ROYAL WELSH COLLEGE OF MUSIC AND DRAMA
The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama is now seeking a new Lecturer in Voice to assist the Head of Voice in organising and teaching vocal studies and text work across all levels of its acting and musical theatre programmes. You will join an experienced team that is forward thinking and places particular importance on the successful progression of students to employment. Practitioners with dedication and a passion for teaching will encounter a collaborative working environment which places students at the centre of its practice.
The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama (RWCMD) is the National Conservatoire of Wales providing inspiring performance-based training to over 800 of the most talented actors, musicians, stage technicians, scenic designers and arts managers from more than 40 countries. It is also one of Cardiff’s most popular arts venues hosting over 500 public performances each year. It is based at the stunning landmark building in the heart of Cardiff, overlooking beautiful, urban parkland just a 5-minute walk to the heart of the city centre. Its reputation is built on excellence and it attracts the very best talent.
With a distinctive and distinguished track record of 70 years in professional training in Music and Drama, the College has in the last decade established itself as a major cultural institution in Wales, with outstanding premises, pioneering industry partnerships, and a vibrant events programme. The College nurtures the next generations of contemporary professionals, who are industry-ready for international careers.
Our reputation is built on excellence by supporting our employees to develop the highest level of talents and skills. We are an inclusive space for everyone and a community thriving on respect and celebrating difference. We are committed to creating a workforce that is representative of society. Currently, people from ethnically diverse communities, those who self-identify as disabled and neurodiverse and transgender individuals are under-represented, so we are keen to hear from candidates from these under-represented groups.
The Acting Department, led by Director of Performance (Drama) Jonathan Munby, encompasses undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Acting for Stage, Screen and Radio, and Musical Theatre. Its training has an industry leading reputation, employing highly regarded professionals to produce work for audio, screen, or stage that directly faces the industry and world in which it sits.
This post is a full-time permanent role.
We offer a number of employee benefits including an excellent pension scheme and operate a flexible working system.
For an informal conversation about this post please contact Simon Reeves (Head of Voice)