Assistant Director (Bilingual)

Wales Millennium Centre

What can you receive?
£6,000 + travel and subsistence


17 February 2023

This is a co-production between Wales Millennium Centre and Frân Wen.

We’re looking for an Assistant Director to be a key part of the creative team on a new Welsh-language musical. You will work alongside director Gethin Evans (Frân Wen Artistic Director) in developing, preparing, and realising his vision for this large-scale production.  

This ambitious production will open at Wales Millennium Centre before touring Wales in November 2023.

The role will actively contribute to the rehearsal and production process.



  • Work alongside the director during the creating process.
  • Actively contribute to the process of rehearsal and production.
  • Attend production meetings.
  • Support rehearsals with a young cast in various locations.
  • Take part in community engagement work that will run alongside the production.
  • Lead on some aspects of the rehearsals, depending on experience.


Essential requirements:

  • Can speak Welsh fluently.
  • Keen interest in new writing.
  • A good understanding of contemporary theatre in Wales.
  • A commitment to work in an inclusive and accessible way.
  • Willingness to travel around Wales.
  • Experience of creating theatre professionally.

Desired requirements:

  • The ability to read music and/or solid experience of working with music in a theatrical context.
  • Experience of working with communities and children.

You must be available on the following dates:

  • 5 – 9 June 2023 in Bangor.
  • 18 September – 25 November 2023 in Cardiff.
  • Regular creative conversations over Zoom.


A fee of £6,000 to be paid in instalments, as well as travel, accommodation, and subsistence cost.

Find out more and apply via WMC’s website.

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