John Paul McGroarty

Board Member

John Paul is a graduate in theatre studies at the University of Ulster.

John Paul began his career aged 19 at Glasgow Mayfest on a year long internship where he developed a taste for theatre, arts, community, and festivals and trained as an artistic director at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh,  both at the Grassmarket and as part of the creative team that moved to Cambridge Street 1992.

John Paul has 25 years experience as a theatre director, festival director and specialises in community engagement.  Formerly Artistic Director of Leith Festival, John Paul lives in Leith and is an “adopted Leither”.

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