house: Opportunities

Communications Assistant, Rambert – d/l 26 June 2017

Rambert, Britain’s national dance company is looking for a Communications Assistant. You’ll provide administrative support to the marketing team, maintain and plan social media and website activity, contribute to the planning and delivery of marketing campaigns, and help to secure and monitor media coverage.

This role is an exciting opportunity for someone excellent communications and organisational skills who is looking to make their first step into a career in the arts or comparable industry.

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Tour Producer (MADE 2017), Target Theatre Company – 18 July 2017

We are currently recruiting for the role of Tour Producer. Reporting to Target Theatre Company's Artistic Director and Executive Producer the successful candidate will ensure the smooth delivery, management, and evaluation of the Autumn 2017 tour of MADE. MADE is a new play by Ikhtisad Ahmed and directed by Brett Lee Roberts about a group of garments workers in Bangladesh who make clothes for the British High-Street. The play has been developed by Target Theatre Company and influenced by the real people Target Theatre Company met during research and development in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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General Manager, Greenwich & Lewisham Young People’s Theatre – d/l 17 July 2017

GLYPT are seeking a General Manager, who will have responsibility for ensuring efficient running of our office, finances, admin management, reporting and desirably marketing.

We are looking for a highly motivated and organised individual who has strong initiative to provide admin management at core of the organisation. The role would suit someone with experience in arts administration /management and a passion for working in the community arts sector.

Ideally starting as soon as possible (August/September).

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Choreographer/Assistant Director, The Theatre Chipping Norton – d/l 26 June 2017

Project: Sleeping Beauty by Andrew Pollard. Directed by John Terry

Venue/Producer: The Theatre Chipping Norton

Overview: The Chipping Norton panto is one of the best loved and most respected ‘traditional’ pantomimes in the country – by which we mean no pop songs, no celebs, everything written, composed and designed from scratch. It mixes the folk rituals of panto with the storytelling and character work of a Christmas show.

This year, we are producing a newly commissioned version of Sleeping Beauty from Andrew Pollard, who wrote Robinson Crusoe for us last year. The first half is set in the Tudor court of Henry VIII and the second half 400 years later in the 1960’s. There is a cast of seven and three teams of four children.

We combine the roles of Assistant Director and Choreographer, so the role is a mixture of the following:

Choreographing the routines (NB, it’s quite a small stage!) – usually about 10-12 big numbers, with a varying degree of dance work.
Movement direction and character movement where required.
Creative input, working closely with me to bring the show together and know what’s working and what’s not!
Leading on working with the kids, or pippins as we call them.
And finally, taking a significant role in the understudy rehearsals – this is from the 15th to 18th November, during the daytimes of the first week of performances, and would involve choreography but also character tracks, blocking, lines etc, working alongside the composer and director.

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Producer, Farnham Maltings – d/l 6 July 2017

We are seeking to appoint a Producer to produce artists and companies within the Farnham Maltings portfolio. The Producer will also programme the Farnham Maltings theatre performance programme and support the work of the theatre development team. This is a full time role, based in Farnham.

For further details and an application pack visit or call Fiona Baxter on 01252 745411.

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Commissioning round now live, The Space – d/l 14 July 2017

The Space's commissioning round is now open. You can download the full brief via the link below and apply via our online application system from 1 June.

The strands of work we are looking to commission
We want to support arts organisations and artists to get great arts experiences to more people using online platforms. In this round, there are two strands of work which we will commission.

This commissioning strand aims to digitally capture and distribute live arts performances and cultural exhibitions for audiences, showcasing and increasing the reach of existing events and exhibitions.

Lo-Fi Extend
This strand is for smaller scale, lower investment digital projects which aim to increase the digital reach of arts organisations by increasing the impact of existing work or collections.

We are interested in receiving proposals across all art forms, and from arts organisations and artists across the UK.

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Call for new work, In Good Company – d/l 9 July 2017

In Good Company are excited to inform you about two commissioning opportunities for mid-career artists to make a new piece of theatre in 2018.

The commission includes a £5,000 fee, rehearsal space and other support from the five IGC partner venues. We will support one artist or company from the East Midlands and one from outside the region. The deadline for applications is midnight on Sunday 9th July.

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Call out: Pitch Up at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival – d/l 7 July 2017

Pitch Up
Summerhall @ The King's Hall, Edinburgh, EH8 9NZ
Tuesday 22 August 2017, 10.00am-12.00pm

Pitch Up is made up of 5minute pitches - and 1minute elevator pitches - aimed at sharing new ideas and encouraging the connections to make them happen. Pitches come from theatre makers, producers and venues in a spirit of openness and collaboration, ensuring Pitch Up is a valuable event whether you’re pitching or not.

To apply for a pitching slot, complete and return an application form by 12.00pm, Friday 07 July 2017.

Pitch Up is free and you don’t need to pitch to attend. Visit for more information, to sign up, or to apply for a slot.

Pitch Up is delivered by house.

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Stage Manager/ Production Manager, Catherine Ireton – d/l 24 June 2017

Production/Stage Manager Wanted - ideally Brighton based

For all the fires not yet lit

New solo performance from storyteller and songwriter Catherine Ireton. Starts with production week and initial short tour of Ireland followed by 10 English tour dates in autumn 2017.

Duties include:

- Working with venue staff for get-in and get-out including lighting

- Liaising with venues

- Operating lights and some sound during performance

- Risk assessment

- Driving van/car and, where possible, returning to Brighton after English performances therefore ideally Brighton-based

Fee is £100 per day plus travel days

Tour dates:

2 weeks in Ireland - 25th September - 6th October inclusive

10 performances (10 venues) in England 10th October - 9th November

To apply please send CV and brief intro to

For more information please see here

For all the fires not yet lit isproduced by Farnham Maltings, co-commissioned by Belltable Limetree and supported by Arts Council England.

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Training and Development Coordinator, National Theatre – d/l 26 June 2017

We are looking for someone to co-ordinate staff training and development activity at the National Theatre, supporting the HR department and Safety Risk team in ensuring all staff receive sufficient training to carry out their jobs effectively, efficiently and to ensure they do their jobs safely.

Please note that applications can only be considered if they are submitted through the National’s Online Recruitment System, and returned by the closing date.

Please note that applications can only be considered if they are submitted through the National’s Online Recruitment System, and returned by the closing date.

To apply for this vacancy please follow the link:

The closing date for the receipt of completed application forms is: 10 am Monday 26th June 2017.

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Technician, The Orchard Theatre – d/l 13 July 2017


c. £17,500 plus TMA get-out p.a. Dependent on experience, ability and potential


40 per week over 5 days out of 7, subject to variation to meet business requirements. Working hours will include evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays.

Work location:

You will be based at the Orchard Theatre and may be required to travel to and work at other HQT&H venues. Approved travel expenses will be reimbursed.

Purpose of the role:

To ensure a smooth, efficient and safe work environment for all Technicians, Artists and other users of the theatre. To strive to offer the best possible support service to all incoming companies and the public at large so to ensure the achievement of agreed business targets.

Our ideal candidate:

A motivated team player and talented all-round technician. You’ll be comfortable in a fast-paced receiving house environment and able to remain focused under the pressure of shifting priorities…. all whilst maintaining a positive outlook and a good sense of humour!

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Young Corn Exchange Project Manager, Corn Exchange Newbury & New Greenham Arts – d/l 28 June 2017

We are looking for a pro-active and enthusiastic Project Manager who is passionate about working with young people. The ideal candidate will be highly organised with excellent attention to detail, they will enjoy problem solving and be confident in supporting young people to deliver public events.

This role will be to project manage all the activity of the Young Corn Exchange (YCE) Youth Events Management Collective. This group is made up of 12 - 25 years olds interested in events management, the arts, technical theatre and all aspects of arts management and promotion.

Key to this role is excellent organisational and interpersonal skills. Applicants should be able to demonstrate a high standard of written and verbal communication skills and should be passionate about community cohesion and inclusion in the arts.

Candidates must be available:

Most Thursdays 3pm – 6.30pm for weekly meetings
One Sunday per month 3pm – 6.30pm for YCE socials
20th, 21st and 22nd Oct 2017 for the YCE Takeover
For two days in the week commencing 12th Feb for the YCE Ageing Creatively Project
If you wish to apply for the position, please send a covering letter, no longer than two sides of A4, with a copy of your CV and return to me either by post or via email (, no later than midday on Wednesday 28 June 2017.

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Ageing Creatively Co-ordinator, Corn Exchange Newbury & New Greenham Arts – d/l 3 July 2017

We are looking for a creative individual with experience of running and managing their own arts projects. The ideal candidate will be pro-active and enthusiastic about widening inclusion in the arts. We are particularly interested in meeting people with an understanding and passion for the value of arts participation for a wide variety of community participants.

The Ageing Creatively Co-ordinator role was created in 2016 to develop an entirely new strand of work for the Corn Exchange, Newbury, as part of our growing ‘Get Involved’ programme. This work is funded by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund as well as by West Berkshire Council and other trusts and foundations. There is now an opportunity to grow the Ageing Creatively Programme from its initial phase and to continue to establish and shape new aspects of the programme of arts activities for older people. Please refer to the application pack on our website for further information on this role.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone working within an arts learning and participation context to specialise in arts for older people. It is potentially also an opportunity for someone with experience in arts related sectors, (e.g. community learning, managing programmes within the charity sector, heritage etc.), to apply their skills in a new field, although an understanding of the arts is essential.

The Corn Exchange recognises the positive value of diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination and we welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from disabled candidates and those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds as they are currently under-represented within our staff team.

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London Devised Theatre Intensive – 15-17 October 2017

We invite theatre makers from all disciplines, backgrounds and countries to take part in a two week workshop in London this October. We envision this year’s workshop as the launch of an annual programme that will take place in cities around the world. The aim of the Devised Theatre Intensive is to inspire theatre makers, raise the profile of devised theatre, and foster international connections.

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no strings attached, Farnham Maltings – d/l 18 October 2017

no strings attached is a grant scheme to help young people make their first piece of theatre. Grants of between £500 and £1000 are available to young people from across the south-east region. The grant is for anyone aged between 18 and 25 who hasn’t previously received a grant for the arts.

Applicants can apply as an individual or as part of a group. Should you be successful you will also be paired with a professional mentor.

If your project is suitable will be invited to present your idea to a panel of arts professionals and young people on 25th October 2017 in Farnham. Please note places are allocated on a first come, first served basis.

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