Freelance fee: £4,000
Closing date: Monday 30th May, 9am.
Interview date: Interviews will be held via Zoom on Wednesday 1st June

We are seeking to work with an Assistant Director on our upcoming production Medea, with a view to developing the pool of talent working in this discipline in Scottish theatre.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with experience in directing to develop their skills. You will work closely with the director and the rest of the production team to help realise an exciting new production, premiering this summer at the Edinburgh International Festival.

This role would particularly an early- or mid-career artist who wants to develop their skills and expand their craft.

On a flexible basis between 4th July – 28th August 2022

To apply, please send an email, audio, or virtual CV and Cover letter to

Applicants who have access needs should contact Fiona Hanrahan on 0141 221 0970 or

The closing date for applications is Monday 30th May, 9am.

Interviews will be held via Zoom on Wednesday 1st June.

All changes to the interview process will be at the discretion of the National Theatre of Scotland.

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