Youth Theatre Leader – The Role

Barnstorm Theatre Company is currently looking for a free-lance Youth Theatre Leader to design and deliver a fun and creative environment to help young people develop their self-expression and confidence through Theatre and performing arts. The leader will implement a creative and innovative programme for working with three groups of young people between 10 and 18 years in weekly workshop sessions. Each group will produce an end-of-year presentation of a high-quality theatre piece to the general public as well as friends and family.

The initial engagement is from 15 January 2024 – 15 June 2024; with a view to extend from September 2024. 

3 weekly workshops and rehearsals at the end of year presentation – Weekly fee is €225.

Candidate Profile

The ideal candidate will have a background in drama, with experience of working with youth and community groups.  S/he should be self-motivated, have a keen interest and belief in drama facilitation, and have excellent communication skills. 

  • Knowledge and understanding of best practice in relation to child protection
  • Experience in designing and developing drama workshops
  • A relevant qualification or background in Theatre, Youth Arts, Youth Work

The successful candidate will join a dynamic small team based on the river in the centre of Kilkenny

How To Apply

Email a current CV and cover letter to the Artistic Director, Barnstorm Theatre Company, 3 John’s Quay, Kilkenny R95T382. 

Email:  Web: by Tuesday 2nd January 2024