Associate Director for The Promise

Deafinitely Theatre

What can you receive?


15 January 2024

We are looking for an Associate Director to work with us on our upcoming touring production, The Promise.

This is a paid opportunity. 

The Promise is inspired by the true-life experiences of people living with dementia.
The play has a cast of four and is performed in British Sign Language and spoken English, with creative captions throughout.

As a deaf led theatre company for everyone, we particularly encourage those who are deaf or hard of hearing to apply. This is a deaf weighted role and we particularly encourage applications from LGTQIA+ candidates.

If you are an emerging director and want to develop your skills and gain experience working on a production, this could be the role for you!

Further information can be found in our application pack.


You must be available for the following dates:-

London, venue TBC
Rehearsals week 1 – w/c 4th March 2024
Rehearsals week 2 – w/c 11th March 2024
Rehearsals week 3 – w/c 18th March 2024
Rehearsals week 4 – w/c 25th March 2024

The Rep, Birmingham
Get-in – Tuesday 2nd April 2024
Technical rehearsals – Wednesday 3rd & Thursday 4th April 2024
Dress rehearsal – Friday 5th April 2024

Previews – Friday 5th April 2024 & Saturday 6th April 2024
Press Night – Tuesday 9th April 2024

how to apply

If you are interested in applying for the role, please:

  • Complete our Equal Opportunities form here
  • Send us a current CV and BSL video, or covering letter, explaining why you
    are suited to the role to

The closing date for applications is Monday 15 January 2024 at 5pm.

Interviews will be held week commencing 22 January 2024.

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