Deadline extended to February 26th.

The Course Director MFA Theatre Producing will join our team of MFA Course Directors, who are all professionals who continue to work in their chosen disciplines alongside leading their courses at The Lir Academy, to deliver our new MFA in Theatre Producing.

The Course Director will work an average of 20 hours a week to deliver the programme, this will fluctuate according to the academic timetable and will facilitate a practitioner to also work on their own projects.

The Course Director will work to equip students with the skills necessary to pursue a career in professional theatre and related industries through the development of skills, professional practices and creative approaches to theatre producing. This course is designed to encourage a self-reflexive approach to learning with a view to developing independent-thinking and collaboratively-focused producers. The MFA Theatre Producing will be integrated into the current MFA strands of Directing, Playwriting and StageDesign.

The primary role of the Course Director MFA Theatre Producing is to lead on the delivery of all aspects of the MFA in Theatre Producing course under the supervision and guidance of the Director of Actor Training & Postgraduate Study, the Academic Director, and the Director & CEO of The Lir Academy.

A full job description and details on how to apply can be found here.

All applications will be overseen in the strictest of confidence by The Lir’s Director of Administration, Anne Fitzpatrick.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application and a full CV to

Closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm on Monday, 26th February, 2024.

Interviews will be held in Dublin (or online if required) the week beginning Monday, 11th March, 2024. Starting date is 26th August 2024. Advance work will need to be carried out prior to this date, preferably from April 2024. This will be agreed with the successful candidate and remunerated on a pro-rata basis.

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Date Posted: 17 January 2024
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