Call Out for Director – The Ugly Duckling

Nottingham Playhouse

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22 January 2024

We are seeking an East Midlands or Midlands-based Director for our family show, The Ugly Duckling, in 2024/25.

Every Christmas, Nottingham Playhouse produces a family show aimed at children aged 3-8 in the Neville Studio. The production then tours to primary schools, libraries and other community settings in the region.

We are very proud that this production provides a vital experience for younger children, many visiting a theatre for the first time. It is a core part of our Christmas programme and has been building a reputation year on year.

For 2024/25, we are producing The Ugly Duckling and we’re seeking an East Midlands or Midlands-based Director. We are looking for a professional director who has experience of working with professional performers as either a lead artist or assistant.

The Composer and Writer will also be commissioned via an open callout.

The show will be produced in the Neville Studio and then tour to primary schools and libraries in the region.

Nottingham Playhouse is committed to a policy of equality of opportunity and working with people representative of the diverse communities we work with. We actively encourage submissions from the Global Ethnic Majority and Disabled people. Nottingham Playhouse is part of the Parents in Performing Arts (PIPA) campaign and welcomes submissions from people who have caring responsibilities.

For more information and details on how to apply, please download the Information Sheet and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

We would like to help you to fully participate in the application process. If you would like the Information Sheet and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form in an alternative format, support in completing your application, or you would like an alternative way to make your application, please contact us to discuss a suitable format.

The closing date for applications is Monday 22 January 2024 at 12pm midday.

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