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APPLICATION FORM

Please type or write clearly in black ink, please note we do not accept CVs, all relevant
information should be included in this form.

Position Applied for: TRAINEE DIRECTOR

Personal Details

Surname: Farrugia

Forenames: Luke

Address: Flat 16 Gladstone Court Anson Road

Postcode: NW2 4LA

Home Telephone:
Work Telephone:
Mobile Telephone: 07450207294

Email Address: Luke.farrugia@live.com

Do you require a work permit to work in the United Kingdom? Yes


No X

Please enter your National Insurance Number: ___SR432734C_______________

Have you any medical condition which might affect your ability to carry out the
responsibilities of this post or which has been a factor in your previous employment?
Yes No X

Do you have any access requirements or need specific support in order to be able
Yes No X
to attend an interview?
(If answered yes, should you be invited to interview we will contact you to make any necessary
arrangements in advance).

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Please use this page (only) to list your theatre work, providing a brief line of
context for each show if necessary.

As a director:
1. Women and Wallace by Jonathan Marc Sherman – Part of the One Act Play festival
in my home country of Malta. Directed and put up a one-act piece with brand new
actors (anyone can give it a go). Ended up winning Best Production for that year
(2014).

2. Romeo + Juliet (Shakespeare) – As a direct result of winning Best Production in


the prior year’s MADC One Act Play Festival, I requested to direct the national
Shakespeare production the following year – choosing to do Romeo and Juliet
outdoors at the Presidential Palace in Malta. Reviews/Pictures can be found here:
https://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20150731/arts-entertainment/love-
in-the-garden-of-despair.578741

As an actor:
1. Trained at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama – on the BA Acting MT
Course 2015
2. Boys at the LOST Theatre (Now Stockwell Playhouse) Nov 2016
3. Pinot – The Musical at the New Wimbledon Studio Feb – June 2017

Please answer each of the questions below, within the specified word count.
1. What should the Royal Court be doing that it isn’t currently? (max 100 words)

The Royal Court currently stages great work generally coming from within the British
society’s perspective. I think it could do a better job of representing those who are
outside it – particularly in terms of postcolonial perspective. The British Empire owned
Malta (my home country) for around 200 years – and till now the influence there is
tangible – and vice versa, the Maltese people who integrated into the UK society also
affect it. I think there are stories there that would be very interesting to stage here in
the UK, and would still be very pertinent.

2. When does experimental theatre become a waste of public money? (max 100
words)

1. When no one comes to see it.


2. When it serves the creatives not the craft.
3. When it’s more about ticking boxes than serving as a true representation (no
matter how ugly) of what’s going on.
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3. What would the mission statement be for your ideal theatre company? Imagine
there are no budgetary or other restrictions. (max 200 words)

A company that is both gender AND colour blind devoted to creating theatre
that moves people in new and unexpected ways – plays with form and
delivery as much as content and above all raises a mirror to society

4. Why do you want to work with writers? (max 100 words)

They cut to the heart of things without much faffing about.

References

Please give the names and addresses of two referees, one of whom should be your
present or most recent employer or course tutor. Your referees will not be contacted
prior to interview or without your permission.

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Name: Wendy Gadian
Name: Tomm J. Ingram
Position: Duty Manager
Position: Course Leader
Company: Phoenix Artists Club
Company: Royal Central School of Speech
Address:
and Drama
Address: Eton Avenue NW3 3HY
Telephone:      
Telephone:
Email:
Email:
wendy.gadian@cssd.ac.uk tomm.ingram@phoenixartistclub.com
Declaration

I understand that all information contained in this application from will be treated with
the strictest of confidence.

I declare that the information contained in this application is true and complete. If
selected, I understand that it will be treated as part of my subsequent contract of
employment. I understand that if it is then discovered that any statements are false or
misleading I will be liable to have my application disqualified or subsequently will be
liable to be dismissed from the English Stage Company’s employment.

Signed: Date: 12/09/2017

Please note that if you are applying by email you do not need to supply your signature;
applicants who are invited to interview will be required to sign at the time of meeting.

Once completed please return alongside a completed Equal Opportunities Form, by the
date stated on the advert/website, to:

Email: recruitment@royalcourttheatre.com

Post: Recruitment
English Stage Company
Royal Court Theatre
Sloane Square
London
SW1 8AS

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES MONITORING FORM


EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES MONITORING FORM
EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES POLICY The English Stage Company Limited is an equal opportunities employer. The aims of its
policy is to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, race, colour,
nationality, ethnic or national origins, marital status, sexual orientation, gender re-assignment, age, trade union activity,
political or religious belief. Applications from disabled persons who have the necessary attributes for the post are welcome.
Selection criteria and procedures will be kept under review to ensure that individuals are selected, promoted and treated on
the basis of their relevant merits and abilities.
All employees will be given equal opportunities and, where appropriate, special training to progress within the organisation.
The English Stage Company at the Royal Court Theatre is committed to a programme of action to make the policy fully
effective.
We would be grateful if you would print out, fill in and return this form with your application - it will help us to monitor our
Equal Opportunities Policy in practice. It is for statistical purposes only and does not form part of your application.

(please mark the appropriate box)


How would you describe your gender identity?
Female (including male to female trans women)
Male (including female to male trans men) x
Non-binary
Prefer not to say

What is your age?


18 – 25 x 56 – 65
26 – 35 66 – 75
36 – 45 76+
46 – 55

How would you describe your ethnic origin?


White/White British
British Gypsy or Irish Traveller
Irish Any other White background x

Mixed/Multiple ethnic groups


White and Black Caribbean White and Asian
White and Black African Any other Mixed background

Asian/Asian British
Indian
Pakistani
Bangladeshi
Chinese
Any other Asian background

Black/ African/ Caribbean/ Black British


African
Caribbean
Any other Black background

Other ethnic group


Arab
Any other ethnic group ___________

In terms of the definition below, do you consider yourself to be disabled?


The following is an internationally recognised definition of disability: "People with physical, mental or sensory disabilities:
with hidden disabilities such as psoriasis, epilepsy, heart, chest conditions: people with disabilities linked to ageing, people
suffering from a mental illness".

Yes Prefer not to say


No x

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