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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 the relevant hiring manager as indicated in the further information pack.

Photograph of Production Arts student stage managing a production at Bristol Old Vic

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.

Contract: Full-time, permanent
Salary: £30,600 per annum
Closing date: Friday 17 December at 12 noon

Further Information

Job Description and Person Specification (PDF, 116 KB)

Further information about the role (PDF, 107 KB)

Application form (Word, 47 KB)

Equal opportunities monitoring form (Word, 58 KB)

Students preparing for a show at the Redgrave Theatre

Production Manager

BOVTS is seeking an experienced theatre production manager to oversee the delivery of its professional-standard productions.

Working closely with the Artistic Director, you will lead on the planning and practicalities of theatre production work, ensuring resources are effectively deployed and overseeing all aspects of health and safety and budgetary management.

Equipped with the necessary legislative knowledge and experience, the ideal candidate will also offer a flexible and adaptable approach.

Experience of working with students and/or training young professionals is desirable, as the School’s programme of public-facing productions is at the heart of our world-class and vocational training. This is an exciting opportunity to join the Theatre School’s senior staff and to shape the future direction of the industry.

Contract: Full-time, permanent
Salary: £40,800 per annum
Closing date: Wednesday 22 December at 12 noon

Further Information

Job Description and Person Specification (PDF, 116 KB)

Further information about the role (PDF, 107 KB)

Application form (Word, 47 KB)

Equal opportunities monitoring form (Word, 58 KB)

Students relaxing outside of the School
The School is in a beautiful part of Bristol, overlooking a huge park called the Downs. We sometimes take advantage of our close proximity to the Downs during the summer term, practising fight and dance routines, or voice or singing classes! Dan Hall, BA Professional Acting student