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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.

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Head of Scenic Art Course

Bristol Old Vic Theatre School is seeking an inspirational and expert scenic artist to lead the delivery of its renowned one-year postgraduate course in Scenic Art.

Equipped with the relevant practical knowledge and substantial experience in managing a department, budgets and providing training, the ideal candidate will also have the ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Theatre School’s core teaching staff and to shape the future direction of the industry. The School’s Scenic Art graduates have a renowned reputation within theatre, animation and television.

Job Description (PDF, 264 KB)
Further information about the School and role (PDF, 139 KB)
Application form (Word, 47 KB)
Equal opportunities form (Word, 58 KB)

Salary: £34,000 per annum
Contract: Full-time
Posted: Wednesday 16 June
Closing date: Monday 19 July 2021 at 12 noon

Finance Director

Bristol Old Vic Theatre School is working with Moon Executive Search to appoint our next Finance Director, a member of the School’s executive leadership team. The role holder will have oversight of the School’s financial health and operations on both a day-to-day basis and at a more strategic level, with a focus on the Theatre School’s future positioning.

All enquiries regarding this role are being handled by our recruitment partner, Moon Executive Search. For further information, please see the Moon Executive Search website. 

Graduate Sahir Mehta
As soon as I visited the School, I fell in love with the place. Perhaps it sounds a bit irrational, but sometimes you get a vibe - and you just know! BOVTS gave me all the tools I needed to prepare for a career as an actor. Sahir Mehta, MA Professional Acting, 2018