The Rep is Seeking Applicants for Exciting Trainee Jobs

Graeae, Derby Theatre and Dundee Rep are looking for a

Creative Learning Trainee (click here for details)

Trainee Arts Manager (click here for details)

Trainee Director (click here for details)

to work with us on our forthcoming production of ‘Blood Wedding’ from January – April 2015.

Blood Wedding is an exciting co-production between Graeae Theatre Company, Derby Theatre and Dundee Rep Theatre, incorporating Graeae’s benchmark accessible aesthetics in a modern retelling of a modern classic. The Trainees will be embedded in the production process and experience first-hand the production coming together, to help develop their skills and support their professional development.

The successful candidates will be based in Dundee Rep Theatre, seeing the production through from first rehearsals, opening night in Dundee, and transfer to Derby. 

They will be an integral member of the team and will be able to observe and be involved in practical delivery, experiencing first-hand the range of work involved in producing a touring show.

The successful candidates will have an opportunity to input into their traineeship plan, allowing us to tailor it to their individual development needs and interests. 

Essential requirements for the posts are:
- Applicants must identify as Deaf or disabled
-Some experience or interest in Theatre (Creative Learning & Arts Manager posts)
- A proven track record as a director or assistant director (Director post)
- A friendly outgoing nature confident to communicate with a diverse range of people and eagerness to learn
- Available for interview on 28th October

Desirable skills for the post are:
- Strong communication skills. 
- An organised approach to work.

These are paid positions, in which evening and weekend work is essential, suitable for early to mid career practitioners. 

Please contact Claire Dow on; or call 01382 342 653

How to apply
Please send a cover letter explaining why you would like to be involved, and an up to date CV with references, to later than Monday 13 October 2014.

Timeline for Recruitment
Closing date: Monday 13th October 2014
Interviews: 28 October, in Dundee
Start: January 2015 
Reporting: April 2015

Production Timeline
w/ w/c 26 January 2015 -  Rehearsals start in Dundee
w/c 23 February 2015  - Fit up week in Dundee
w/c 2 March - Previews Wed and Thurs and then press Friday 6 March - Dundee
w/c 9 March - play Dundee
w/c 16 March fit-up and play Derby
w/c 23 March - play Derby
w/c 30 March - tour Scotland
w/c 6 April - tour Scotland
w/c 13 April - tour England
w/c 20 April - tour England