Producer wanted for the National Youth Theatre 2020-21
Expressions of Interest are sought from professional Theatre Producers with a track record of working with young people
Youth Theatre Ireland is seeking to engage a Producer to lead and deliver on the Programme Management and Production of the National Youth Theatre 2020 – 2021, including the final production in August 2021. This is a new and unique opportunity for a Theatre Producer with significant experience of working with young people and a professional commitment to the values of youth theatre practice. This role is being offered on a Contract for Services basis.
The National Youth Theatre comprises of four programme elements. The Producer will be tasked with the project management of each of the following:
- ARTiculate National Young Playwrights Programme
- Young Playwrighting Outreach Workshops with Youth Theatre Ireland Affiliate Youth Theatres
- The National Youth Theatre Ensemble Programme
- The National Youth Theatre Production
About National Youth Theatre:
The National Youth Theatre is a programme of Youth Theatre Ireland – the national development organisation for youth theatre. NYT is a theatre-making programme for 16 – 21 year olds that culminates in a production. As members of the National Youth Theatre Ensemble, the gender-balanced ensemble of 20 young people from 57 youth theatres across Ireland, are matched with the best professional artistic and technical teams to create theatre of the highest professional standard for a public audience. The 2020/21 National Youth Threatre Programme will be under the Artistic Direction of Veronica Coburn and includes the addition of a National Young Playwrights group, ARTiculate; and an outreach playwrighting programme for youth theatres affiliated to Youth Theatre Ireland. It will also include, for the first time, the introduction of opportunities for four ensemble members who will participate in design and technical roles. The National Youth Theatre is presented in collaboration with the Abbey Theatre.
Deadline 5pm on 8th July. For more information on the contract and details of how to submit an Expression of Interest, please download the Contract Specification