Associate Director

ThickSkin Theatre

What can you receive?
£578/week, plus holiday pay and pension


4 August 2023

ThickSkin is an award-winning theatre company based in Wigan, making work across live and digital platforms. We create bold and ambitious theatre; using our distinctive physicality and cinematic style to reach and inspire young, new and diverse audiences across the world.

ThickSkin is seeking an Associate Director with movement and devising experience, to work with us on our upcoming 2024 production. The Associate Director will work closely with ThickSkin’s Artistic Director, Neil Bettles, contributing to the work on stage, overseeing the creative elements of the production on tour, and helping to design and deliver learning resources and workshops around the UK. The applicant must be confident working and devising physically, and able to adopt ThickSkin’s style.

Important Dates
Casting: 4 – 6 September
Creation: 8 January – 3 February
Previews: From 5 February
Tour: 8 February to 9 March

Visit our website for the job pack and application form:

Deadline: 4 August 2023
Interviews: w/c Monday 7 and 14 August, taking place online (online)

Our diverse team and their range of experiences are integral to our success, but we still have work to do to make sure we are representing the communities we serve.

We welcome applications from everyone, and particularly encourage applicants who are usually under-represented in the theatre industry.

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