Artistic Director, Jemima Levick to Leave Dundee Rep Theatre

Dundee Rep Theatre announces today that Jemima Levick, Artistic Director, is leaving to pursue a new leadership challenge as Artistic Director & Chief Executive of Stellar Quines Theatre Company.

Jemima Levick said:I am thrilled to take on the mantle of Artistic Director & Chief Executive of Stellar Quines.  I have a huge admiration of Muriel Romanes and of all the women who have contributed to the successes that have made it the company it is today."

“I’ve learnt a huge amount at Dundee Rep for which I will always be grateful, but am looking forward to this new step and a new challenge." 

“Stellar Quines is an incredibly important organisation for the Scottish theatre community and beyond.  At a time when equality and the work of women remain sharply in focus, it is crucial that we have a dedicated organisation that works to promote, support and encourage artists and audiences to broaden our outlook on this agenda.  I look forward to building on the company's previous successes, while carving out a new and expansive future that is radical and relevant.”

Nick Parr, Chief Executive of Dundee Rep Theatre, added: “Jemima has done an extraordinary job over the last seven years at Dundee Rep. In a world of intense competition and choice; she has enhanced Dundee Rep’s reputation for quality theatre with programming that is full of ambition and creativity.

Jemima has won and been nominated for a number of awards and has directed more than 18 productions at the Rep including Beauty and the Beast, The Elephant Man and most recently The Glass Menagerie , Great Expectations and The Witches.  She has also made an outstanding contribution to championing accessibility and diversity at Dundee Rep such as last year’s production Blood Wedding.

“She is one of Scottish theatre’s great talents.  I know that everyone who has worked with Jemima has huge admiration for what she has delivered in Dundee.  On behalf of everyone at the Rep, I wish her well for the future.”

The search for a new Artistic Director for Dundee Rep Theatre will begin in the next few weeks.