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Assistant Director - Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Application Deadline:

20 May 2024

London, UK

About the Role

Sonia Friedman Productions is seeking applications for an experienced Assistant Director to work on the 2024 London recast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

Your duties and responsibilities will be those normally expected of an Assistant Director on a first-class West End production.

You will work closely with the Associate Director, Associate Movement Director and Resident Movement Director across recast, technical and understudy rehearsals, supporting them to simultaneously rehearse new and continuing company members and maintain the quality of the performances.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

Script supervision, rehearsal supervision and support, liaising with company management to support with scheduling, gathering and sharing research materials, liaising with creatives and technical departments, supporting with young company rehearsals during the recast period, supporting with (and leading where required) understudy rehearsals including tech and dress rehearsals of the Understudy company, attending the theatre to note performances, running pre performance rehearsals and generally supporting the directors as otherwise required.

Experience as Assistant Director on a professional production is desirable.

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