he JMK Trust in partnership with Tobacco Factory Theatres is offering an Assistant Director Bursary to be a participant of the JMK Directors’ Group in Bristol. The bursary is an arts scholarship, funded by the Leverhulme Trust, which will provide a learning and training opportunity for a talented emerging director based in Bristol, who has demonstrated a commitment to directing and a passion for theatre making. The recipient will become a Leverhulme Arts Scholar.


We are looking for an Assistant Director for the 2018 Tobacco Factory Theatres production of Macbeth, directed by Adele Thomas.

The Assistant Director will need to be available for:

Rehearsals from Mon 22 January 2018 – Sat 17 February 2018

Technical from Sun 16 February 2018 to Thu 22 February 2018

First preview on Thu 22 February 2018

Tobacco Factory Theatres Press Night on Tue 27 February 2018

Tobacco Factory Theatres Workshop on dates TBC

We will require the Assistant Director to rehearse in the role of the child which will require attendance of shows throughout the run to oversee this

End of run at Tobacco Factory Theatres on Sat 07 April 2018

For more info, please see here:

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