Call Out For Assistant Director - Distortion

The MAC is currently recruiting an Assistant Director for our production of ‘Distortion’ written by Amanda Verlaque, directed by Rhiann Jeffrey.

The Assistant Director will gain experience in working on a full theatre production and in all aspects of the creation of the project.

The Assistant Director position on ‘Distortion’ is intended to be a learning and training opportunity. The candidate will have a proven interest in creating contemporary theatre and desire to utilise this learning experience as an opportunity for professional development.

This is an opportunity for an enthusiastic and emerging Director with at least two directing credits. These can include fringe shows and/or substantial community theatre work and/or student productions.

Fee: This is a paid role with a weekly fee of £515 (plus holiday pay of £46 per week)

Contract: Self-Employed

Length of Contract: 6 weeks

For further information please download an application pack below:

Application Pack
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

How to Apply:

  • Please submit your CV along with a cover letter of no more than 500 words on why you are interested in this role, what you think you would bring to it and what you would like to get from the experience;
  • A completed equal opportunity monitoring form.

The closing date for receipt of applications for the above post is 12 noon on Saturday 3 July 2021 and should be emailed to [email protected].

Applications will be assessed by the Director, Rhiann Jeffrey, and the Creative Programmes Manager, Jen White. The successful applicant will be notified by Monday 5 July 2021.

Please note that we are unable to consider any applications which are received after the deadline. If you have not heard from us by Tuesday 6 July 2021, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer. We especially encourage applications from people who are African diaspora, East Asian diaspora, South East Asian Diaspora, South Asian Diaspora, West Asian and Middle East Diaspora, bi-racial or mixed heritage, Black and/or from the Global Majority, and from the Travelling community. We actively encourage applications from neuro-diverse and disabled artists as well as artists of any gender or gender non-conforming.

If you would like to submit your application in any other format or would like to discuss access support for your application, please contact [email protected].

This position has been funded by the generous support of the Garfield Weston Foundation.