JMK Assistant Director

18 Jul 2016

MK Assistant Director Opportunity

The JMK Trust in partnership with the Sherman Theatre is offering an Assistant Director Bursary to a participant of the JMK & Sherman Directors’ Group. This arts scholarship, funded by the Richard Carne Trust, will provide a learning and training opportunity for a talented emerging director, based in the Cardiff area who has demonstrated a commitment to directing and a passion for theatre making.

The role

We are looking for an Assistant Director for Rachel O’Riordan’s upcoming autumn co-production of a contemporary classic text.

As Assistant Director, your duties will be:

·         To provide general assistance to the Director;

·         As agreed with the Director, to carry out any research that will inform and benefit the production;

·         As agreed with the Director, to attend preparation meetings prior to rehearsals;

·         To observe rehearsals and have input in discussions and production meetings;

·         To assist the company in documenting the rehearsal process for the purpose of marketing, archiving and evaluating the project through blogs, social media and other forms agreed;

·         To observe and assist the Director in the production week as required;

·         To input into supporting engagement activities by mutual agreement with the Director and Communities and engagement department;

·         To attend and participate in post-show discussions by mutual agreement with the Director;

·         To support the company whilst the play in in performance as agreed with the Director and Stage Manager, including attending and noting the production;

·         To assist with the transfer of the production.

·         Any further duties as required by the Director.


Download the full details and how to apply here

Richard Carne


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