Festival City Theatres recognised as a top employer

Festival City Theatres Trust, which operates the Festival and King’s Theatres in Edinburgh, has was announced in position 84 in The Sunday Times 100 Best Not-for-Profit Organisations to Work For 2015 at an awards celebration in Battersea last night (Wedne

The full list will be published online at The Sunday Times Best 100 Companies and in The Sunday Times print edition on Sunday 15 March as part of The 100 Best Companies to Work For 2015 lists.

Commenting on the news, Councillor Richard Lewis, Culture and Sport Convener for the City of Edinburgh Council, said: “The Festival City Theatres Trust is one of just four arts organisations to make it into the Sunday Times 100 Best Not-for-Profit Organisations to Work list. This praise is well deserved and gives weight to Edinburgh’s reputation as a fantastic place to experience and work within the arts. I’m delighted for all of the staff at the Festival and King’s Theatres.”

The Festival City Theatres Trust, a registered charity, was set up in 1994 to open the Festival Theatre Edinburgh and merged with the King’s Theatre in 1998. The Trust employs 200 people, and operates both theatres as receiving theatres , with an eclectic programme featuring the best in touring drama, international contemporary dance and ballet, west end musicals, concerts and comedy.

Visit the EdTheatres website to find out more about the Trust and upcoming shows.

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