries & Galloway Youth Theatre, Dumfries Community Choir, Dumfries School of Music, Upper Nithsdale Youth Theatre and Northwest Youth Theatre.

The company is about to embark on a period of significant development, and we are looking for other people who share our belief that all members of our community should have access to quality creative experiences regardless of their social or economic background, in an inclusive and positive environment.

Platform emergent talent
Inspire local people to fulfil their creative potential
Increase access and participation to performing arts
Develop positive partnerships through solidarity and engagement

GOAL 1: create great performance
Goal 2: Reach more audiences and deepen engagement
Goal 3: Secure financial sustainability and diversify income
Goal 4: Ensure robust and efficient use of all resources

We have a small staff team of 2 full time and 1 part time staff member, plus a freelance team who support our creative projects throughout Dumfries & Galloway. The team is led by Graham Main as Artistic Director

Electric Theatre Workshop is a company limited by guarantee and a registered community interest company.

We are seeking trustees with skills and connections in the following areas:
• Financial expertise
• Legal and HR expertise
• Commitment to and understanding of equalities and cultural diversity issues
• Marketing, audience development and public relations
• Connections and/or profile within the Nithsdale area
• People with connections in Sanquhar

If you are interested we would like to hear from you by Friday 2nd May 2014

Please email or call us on 01387 271820

Location: All Scotland
For further information, please contact (Graham Main), or call 01387 271820, or visit
The deadline is Friday 02 May 2014 at 09:00.

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