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Theatre Director - Touch Compass

 

Date:

Mon 29 Jul 2019, 12:00 pm

Until:

Fri 23 Aug 2019, 05:00 pm

Venue:


Auckland & Northland

Category:

Theatre Director

Listed By:

DANZ

Applications close 23 August

 

Touch Compass has been developing a new work for audiences with PMLD (Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilties) with UK multi sensory theatre gurus Frozen Light. The work 'Masina Returning Home" was developed during a two week devising process and now needs a Theatre Director to complete this incredible new piece ready for audiences in Auckland October 2019 followed by a Northland tour in 2020. 

This is a 2 month contract that begins on the 23rd September with a four week rehearsal process followed by performance dates TBC. This contract has the possibility of being extended for performances in 2020 and beyond. 

What you will bring to this role...

  • A passion for multi sensory theatre and/or immersive theatre experiences
  • Experience with devising theatre
  • Experience of Dance and/or Physical Theatre will be an advantage
  • A passion for inclusivity and diversity in the arts
  • An understanding of PMLD will be an advantage but not essential
  • A social conscience i.e. a want to create meaningful professional theatre experiences for all people

Touch Compass Company Values

People He Tāngata
We foster a culture that is inclusive and
recognises the diversity of our performers 

Excellence Kairangatira
We hold ourselves to the highest standards
and challenge each other to deliver

Integrity Ngākau Pono
We are respectful, open and honest, and
create the optimal environment where
talent can thrive

Accessible Āheitanga
We ensure that the paths to participation
and performance are clear for the disability
community and that our work is easily
accessible for audiences

How to apply

To apply for this position please email your CV and a cover letter to Charlotte Nightingale General Manager at charlotte@touchcompass.org.nz

 
 
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