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Course Leader: BA (Hons) Theatre and Performance Design

The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts is recognised as a world leading centre of excellence for creative learning and vocational training within the performing arts and creative economies.  We enjoy an international and national reputation for the quality of our teaching, our world class facilities and an enviable track record of graduate employment and alumni successes. 

We have an exciting opportunity for a Course Leader/Lecturer to join our Theatre and Performance Design team leading the BA (Hons) Theatre and Performance Design course. You will be responsible for curriculum management and leadership, enhancement of teaching, learning and assessment, quality assurance and, equally important, operational management of the programme.

The ideal candidate will have substantial experience as a Set Designer and be educated to at least degree level or have undergone comparable professional training at a recognised centre of excellence. Teaching experience in higher education or similar training provision is desirable.

You will also need to be able to demonstrate a high level of interpersonal skills and have strong written skills including the ability to produce clear reports as well as the ability to work as part of a team. You will be student focussed, building a supportive and creative environment for students to develop their practical skills, with a strong commitment to preparing students for sustained employment.

In return we offer a highly creative working environment that will inspire you to fulfil your potential and training opportunities to develop your skills and experience, competitive salary commensurate with experience, pension, generous holiday entitlements, and complimentary tickets to our inhouse productions.

This is a permanent post to commence from August/September 2024.

Full-time, Permanent

£42,978 - £48,350

Closing date for this post: 4pm on Friday 8th March 2024

For more information and how to apply, please see the LIPA website

Senior Voice and Dialect Tutor (Term time contract)

Bristol Old Vic Theatre School is seeking an experienced Senior Voice and Dialect Tutor to teach on its Professional Acting and Professional Voice Studies courses. The role holder will be responsible for teaching students working on both in-house text projects and public performances.

Highly experienced in all aspects of voice and dialect work, and with experience of teaching within higher education, the successful candidate will be an excellent communicator, capable of building positive relationships with students. You will be able to work as part of a team but also on your own initiative, and be happy to step into a busy, fast-paced yet friendly workplace.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Theatre School’s core teaching team and to contribute to a vibrant and proactive department through the training of both undergraduate and postgraduate students. You will play an instrumental role as the School seeks to consolidate its world-leading reputation for stage and screen training. 

Contract: Permanent, term-time only
Salary: £35,000 per annum, pro-rata
Posted: Friday 2 February
Closing date: Friday 23 February at 9 am

For a full job description and to apply, please visit the school website

Senior Acting Tutor (Term time contract)

Bristol Old Vic Theatre School is seeking a Senior Acting Tutor to join its core teaching team, to help provide contemporary actor training across its undergraduate and postgraduate acting degree courses.

Experienced in teaching actor training through a variety of pedagogies from a range of practitioners, you will be organised, creative and have a commitment to diversifying curricula beyond a Eurocentric perspective. The successful candidate will have experience of teaching acting in a screen and recorded media context within a higher education or a professional training environment.

You will work closely with the Director of Acting Courses to develop and deliver a forward-looking curriculum through classes, workshops and tutorials, and through identifying and employing a range of visiting directors. This is an exciting opportunity to join BOVTS and to contribute towards the delivery of world-class actor training.

Contract: Permanent, term-time only
Salary: £35,000 per annum, pro-rata
Posted: Friday 2 February
Closing date: Friday 23 February at 9 am    

For a full job description and to apply, please visit the school website

Head of Screen (interim fixed-term appointment)

Bristol Old Vic Theatre School is seeking to appoint a Head of Screen on a fixed-term basis to lead our MA Screen Acting course and support the ongoing development of our screen training provision.

Equipped with proven experience of teaching screen actor training and an in-depth understanding of the screen industry, the successful candidate will be responsible for identifying and engaging visiting practitioners, directing students in scenes and short film shoots, and for teaching across the MA programme and other courses as opportunities arise. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of evolving practices within the screen industry and a desire to connect those practices to current actor training pedagogy.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the School’s teaching staff on a fixed-term basis, as BOVTS seeks to consolidate its world-class reputation as a leader in drama education. The successful candidate will play a fundamental role in preparing BOVTS students to achieve their potential through the delivery of a current, inclusive approach to screen training and by ensuring our curricula remain relevant within the changing screen industry.   

Contract: Fixed term, full-time*
Salary: £36,000 per annum
Posted: Friday 26 January
Closing date: Friday 16 February at 9 am

*The appointment will be for an initial period of 9 months, with potential to extend to up to a total of 12 months.

For a full job description and to apply, please visit the school website

Stage Manager

Join the Drama Studio London team as our Stage Manager. Working on all in-house performances from props to technical management. Other responsibilities include technical support for off-site production. Available on a freelance basis. To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to [email protected]

For more information please see DSL's website
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Calling creatives, technicians, and teachers-Join the GSA People's Network

We’re looking to grow, strengthen and expand our People's Network, welcoming and encouraging applications from individuals who may identify as part of or belong to communities currently underrepresented in our workforce.

If you are interested in working with GSA on a freelance or permanent basis or would like to learn more, we invite you to register your interest via email to [email protected] and we will follow up to organise an informal discussion within the following 14 days.

We look forward to hearing from you and welcoming you.

As part of the University of Surrey, Guildford School of Acting is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all. We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community. Therefore, we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.

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