Artistic Director


The Old Vic is excited to be looking for a new visionary Artistic Director to take over from Matthew Warchus when he steps down in 2026.

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The Artistic Director is a Joint CEO role, working closely in partnership with our Executive Director to deliver artistic, strategic and financial objectives. They will provide the artistic leadership for The Old Vic and will lead the programming of our thrilling 1,000 seat auditorium, new Studio theatre and work beyond our four walls.  

Further information about The Old Vic and full details of the appointment can be found in the job pack, which can be downloaded here.  

Recruitment of this role is being led by our external consultant Donna Munday. For an informal confidential conversation with her before applying, please email 

The closing date for applications is midday on Monday 1 July 2024. 

We actively support and encourage people from a variety of backgrounds, experiences and skill sets to join us and help shape what we do. We are particularly keen to receive applications from people of the global majority, LGBTQIA+, neurodiverse and disabled candidates. 


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