Executive Director



Contract type:

Paid (£40k-50k)
Application Deadline: 
Apr 2016

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Punchdrunk is seeking a talented and experienced Executive Director to lead the charity into the next phase of the organisation’s life.

Punchdrunk has built its reputation on the highest artistic values, an international awareness of future theatrical forms and deep community roots including its groundbreaking Enrichment programme. It aims to stay at the vanguard of immersive theatre practice and seeks to avoid treading water, desiring instead to innovate, reinvent and experiment.

The Executive Director is a new role and is outlined in detail in the job pack available via . The Executive Director will ensure that Punchdrunk continues to focus its energy on works and projects of public benefit, working with the most innovative artists and charitable commissioners to create works for UK audiences.

This role will be a key point of collaboration with Punchdrunk’s new commercial production entity – Punchdrunk International - recently set up to sit alongside the charity in order to support the full breadth of Felix Barrett’s artistic and commercial vision. The Executive Director will work closely with the artists in and senior management team of Punchdrunk International shoring up artistically meaningful collaborations and the success of a new business model for the sector. 

The Executive Director will grow and expand the charity’s mission, working alongside Felix Barrett and Pete Higgin (Director of Enrichment & Punchdrunk Village) as the company seeks to find a new long-term home in London where it can demonstrate its immersive practice and share it with others in the field. 

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