Get ready for next year's Summer Season at STERTS!
We've got four fantastic in-house shows scheduled for our 2018 Season, what a great summer it's going to be!
Information on auditions, rehearsals and performance dates coming soon.

We're also looking for a dynamic team of Artistic Directors for 2018. 
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Please note: because of the theme, content and intention of the play History Boys, the minimum participation age will be 16 at the start of the rehearsal process.

Sterts Theatre is looking for a dynamic team of Artistic Directors to direct their exciting programme of plays and musicals (see above) for the Summer Festival season 2018

Sterts is one of the UK's most unusual theatrical settings: a 400-seat amphitheatre nestling on the grassy side of Bodmin Moor, in the open Cornish air, yet protected from summer rain by a massive permanent canopy. With a wide and varied program of events throughout the year from top name comedians, professional touring companies and concerts, it is the talented and enthusiastic local performers that make the Sterts Festival Season the highlight of the year.

Role and Responsibilities
We are looking for directors who have the attributes and experience to be able to fulfil the artistic director role, meeting the following responsibilities.
• You will direct an agreed play or musical, providing a creative and clear vision which you will translate into public performances striving towards a professionally high standard. 

• You will demonstrate good management skills through well planned rehearsal scheduling, timely production meetings, budgeting and problem solving. You will organise and lead a production team, delegating the necessary roles with clarity, consistency and within a realistic time frame.

• You must have excellent communication and people skills, guiding a cast and crew with varying degrees of ability and experience. You will be responsible for developing a positive and stimulating rehearsal environment supporting the ethos that the journey towards performance is as important as the performance itself.

• You will work closely with the Festival Director who will be overseeing the season to ensure a consistently high standard across the festival programme.

Rehearsal Period
Rehearsals will begin in Feb-March and will take place at Sterts (or nearby venues) on weekday evenings and weekends. We will schedule rehearsal days, wherever possible, through negotiation between the successful applicants. Directors are expected to be available throughout the summer season.

Contact Us
If you feel you meet all of the above criteria and would like to be considered for one of the director positions, or if you would like more information about the role or the 2018 season please contact Mark Sidey on

Mark Sidey

Sterts Festival Director