Artistic Director Dominic Hill

Dominic Hill was appointed Artistic Director of the Citizens Theatre in 2011.
Artistic Director Dominic Hill

Dominic Hill’s programmes of classic texts told for contemporary audiences alongside Glasgow stories, as well as his own distinctive production style, have won praise from public and critics alike and have reaffirmed the Citizens’ role as the leading producer of courageous theatre in Scotland.

Since joining the Citizens in 2011, he has directed The Comedy of Errors, Krapp’s Last Tape/Go On, Cyrano de Bergerac, A Christmas Carol, Oresteia: This Restless House (winner of Best Director, 2016 CATS Awards), Hamlet, Crime and Punishment (winner of Best Director and Best Production, 2014 CATS Awards), King Lear and Betrayal (winner of Best Director, 2012 CATS Awards).

In 2013, Dominic became the most recognised Director in the history of Scotland’s leading theatre awards: the Critics’ Awards for Theatre in Scotland, holding 14 nominations and six wins since the awards were established in 2004.

Before joining, he was Artistic Director of the Traverse Theatre in Edinburgh. He previously worked at Dundee Rep where he was first Associate Director and then, from 2003, Joint Artistic Director. Whilst at Dundee Rep Dominic directed Peer Gynt, in co-production with the National Theatre of Scotland, which won four CATS Awards and toured to the Barbican in London.

Other credits include Falstaff and Macbeth (Scottish Opera), The City Madam (Royal Shakespeare Company) and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre and Scottish Opera). He has directed in theatres in London and throughout the UK.