The JMK Trust are delighted to be partnering with Leeds Playhouse, with support from the Victoria Wood Foundation, to offer one West Yorkshire-based early career director the opportunity to undertake a 15 week paid placement at Leeds Playhouse.
About the role:
At the heart of this placement is the opportunity to be the Assistant Director on two Leeds Playhouse productions – Lord of The Flies directed by Deputy Artistic Director Amy Leach and A Passionate Woman directed by Associate Director Sameena Hussain.
This is a full-time 15 week placement based at Leeds Playhouse, from 13th February 2023 until 26th May 2023. It is intended as an opportunity for a director in the earlier stages of their career.*
The successful candidate will be the recipient of a JMK Victoria Wood Bursary, generously supported by the Victoria Wood Foundation, and will have the opportunity to work alongside the Playhouse’s Artistic Planning & Creative Engagement teams as well as the wider team at Leeds Playhouse.
*We define Early Career as someone who has started their career as a director and has a little bit of professional experience. They might have made some of their own work, undertaken some director training, and/or worked as an assistant director on other shows.
This opportunity has now been awarded. More details to follow.
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NB: JMK have a small amount of money available to cover any support costs in order for you to write your application or enquire more into the role. Please contact Rowan on email@example.com to discuss your requirements.