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Director, Mull Theatre

28 May 2019

Mull Theatre (Comar), Tobermory are seeking to recruit a Director, for their Autumn touring production.

Mull Theatre (Comar), Tobermory, Isle of Mull are seeking to recruit a Director for their upcoming Autumn production and 10 day tour. Mull Theatre continually strives to produce an inspiring programme with the highest possible production values. As a significant part of a small production team, the successful candidate will need to show flexibility in their approach. This is a great opportunity to become part of a long-established Scottish theatre company.

Project dates, September, October 2019 including 10 day tour. To include development period prior to production.

Please send CVs with a covering letter/e mail, including production proposal, in the first instance to:

Gordon Maclean, Comar, Druimfin, Tobermory, PA75 6QB.

gordon@comar.co.uk

Fee and budget to be discussed. Mull Theatre is an excellent facility, available for the rehearsal period, and there is an experienced touring team available for this production.

Responsibilities: • propose work for a new production with 2 actors • hold auditions for performers, selecting and hiring actors • attend production meetings with theatre team, technicians etc • communicate and liaise with all parties involved, including producers, actors, the creative team, and the in-house production team • rehearse and develop the production • attend preview performances and prepare detailed notes for the cast and creative and production teams • work within and control a tight budget.

The successful candidate will need to show: • an ability to express yourself both orally and in writing and to be creative, persuasive and prepared to take artistic risks;
• excellent negotiation and interpersonal skills;

• self-motivation and the ability to motivate and inspire others; • teamworking and time management skills;
• understanding of budgets and the ability to monitor and work with available budgets • awareness and understanding of technical issues, the workings of a theatre and the process of performance and acting;
• ability to develop innovative ideas and to solve problems creatively and practically; • organisational and research skills; • knowledge of the requirements of the relevant health and safety legislation and procedures; • dedication and enthusiasm.

Location: Tobermory

The deadline is Friday 14 June 2019 at 17:00.