Silent Uproar is looking for new Trustees

Silent Uproar is an award-winning theatre company and charity from Hull & East Riding, creating provocative and fun nights out for young people (14-30).

Silent Uproar is looking for four incredible individuals to join as trustees of the board. They want to welcome people from all kinds of backgrounds, with a range of skills, who want to be part of realising the company’s vision and mission:

“Our vision is a world where young people are empowered by bold, raucous, and progressive theatre to create social change.

“Our mission is to champion progressive northern talent to work with young people (14-30) to create exciting and relevant nights out, inspiring a younger crowd to value and go to the theatre.”

Here’s some information they sent us on what it involves and how to apply:


Being a trustee on our board offers the opportunity to govern an ambitious and fun theatre company at a hugely exciting time.

You will lead high-level decision making, attend quarterly board meetings, an AGM and take part in our board development programme of away days and training opportunities. The post is unpaid, but reasonable out-of-pocket expenses will be reimbursed.

You don’t have to have been on a board before, though we are looking for people with these skills, knowledge, and experience:

  • Financial management
  • Legal affairs/charity law
  • Human resources
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Marketing, PR and communications

Silent Uproar welcomes and encourages applications from everyone regardless of their age, sex, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, disability, or nationality. We are especially keen to hear from people from backgrounds or characteristics underrepresented in the arts and on theatre company boards. We recognise potential and take pride in giving people a platform to make a step-change in their career and personal development.

If you would like to have an informal conversation about the role please get in touch with Chair of the Board, Helen Goodman:


Please complete the equal opportunities form on our website: PS_OOqaI5Zer5qAHO2SVxg/viewform, and submit by email:

  • a covering letter (1-page max) explaining why you would like to become a trustee of Silent Uproar
  • an up-to-date CV (2-page max), or Linked-in profile link and send to: Please state ‘Trustee Recruitment’ in the subject line.
  • Deadline: Friday 21st October, 2pm.