Bearfoot Theatre are on the look out for an emerging director to mentor in our production of Hermit Crabs and Meteors by Tyler Atcheson, directed by Riley McLean. Submissions close on the 5th of January.

“Eugene’s lonely existence is turned on its head when a meteor crashes through his roof and a gaggle of strange visitors come knocking. Could this mysterious space-rock have anything to do with a missing hermit crab and the whispering in the walls?”

If you would like to apply, please send the following information to ‘’

– Name, age & school year (if applicable)
– Detailed availability across Jan & Feb 2019.
– Relevant previous experience (can include directing, tutoring, devising in classes etc)
– Answer: Why would you like to AD this production?
– Answer: Why do you think you would make a good director for this project?

The production runs at the Royal Exchange, Newcastle from the 4th- 10th of March. Rehearsals will be intensive throughout Jan & Feb.