Camdram

Producer/director roles and show applications


The StormHATS

19:30, Thu 12th March 2020 - Sat 14th March 2020 at Homerton Drama Studio
Lent Week 8

Applications to Produce

Exciting opportunity for those interested in working on an experimental and environmental (immersive) production with a very enthusiastic director!

People with all levels of production/theatre experience are encouraged to apply.

Your application should include:

  • Why you would like to be a part of this production
  • Skills that you think would benefit the production
  • Prior experience in production roles or theatre in general (no prior experience necessary)
  • Your availability during Lent term
  • Any ideas that you would like to see implemented or additional comments (optional)
  • Your favorite place in Cambridge and why

Please send all applications to Isabel at izt20@cam.ac.uk and/or feel free to reach out with any questions!

Deadline: Monday 20th January 23:59


H.M.S. Pinafore at the MinackCUGSS

19:30, Mon 21st September 2020 - Fri 25th September 2020 at The Minack Theatre
14:00, Tue 22nd September 2020 at The Minack Theatre
14:00, Thu 24th September 2020 at The Minack Theatre
Summer Vacation

Applications to Direct, Musical Direct, and Produce

We are unbelievably lucky to have an established annual slot at the beautiful Minack Theatre in Cornwall. Each year for over 40 years, Cambridge students have mounted a production of one of Gilbert and Sullivan’s operas in this unique and breathtaking open-air theatre carved into the cliffs at Porthcurno. This year, we will be putting on H.M.S. Pinafore, a thrilling but lighthearted tale of love and class, and one of Gilbert and Sullivan's best-loved works.

We're seeking and enthusiastic, skilled, and committed Director, Musical Director, and Producer to bring this show to life. Applications may be made by individuals for one of the three roles, or by teams. See below for further details - completed applications should be sent by email to secretary@gands.org.uk by 4pm on Thurs 23rd January. Please include your availability for the weekend of the 22nd and 23rd Feb.


The Director will have responsibility for the overall creative vision of the show, and for leading the majority of rehearsals. They will also be responsible for selecting and managing the creative team (Assistant Director/Choreographer/etc.) and for liaising with the Producer and technical team to ensure their vision is executed.

Applications for Director should include:

  • Why you want to direct H.M.S. Pinafore
  • Your plans/ideas for the show
  • Any relevant experience you have (directing or other roles in theatre)
  • Any challenges you anticipate in preparing this production (e.g. due to the short rehearsal period, or the unconventional venue) and how you would address them
  • Your availability in September 2020
  • Your availability the weekend of 22nd/23rd Feb

The Musical Director will be responsible for all musical aspects of the production, including conducting the show, leading musical rehearsals, sitting on the audition panel, and recruiting the orchestra. They will also select and manage the musical team (Assistant Musical Director/Répétiteurs/etc.) and work closely with the Director and Producer to ensure the show is an overall artistic success.

Applications for Musical Director should include:

  • Why you want to musical direct H.M.S. Pinafore
  • Any musical plans/ideas you might have
  • Your experience in music and/or theatre
  • Any musical challenges you anticipate in preparing this production (e.g. due to the intensive rehearsal period, or the unconventional venue) and how you would address them
  • Your availability in September 2020
  • Your availability for the weekend of 22nd/23rd Feb

The Producer will oversee all aspects of the production, and have particular responsibility for logistics, budgeting, and publicity, as well as facilitating communications within a large company and ensuring the production as a whole is well planned and executed.

Applications for Producer should include:

  • Why you want to produce H.M.S. Pinafore and/or why you want to produce a show at the Minack theatre
  • Any particular plans/ideas you have for the production
  • Any relevant experience you have (producing or other roles in theatre)
  • The challenges you anticipate in any area of this production and how you would address them
  • Your availability in September 2020
  • Your availability for the weekend of 22nd/32rd Feb

Applications for all roles must be emailed to secretary@gands.org.uk by 4pm on Thurs 23rd January.

Deadline: Thursday 23rd January 16:00


MedeaFitzTheatre

20:00, Sat 22nd February 2020 - Sun 23rd February 2020 at Fitzwilliam College Auditorium
Lent Week 5 to Week 6

Applications to Assistant Direct

Fitz Theatre is looking for an ASSISTANT DIRECTOR for our new production of ‘Medea’

We'd like to know:
Any relevant experience (none necessary!)
How you envisage your role in the team
How you would engage a modern audience in Greek tragedy?
Any ideas you have for the show (none necessary!)

Please email your applications to Cerian (cc974@cam.ac.uk) and Dan (dse26@cam.ac.uk) and let us know if you have any questions!

Deadline: Tuesday 28th January 23:59