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Trustee Recruitment

Outside Edge Theatre Company is the UK’s only theatre company and participatory arts charity focused on addiction. Our Board of Trustees is currently recruiting a Chair, Treasurer, Secretary and other Trustees with specialisms in the following areas: Charity Law / Governance, HR, Development (Fundraising), PR / Marketing, Strategy, Finance, HR, Fundraising, Theatre Administration, Applied Theatre, Substance Misuse / Recovery and experience working with local government.

For twenty years, Outside Edge Theatre Company’s groundbreaking workshops and acting ensemble have inspired positive change in recovering addicts. Using drama as a creative outlet, we help participants build confidence, self-esteem and the skills required to lead productive, healthy lives free from substance misuse. Our facilitated activities, which include improvisation, creative writing, acting exercises and performance opportunities, have garnered international recognition from health experts, academics and other arts organisations.

We are currently seeking Trustees to work with newly appointed Artistic Director and CEO Matt Steinberg to help lead Outside Edge Theatre Company in its exciting next stage of development and growth. Our AD / CEO manages a full-time General Manager and a passionate team of freelance facilitators to deliver our unique programme of work. Outside Edge Theatre Company is a small, fast-paced charity offering Trustees the opportunity to directly affect the organisation’s outcomes and see first-hand the impact of their efforts.

Outside Edge Theatre Company values a diversity of perspective and lived experience and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of substance misuse history, age, disability, sex, gender, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.

Job descriptions for individual roles (Chair, Treasurer and Trustee) and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Forms can be found here:

Chair of the Board Job Description – August 2018

Treasurer of the Board Job Description – August 2018

Trustee Job Description – August 2018


We are accepting expressions of interest until 5pm on 12 September 2018, with interviews later in the month.

For more information, please see Outside Edge Theatre Company’s webpage ( or contact Artistic Director / CEO Matt Steinberg, to discuss any questions you might have about the information listed above.

For queries regarding volunteer work or placement opportunities, please email or call 020 7371 8020.




Outside Edge Theatre Company 61 Munster Road, London, SW6 5RE. | Phone: 02073718020. E-mail:  | Company registration No. 03871591  |  Registered Charity No. 1080948.

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