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New Opportunity: Assistant Director

New opportunity: Assistant Director (Bilingual)

Co-production between Wales Millennium Centre and Frân Wen.


We’re looking for an Assistant Director to be a key part of the creative team on a new Welsh-language musical. You will work alongside director Gethin Evans (Frân Wen Artistic Director) in developing, preparing, and realising his vision for this large-scale production.  

This ambitious production will open at Wales Millennium Centre before touring Wales in November 2023.

The role will actively contribute to the rehearsal and production process. 

Director Gethin Evans



  • Work alongside the director during the creating process.
  • Actively contribute to the process of rehearsal and production.
  • Attend production meetings.
  • Support rehearsals with a young cast in various locations.
  • Take part in community engagement work that will run alongside the production.
  • Lead on some aspects of the rehearsals, depending on experience.


Essential Requirements:

  • Can speak Welsh fluently.
  • Keen interest in new writing.
  • A good understanding of contemporary theatre in Wales.
  • A commitment to work in an inclusive and accessible way.
  • Willingness to travel around Wales.
  • Experience of creating theatre professionally.

Desired Requirements: 

  • The ability to read music and/or solid experience of working with music in a theatrical context.
  • Experience of working with communities and children.

Must be available on the following dates: 

  • 5 – 9 June 2023 in Bangor.
  • 18 September – 25 November 2023 in Cardiff.
  • Regular creative conversations over Zoom.


A fee of £6,000 to be paid in instalments, as well as travel, accommodation, and subsistence cost.


This is a great opportunity for someone who has experience of the role and how a rehearsal room works.


Send an email to with the subject ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OPPORTUNITY by 17 February 2023.

The email must include the following:

  • Your reason for applying for the opportunity.
  • What you have to offer to the project.
  • Current CV

INTERVIEW: w/c 27 February 2023.