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Trainee Assistant Directors

Our Trainee Assistant Director positions are fantastic opportunities for directors at the very start of their professional careers to spend time with the Playhouse, learning about the role and skills of a theatre director. These positions are especially targeted at artists from backgrounds currently underrepresented in UK theatre.

Our Trainee Assistant Directors observe an entire rehearsal process from the start of rehearsals through to press night, and we also provide opportunities for the trainee to work on projects with our Creative Engagement department, and to spend time observing, supporting and learning from our Artistic Planning team, such as script reading, attending programming meetings and helping with auditions.

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Victoria Leeds to provide West Yorkshire Playhouse with vital support throughout redevelopment period

Posted on June 19, 2018

West Yorkshire Playhouse today announced Victoria Leeds will provide vital support throughout their redevelopment period, offering in-kind use of office and activity space, and a temporary Box Office space for the Playhouse’s Pop-Up Theatre, whilst their main building undergoes major building works. A venue on 7 – 25 Eastgate, just across the road from the […]

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