Seeking a Director

empty stageThe WA Youth Theatre Company is seeking expressions of interest from directors with the skills and enthusiasm to lead the development of a new devised work throughout 2011.

Earth will be the first of a new trilogy of plays Earth, Wind & Fire that will be produced over the next 3 years.  It is hoped that the theme of Earth has the power to involve young artists from a variety of cultural backgrounds to work with our experienced team of WAYTCo performers.

We are seeking an experienced director who can develop a script with young theatre artists, direct the production for Nov/December 2011 and mentor several young assistant directors.  Directors can register their interest with a brief response (one to two pages) outlining their work experience, with regard to the following criteria…

  • Directing experience
  • Experience in creating new works
  • Experience with young artists (13 -25)
  • Experience with artists from a variety of cultures
  • Writing/ dramaturgy experience.

It is not necessary to have experience in all of the above areas.

Please also attach a short biog or cv.

We will subsequently invite a number of applicants to a briefing session.

This is a part time position.  The schedule can be adjusted to suit the working requirements of the right candidate.  There will a professional fee for services provided.

Please register you Expression of Interest by emailing by Friday November 12.  Queries can also be answered at the same address.  All communications will be confidential.


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