Director – New Wimbledon Studio, WCTT Young Actors Company

WCTT Young Actors Company at New Wimbledon Theatre provides high quality theatre experiences and training for young people in Merton. This inclusive programme gives young people the opportunity to perform in a full-scale production in the spring term and in a showcase in July. The YAC is free and groups meet every Sunday in term time in the Studio theatre.

Act1 Ages 11 to 13 (school years 7 – 8)
Act2 Ages 14 to 16 (school years 9 – 11)
Act3 Ages 16 to 18 (sixth-form/college)

We are looking for a committed, dynamic director to join our team as Act One Director during term time from 10 September 2017 – 8 July 2018

Key Responsibilities:

To present an outline scheme of work for the three terms,including plans for one large-scale performance piece per year for negotiation and approval from the YAC Manager.

To implement the work-scheme with a group of YAC members including: conducting auditions, selecting plays for production, devising new material, directing improvised and scripted work.

To liaise with and work alongside other freelance artists and Creative Learning and Back of House teams to ensure delivery of YAC productions.


This freelance post will be paid at a rate of £35 per hour (36 weeks, up to 2 hours per week) plus planning fee of £150 per term.

Application process:
Please send a covering letter setting out the skills and experience you can bring to this role (max. one page A4) and a CV to by Friday, 25th August 2017. Interviews will take place on Friday 1st September 2017.

WCTT Young Actors Company gratefully acknowledges support from The Taylor Family Foundation. For more information find us on Facebook

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