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Jobs at BOVTS

Bristol Old Vic Theatre School is one of the most successful and well-respected conservatoire drama schools in the UK. The School is anticipating that it will recruit for several roles in the coming months as part of plans to enhance its operations and the student experience. Please check back regularly for details of new opportunities.

If you have any further enquiries relating to these roles, please contact [email protected] in the first instance.

Stage Management Tutor

Bristol Old Vic Theatre School is seeking an experienced stage manager to deliver the current Stage Management curriculum, in collaboration with the Senior Stage Management Tutor. You will also provide production support, ensuring that all students are taught and work to current industry practices and skills.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Theatre School’s teaching staff. The ideal candidate will have experience of working within a training environment, mentoring junior stage management team members and a good knowledge of the Google platform. A driving licence is essential.

Job Description (PDF, 80 KB)
Equal opportunities form (Word, 17 KB)

Salary: £31,000 per annum (pro-rata according to contract)
Contract: Term-time only, 40 hours per week (fixed-term to 11 July 2025)
Posted: Thursday 18 July
Closing date: Friday 9 Aug 2024 at 5pm

Please apply before the above deadline, by sending a covering letter, your CV and a copy of the equal opportunities form to [email protected].

Props Supervisor and Tutor

Bristol Old Vic Theatre School is seeking an experienced props professional to lead the scenic craft elements of our Production Arts course, focusing on prop making tuition and production support. You will train students in prop construction, scenic elements and essential stagecraft skills, ensuring they work to current industry standards.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Theatre School’s teaching staff. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in props and scenic construction, a strong commitment to health and safety practices and the ability to mentor students in both workshop and production environments.

Job Description (PDF, 72 KB)
Equal opportunities form (Word, 17 KB)

Salary: £31,000 per annum (pro-rata according to contract)
Contract: Term-time only, 40 hours per week (fixed-term to 11 July 2025)
Posted: Thursday 18 July
Closing date: Friday 9 Aug 2024 at 5pm

Please apply before the above deadline, by sending a covering letter, your CV and a copy of the equal opportunities form to [email protected].

BOVTS Young Artists Leaders

Bristol Old Vic Theatre School is recruiting for Young Artist Leaders to develop and deliver tuition to young people from Bristol and the surrounding areas in performance and technical theatre skills. BOVTS Young Artists is the Theatre School’s youth academy with classes running on Sunday mornings during term time. 

We are looking for people who are experienced performers, stage managers or teachers to deliver this work. If you feel you can inspire the next generation of theatre makers, come and work with our Young Artists!

Contract: Self-employed/freelancer
Hours: For shift patterns, please download the job description.
Closing date: We recruit Young Artists Leaders on a rolling basis. There is no fixed deadline for application.

If you have further questions about this role, please contact our Head of Commercial & International, Faye Elvin. Completed job applications should be emailed to [email protected].

Job description, person specification and further information pack (PDF, 1.2 MB)
Equality and diversity monitoring form (Word, 57 KB)
Application form (Word, 49 KB)

 

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The training provided by the MFA programme is superb. The depth with which we explore, paired with unyielding curiosity that is met with the most knowledgeable, passionate, expert tutors is what makes BOVTS programme one of the finest around. I feel honoured to call BOVTS my grad school. Rachel McVay, MA Professional Acting Student