StoneCrabs Theatre Young Directors Training Programme – OPEN CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

Creative, committed, and enthusiastic about making theatre?

StoneCrabs Young Directors Training Programme is open for new applications.

Open Until:

Posted: 10/03/2022






StoneCrabs Theatre is now recruiting
for The Young Directors Training Programme. 
Our vocational training for young directors has been now running since
2005 and provides participants with a solid programme in which they can develop
their creative potential as makers of theatre.


 Not only will you work with leading
theatre practitioners – you will deliver and direct a final practical project
at The Albany Theatre in South East London.

 The programme consists of a series of practical workshops
and tutorials towards developing organisational, critical, directorial skills
by exploring the nature of a director’s work as well as production, arts
management and backstage work.  The
sessions are led by StoneCrabs Artistic Directors, Franko Figueiredo and Kwong
Loke, and various StoneCrabs Theatre Company Associates. Guest theatre
practitioners are also brought in to aid the discovery of an international
variety of theatre traditions and techniques and to assist you in unlocking
your creative potential.

is a FREE opportunity for
aspiring theatre directors and those
who are at the very beginning of their career.
So, we want to hear from you if you:

are keen to work as a director in a
professional theatre environment.

can commit to 1½ days a week  (Thursday evenings and All day Saturdays from
11 October 2014 till 28 February 2015)

can commit to full time rehearsals

can commit to the final showcase – full
time for 1 week (February/March 2014)

are aged 18 and over

 What to do now?

us about yourself (No more than 2 pages, using Arial font size 11) including
the following information:

What you’ve done, What you’re doing,
What you’d like to do in the future,

What you could bring to the StoneCrabs
Directors Training Programme;

What you expect to gain from the

The title and 100 word summary of the
play you would like to direct (it can be any play as long as it is published,
runs for no longer than 50 minutes and requires no more than 3 actors) and why
did you chose this particular text.

Your date of birth and full contact

 Applications must reach us by September 10th

Interviews are from Sept 18th       Programme
starts on Saturday 11th October 2013.

There are only a few places available, so be persuasive.

Further selection stages will involve an informal interview
and help us to get to know you better.    

 More information and Applications should be sent by email to

You can also contact us on 020 8692 0231 x237 or visit www.stonecrabs.co.uk

StoneCrabs Young Directors Training
Programme is presented in partnership with the Albany, The Young Directors Festival is partly funded by Lewisham Council.

"Just to say a huge thanks ... I am looking forward to progressing with this project thanks to your support, advice and guidance"

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