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Job Vacancies

Introduction

Drama Studio London is one of the top drama schools in the UK, with graduates working as professional actors all over the world. People who work here, students who study here and people who visit all comment on the friendly atmosphere and intimate feel of Drama Studio London.

Four aims underpin what we do –
1. We prepare for the profession through teaching by the profession
2. We focus on each individual student through all staff discussions, and a well-embedded tutor system.
3. We concentrate on awareness of uniqueness and individual needs, skills which are practical and practice in all genre to bring together teaching in all departments. (These are Acting, Voice, Movement, Media and Education)
4. Success is achieved through Respect, Endeavour and Enthusiasm (our Values)

Drama Studio London only teaches acting. That is our passion and our sole focus. We are not distracted by a large cohort of students all following different ambitions. Every one of our students has a single aim; to graduate and become a professional actor. Over 90% of graduates have achieved this within a year of graduating.

Read about the Background of DSL here


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Artistic Director

Starting Salary:   £50,000 per annum
Release Date:   Monday 01 July 2019
Closing Date:   Sunday 04 August 2019
Interview Date:   To be confirmed 
Reference:   DSL1

Do you have a love for the art and craft of acting?

Do you have experience of HE or FE?

Do you have a background in Theatre or Media?

Do you have experience writing, directing or acting?

If so, we at Drama Studio London, in partnership with The University of West London, are looking for someone like you to join us as an Artistic Director (AD) for our BA (Hons) in Professional Acting.

This is a senior post at Drama Studio London and you will be a valued member of the Executive team.

The Artistic Director role will oversee who teaches what and who directs what over the three years a student is with us. This is a full time post.

As AD of the three year course you will primarily be concerned with the management of the existing programme, but we are also looking for fresh ideas and welcome suggestions for change.

You will work closely alongside Emma Lucia Hands (Artistic Director of the diploma and short courses) and report to Kit Thacker (Managing Director).

With this, you will also be the main point of contact for the University of West London in all aspects of the partnership between the two entities.

Within this role, with Emma, you will have joint management responsibility for Heads of Department. You will also be expected to take an active role within one of the disciplines we offer.

So, if you have experience of the practicalities of running a Higher Education course combined with all the aspects of working with and teaching students in this field, we’d love to hear from you.

Apply today with your CV and Cover Letter. 

Either email: kitthacker@dramastudiolondon.co.uk

Or apply on the DSL website:

https://www.dramastudiolondon.co.uk/about/vacancies

Everyone will get a response. 

Head of Acting (Part-time)

Salary:   £32,000 pro rata
Release Date:   Monday 01 July 2019
Closing Date:   Sunday 04 August 2019
Interview Date:   To be confirmed 
Reference:   DSL2

We are recruiting a new Head of Acting for our BA Hons. (Professional Acting)

The role entails:

  • Supporting the Artistic Director (Degree) in choosing what is taught and what is directed on the course and by whom.
  • Ensuring that every student on the three years of the degree course progresses towards being ready for the profession
  • Make recommendations regarding the Acting syllabus and modules and help to implement them.
  • With other Heads of Department the acting training is aligned to other departments.
  • Direct and teach as required according to your experience, knowledge and style
  • Being a member of the senior Executive team

Desirable assets include:

  • Knowledge of HE or FE systems
  • Teaching qualification
  • Love of good acting and joy in seeing students grow.

This is a part time role. We encourage our staff to work out in the profession. Salary £32,000, holidays 18 days plus state holidays (both pro rata)

Apply today with your CV and Cover Letter. 

Either email: kitthacker@dramastudiolondon.co.uk

Or apply on the DSL website:

https://www.dramastudiolondon.co.uk/about/vacancies

Everyone will get a response.