20 Stories High - Assistant Director Placement

Our friends at 20 Stories High have released an exciting placement opportunity for an Assistant Director, an opportunity specifically for People of Colour.

In order to address the current lack of cultural diversity across the industry, 20 Stories High, Talawa, Tiata Fahodzi and Freedom Studios have joined forces with the Independent Theatre Council and the Regional Theatre Young Directors Scheme to create the Artistic Director Leadership Programme (ADLP)

The Opportunity

20 Stories High is seeking an Assistant Director to join the 20 Stories High team for a 5-month part-time placement from March-July 2019.

As part of the ADLP, this opportunity is specifically for People of Colour.

The Assistant Director placement will include:

o Assisting our Associate Director on a 20 Stories High Young Actors Company international production

o Assisting our Associate Director on the R&D for a new show

o Leading their own R&D process on a their project idea

o Participating in company creative and participation planning processes.


Overall dates: March - July 2019
Hours of working: Averaging 10 days/month, this will involve a variety of daytime, evening and
weekend hours to be negotiated. It will definitely include Monday evenings on an ongoing basis.
Please see attached key dates above for other committed periods. Other days will be mutually
Fee: £4250 (based on 50 days @ £85/day)
There will also be a £3500 budget allocated for their R&D project.
The successful appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references and DBS check.

Deadline Monday 11th Feb 2019

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