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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

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Stage Management Tutor

Bristol Old Vic Theatre School is seeking an experienced stage manager to teach on its Production Arts courses and to supervise students working on productions.

The ideal candidate will have experience of delivering training or working with young people, as well as relevant IT and technical skills.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Theatre School’s core teaching staff and you will play a key role in ensuring current industry practices are maintained within the School’s training environments.

Job Description (PDF, 264 KB)
Further information about the School and role (PDF, 104 KB)
Application form (Word, 47 KB)
Equal opportunities form (Word, 58 KB)

Salary: £30,000 per annum
Contract: Full-time
Posted: Thursday 25 June
Closing date: Monday 19 July 2021 at 12 noon

Students developing and growing in confidence during their time here, seeing their work reaching professional standards in approach and execution; a student who intends to be a stage manager producing a wonderful sound design; a first year student making a lovely recording of a song for their recording project; tracking the careers of former students and seeing them be successful; being able to find a job opportunity for a recent graduate. Frank Bradley, Sound Tutor