For “The Events” by David Greig at Cumbernauld Theatre – October 2024
Cumbernauld Theatre is a vibrant and innovative theatre located in the heart of Cumbernauld, Scotland. Working at the heart of our community, we are invested in defining our creativity and culture together, delivering an arts programme that enhances our life, broadens our perspective and nurtures performance arts skills for a creative, innovative, fairer Scotland.
Cumbernauld Theatre is excited to announce an upcoming Main Stage production of “The Events” by David Greig, scheduled for October 2024. “The Events” is a powerful and thought-provoking play that delves into themes of community, forgiveness, and incomprehensible brutality in the aftermath of a traumatic event. We are seeking a talented and visionary Director to lead this production and bring the play’s themes to life on our stage.
The Director will play a crucial role in shaping the artistic vision of the production, working closely with the creative team and cast to bring “The Events” to the stage in a compelling and emotionally resonant manner. The Director’s responsibilities will include:
We are looking for a Director with:
Interested candidates should submit the following materials to email@example.com by Friday 24 November 2023 at 5pm:
Application Deadline: Friday 24 November 2023
Note: Shortlisted candidates will be invited to present their proposals on Wednesday 6 December 2023. The invitations to Pitch will be issued no later than Friday 1 December 2023, giving applicants time to prepare. Please note all directors invited to take part in the pitch sessions will be paid £65 per pitch.
Cumbernauld Theatre is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in all aspects of our productions. We encourage applications from artists of all backgrounds and experiences.
We look forward to receiving your applications and finding a visionary Director for our production of “The Events” in October 2024. Thank you for your interest in Cumbernauld Theatre and this exciting opportunity.
In addition to the qualifications and requirements outlined in the brief, we expect the selected Director to adhere to the values and behaviours of Cumbernauld Theatre. These values include a commitment to fostering a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere, promoting artistic excellence, and engaging with the local community. Full values and behaviours can be viewed in the attached document.
The Director will work closely with our Creative Producer, Fraser Morrison, throughout the entire production process. This collaborative partnership will be essential in bringing the production to its fullest potential and aligning it with Cumbernauld Theatre’s artistic vision.
Furthermore, the Executive Producer overseeing this production will be Michael Duke, who will bring a wealth of experience and expertise to the role, ensuring that the production will receive the necessary support and resources to succeed.
Thank you for considering this additional information, and we look forward to receiving your applications.