We are looking to appoint a passionate Assistant Director to support Derek Bond through the rehearsals and premier and regional tour of Jess and Joe Forever by Zoe Cooper. Present for rehearsals, technical performances, press night and the subsequent tour the role of Assistant Director will be to manage the smooth transition of the production for touring, and ensure the quality and energy of each touring performance.
We are looking for directors with some experience and interest in regional touring, who are collaborative, team players, and would benefit from the experience as well as being able to undertake all the duties required. Please apply with a CV and covering letter explaining why assisting Derek on a tour of this scale would be helpful to you at this stage of your career.
Rehearsals begin: Monday 15th August
Production week w/c Monday 5th September
First preview: Thursday 8th September
Press night: Monday 12th September
Run Ends: Saturday 8th October
Tour rehearsals: Monday 10th October
Tour begins: Thursday 13th October
Tour ends: Sunday 6th November
Please note that a specific schedule of dates required will be created in partnership with the appointed Assistant Director.
£2,100 (plus an allowance for travel and accommodation on tour)
Making an application:
Please send your CV (no more than two pages) and a covering letter (no more than one page) by email to Sarah Wilson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for submissions – 12 noon on Wednesday 3rd August 2016
Interviews – Monday 8th August 2016
The premiere of Jess and Joe Forever will take place at Orange Tree Theatre in a co-production with Farnham Maltings. Jess and Joe Forever was originally commissioned by Old Vic New Voices.