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project assistant / assistant director, RADA. d/l 05 September 2019

Project Assistant/ Assistant Director, Annualised fix term contract £6,385 per annum

Through our widening participation and outreach work, we create opportunities for young people to experience RADA training and develop the skills, knowledge and understanding to access higher education.

The RADA Youth Company: Acting is a year-long project that gives young people aged 16-20 the opportunity to experience actor training and perform on RADA's main stage.

This is a new role and a fantastic opportunity to join RADA’s widening participation team which delivers a programme of activities to open up pathways into higher education for individuals from communities that are under-represented in the arts.

You will be working in two capacities alongside Phil Sheppard who is the director of the RADA Youth Company. For the first two terms you will work as Project Assistant supporting the director in running skills based workshops. Then in the final term you will work in the capacity of Assistant Director where you will assist the company (Theatre Production and Acting young people) in delivering their creative vision.

How to apply

RADA is particularly seeking disabled applicants or BAME applicants for this role. This reflects priority areas for our widening participation activity and also people who are underrepresented on RADA staff at present.

To apply please complete an application form and return it to:

Marcus Rose
HR and Payroll Administrator
+44 (0)20 7908 4895

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drama teacher, phoenix bordon.

Drama Teacher wanted by The Phoenix Theatre & Arts Centre
Hampshire’s friendliest little venue, The Phoenix Theatre & Arts Centre is looking for a Drama Teacher to lead two of our Drama courses for young people.

Each week, during term time, we run Kids Drama on a Tuesday for those aged 8 to 11 (6pm until 7.30pm) and deliver a Wednesday Drama course at a well-regarded local Junior School (3.30pm to 4.30pm). Although experience is important, having the right person is just as important, so we are happy to receive applications from recent arts graduates or those with less experience generally.

Please contact centre Director, Rob Allerston on (01420) 472664 if you’d like an informal chat about the role and send an email stating your interest with an up to date CV to should you wish to apply.

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unlimited traineeship, artsadmin. d/l 17 September 2019

The open call of the Unlimited Traineeship based at Artsadmin is now open. This is an opportunity for someone that identifies as disabled looking to develop their arts and cultural management skills. Project Manager Clara Giraud tells us more.

What is the job?

This is a traineeship, and while it involves learning on the job and taking on a range of responsibilities, it is aimed at someone that might be new or have little professional experience of the arts and cultural sector. The traineeship is a part time role of 3 days a week for a minimum of 10 months, based in East London, at Artsadmin’s Toynbee Studios. It is an opportunity to get stuck in to the delivery of Unlimited, running up to the culmination of a range of our commissions and the Southbank Centre’s Unlimited Festival 2020.

A history of traineeships

Artsadmin has been hosting paid traineeships for many years, and this format developed as part of Unlimited to transform the cultural sector and ensure disabled people are fully embedded and represented within it. This opportunity is ring-fenced for a disabled person, and we will support the selected applicant with access-to-work procedures and ensuring reasonable adjustments as required. A diverse range of individuals have joined us as Unlimited trainees over the years, you can watch interviews of them here (audio-described versions here), and read a blog of recent trainee James Greenhalgh.

How do I apply?

Artsadmin’s recruitment process is through an online application portal, and shortlisted applicants are invited to complete an interview and a task. You will find all of the information about the position, the role description, person specification, and key dates of the selection process on Artsadmin’s website, through this link. If you have any questions, experience any barriers through the application process, or require anything in another format, please contact Clara at or on 020 7247 5102.

Deadline for applications: Tuesday 17 September 2019, 12 noon.

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applications open: sprint festival: camden people’s theatre. d/l 07 October 2019

Applications are now open for Sprint 2020, which runs from March 5 to 28, 2020. Ideally, proposals will be for work that is finished by March 2020. We will also consider works-in-progress and ‘scratch’ performances.

Sprint is London’s major annual festival of new and unusual theatre. It showcases work by the most exciting new artists and companies in the UK and beyond. With Sprint, Camden People’s Theatre opens its doors widely to artists at the very start of their careers, artists who’ve never performed at CPT before, or artists with brand new projects to perform.

“A vital, nourishing seedbed for bold, new and emerging artists” – The Stage on Sprint

To apply, please read in full our call-out document and apply via the Google Form inside.

The deadline for submissions is 10am Monday 7 October. Any questions, please email James on

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theatre audio description training, vocaleyes. d/l 16 September 2019

Do you love theatre? Are you good with words, and looking to develop skills that would mean you working in some of the UK’s best theatres? VocalEyes is seeking people who share our belief that everyone should be able to experience and enjoy theatre and would like to learn to deliver audio description services for theatre performances.

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general manager, marlborough theatre. d/l 19 August 2019

The Marlborough Pub & Theatre are seeking a new part-time General Manager to join our team in Brighton & Hove.

The Marlborough Pub & Theatre is Brighton & Hove’s home for LGBTQ+ art & culture. Our mission is to amplify queer stories to reach audiences across the UK and worldwide. The work we produce ranges from street parties to museum exhibitions, pushing the boundaries of art form and context.

We are a venue based producing organisation located in a historic former regency boarding house in Brighton & Hove led by Co Artistic Director, Tarik Elmoutawakil and Executive Director, David Sheppeard.

This General Manager role is a new post for us coming at a key time in our development as we expand our work locally with partners across the city and nationally via our touring network New Queers on the Block.

Please take a look at the Application Packs below if you think this could be the role for you.

If you have any questions about the role please email or call 01273 273870 for a chat (do bear in mind we all work part time and a response might not be instant).

The deadline for applications is Monday, August 19th at 10am

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resolution 2020, the place. d/l 05 September 2019

Applications for Resolution 2020 are open and close midday Thu 5 Sep 2019.

Resolution 2020 festival will take place from Thu 9 Jan – Sat 22 Feb 2020.

WHAT is Resolution Festival 2020?

Resolution is The Place’s annual festival of new choreography and performance works by emerging artists.

Resolution exists to support and celebrate work by UK emerging artists. Every year we welcome over 70 UK based artists to create original work for one of the most exciting and established London performance festivals.

Artists learn from industry professionals through supportive and practical workshops and present their work at The Place theatre to an audience of up to 288, including industry critics.

We invite choreographers and companies to propose exciting ideas for new work that they really believe in.

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Vital Spark Ideas Fund, d/l 29 August 2019

The Ideas Fund is a seed commission which offers financial support and expertise for an artist or company to take a bold and exciting new idea in to the next stage of it's life.

The Spark will support two new ideas of work for children and young people (ages 0-13) per year from 2018 to 2022. These ideas will help us move towards an increase in high quality work that is diverse, relevant and representative of children today.

Find out about the Ideas Fund artists for 2018-19 on the Vital Spark blog.

Who will the selected artists / companies be?
Artists/Companies with an original idea for children and young people (0-13) they wish to explore further.
Artists/Companies that identify as BAME, a Person of Colour, and/or D/deaf and disabled.
Artists/Companies that share our vision of a sector more representative of children today.
Artists/Companies working in any form of performance (theatre, dance, performance poetry etc.)
Artists/Companies working in England and with an interest in supporting the children's sector in England.
Not yet if… you are at the start of your career and/or new to developing and performing work for live audiences.

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ITC Arts Training Timetable

These training courses are designed to provide you with the toolkit of essential skills and specialist knowledge needed to run a performing arts company successfully.

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