I-8 c: Assistant Director

Appx 1 Part 8 Item C: ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

The Assistant Director is the directors right-hand man. The Assistant Director works closely with the Direction departments during their day-to-day activities. He ensures that the Directors instructions are carried out by the Direction departments. The role of Assistant Director provides good experience in order to become a Director.

Reports to
” The Director

Responsibilities
” Assist the Director by working with the following department managers: Costumes and make-up, Props, Sets, and Lighting and Sound.
” Attend auditions, rehearsals and production meetings
” Fill in for Director when the director is absent, including being present during performances
” Assist the director in whatever directorial task the Director requests, for example: voice coaching, warm-up exercises, work with specific actors in specific scenes, etc.
” Always work under the Directors guidance