Deputy Head of Casting

The National Theatre is at its best when it is making work which is progressive, ambitious and inclusive.  The actors who appear on the NT stages are one of the most conspicuous signs of our commitment to these aims. We are currently recruiting for a Deputy Head of Casting.

The department takes responsibility for the casting of up to 25 productions mounted on the stages at the National Theatre every year together with those produced by the Learning Department. It also liaises with the National’s New Work Department on casting for its projects. 

Candidates should have substantial experience as a Casting Director, along with an understanding of diversity and inclusion issues as they relate to casting and the cultural sector.

The closing date for the receipt of completed application forms is: 12 noon on Monday 26th of March 2018.

For any queries, please contact the HR Department by emailing:

We encourage applications from all sections of the community and in particular those which are currently under-represented at the NT including BAME & disabled candidates.

HR Department


Hours: 35

Contract Type: Permanent - Full Time


Pay Range: £40,000 - £45,000 per annum dependent on experience

Closing Date: 12pm, Monday 26 March 2018

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