Perth Youth Theatre: Main Stage Assistant Director

Pay: £5400
Closing date: Wed 21 Jun 2023: 12am

Perth Theatre and Concert Hall are seeking a Main Stage Assistant Director for their 2023-24 Perth Youth Theatre production of Antigone by Sophocles. They are looking for an early or mid-career Director to deliver this project, with the support of our Learning & Engagement team.

The successful candidate will have a clear creative vision for directing Antigone and be willing to work collaboratively with the Assistant Director. You will have a supportive and collaborative approach to working with young people, and a passion for placing the work of Perth Youth Theatre on a par with the rest of our main stage programme. You will be able to attend weekly rehearsals at Perth Theatre (full dates in the Job Description), check in regularly with the Learning & Engagement team and attend regular virtual Production Meetings.

Status: Fixed term, part-time
Fee: £5,400 (36 days @ £150 per day, including 29 days rehearsal (including production week), and seven days admin).
Deadline: Wed 21 June 2023, 12pm

To apply, please send the following to

  • A CV (you may want to include details of any work you’ve undertaken, work experience, volunteering, experience from college or university, or the amateur sector, or anything else that you think is relevant and you’d like to tell us about)
  • A covering letter detailing why you are interested in this particular opportunity (400 words max.)

They will invite shortlisted candidates to meet to discuss their vision for directing the play, and their process of working with Perth Youth Theatre. These discussions will take place the week beginning 10 July 2023.

If you have any questions, or would like to chat with a member of the Learning & Engagement team before applying, please get in touch with us at:

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Closing date: Wed 21 Jun 2023: 12am