The Almeida Theatre seeks Directors for Key Workers Project

Closing Date: 9 August 2021

Almeida Theatre

Location: Islington, London

Remuneration: £3,000

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Almeida Theatre written in black lettering with a white background. Almeida is right side up where Theatre is upside down as if mirroring each other.
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The Almeida Theatre is seeking Directors for our Key Workers Project, a cycle of nine plays celebrating the humour, the hope and the stories of those who keep our daily lives running. The plays will be 25 minutes long each and will each have a different director.

We are keen to meet directors who are new to the Almeida as well as consider directors that we know well.
Each play will be performed by a company of professional and community performers. The community companies will include, keyworkers, people who interact with keyworkers as public service users and young people.

As such, we are looking for directors who have a genuine interest in and experience of working with community participants and ideally of working on projects that combine professional and community performers. You will need to be available in January 2022 and run some ad hoc rehearsals in the autumn.
For further information and details of how to apply please visit our website.

Application deadline: 9:00am 9 August 2021

The Almeida Theatre is an equal opportunities employer and our aim is to create a diverse and inclusive working environment which reflects the city we live and work in and the communities and audiences that we engage with. The recruitment process is open to all. We are especially interested in hearing from candidates who are ethnically diverse, D/deaf and neurodivergent and disabled and working class as we want our team and our work to be informed and representative of the diverse community it serves.