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National Theatre: Making Theatre Green

A year of working with the Theatre Green Book
Monday 6 June 2022, 11am-4.30pm, Olivier Theatre, Dorfman Theatre and online

We all know we need to act on the climate crisis. One year after the release of the Theatre Green Book, we’re pausing to reflecting on how far the industry has come, check where we’re all heading and rally for the next stage. Voices from across the theatre landscape will discuss what’s working, what isn’t, and how we can continue to change together.

The day will feature panels on artistic opportunity and provocation, production practice and data, product presentations from innovative suppliers, and reflections on using the Theatre Green Book and other global initiatives. It is a space to make connections, share ideas and think outside the box.

This is a free event, registration is required.

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Front of House Assistant

We’re looking for a friendly, enthusiastic team player to join us as a Front of House Assistant. You’ll play an important part in making sure we provide our visitors with the best experience, whether that is selling tickets at the Box Office, serving in the Café & Bar, or welcoming audiences to our indoor or outdoor events.

You will work a mix of shifts across the week so you will experience the whole range of activities and performances that we present, including big name comedians, classic theatre performances, family activities and our much-loved pantomime.

Reports to: Front of House Supervisor

Hours: 37 hours per week

Salary: £18,278

Holiday entitlement: 28 days per annum including bank holidays

For more information please go to https://cornexchangenew.com/vacancies/front-of-house-assistant-2

We will be interviewing suitable candidates on a rolling basis so you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible in order to be considered. Applications will close once the position has been filled.

Should the Corn Exchange be required to close due to Government Legislation and the Pandemic at any time all recruitment will be put on hold for the duration of the closure. We will of course notify all applicants should this be the case

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Register for Freelance : Futures to access resources and participate in workshops, panel discussions, self-organising spaces and virtual gatherings that will aim to help everyone play their role in building equitable conditions for freelancers.

Attendance is free and the programme is split into three phases:

16 May - 10 June: Getting informed, resourced and connected
13 - 17 June: Online gathering, working together and creating change
20 June - 5 July: Continuing the work, embedding shifts and defining next actions

You can choose to engage with as many resources and sessions as you’d like and are able to.

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HR Officer

The Mayflower Theatre, Southampton are looking for an experienced HR Officer to join their busy and friendly HR team.

You will:

Provide support and advice to all staff on a wide range of HR topics and issues, including training and development, employee relations.
Manage one of our payrolls
Assist with the running of our HR & Payroll system (Cascade)
Take responsibility with sourcing/administration/design/ delivery of training and development initiatives
Be a member of the Diversity and Inclusion team and take responsibility for the administration of this working group
Assist with recruitment and selection activity as requested.

Salary £28K
Applications Close 28 June

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bOing Crew

bOing! International Family Festival is being held at Gulbenkian on 27th & 28th August 2022. The festival runs from 10am – 5pm.

It is an amazing event to be a part of. bOing! International Family Festival hosts a unique programme of the best creative experiences for children to share with their families. Created by Gulbenkian, bOing! takes place on the beautiful University of Kent campus in Canterbury and showcases work by leading UK and International companies, artists and performers. It is free to enter and is bursting with a mixture of free and ticketed performances.

They are looking for crew to help set up the festival site on Friday 26th August and assist with the get out Monday 29th August 2022. The work will involve a lot of heavy lifting.

Rate of pay: NMW
Applications close: 31 July 2022

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Artist Call Out 2022 – Down the Rabbit Hole

MAST Mayflower Studios are excited to once again be able to offer our Community Exhibition Takeover project, this coming Christmas. The takeovers allows them to connect community groups with local artists to create exciting art installations that help us to turn our building into the magical world of the Christmas performance. This year’s exhibition will focus on transforming our building into “Wonderland”, as the performances this Christmas include two brand new productions:

Alice, A Musical Adventure in Wonderland and Down the Rabbit Hole.

All participants who take part in the project will be involved in a drama workshop delivered by the Mayflower Engage team, which will explore the storyline of Alice in Wonderland ahead of their art workshops.
They are looking for applicants who have:
• Experience of and commitment to working with young people
• Experience of working with community groups from a variety of backgrounds, including SEND groups
• A passion and ambition to continue and develop your professional creative practice
• A collaborative and sympathetic approach to creative concepts
• An ability to realise, support and contribute to the vision of the project leads
• Excellent attention to detail
• A calm, organised, tactful, collaborative team approach

They anticipate that all workshops for the following briefs will take place between September – November 2022. All artists must have their work completed, delivered and installed at MAST Mayflower Studios on Sunday 20th and Monday 21st November, unless otherwise stated in the briefs below.

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Theatre Improvement Scheme: Up to £20,000 funding for improving Environmental Sustainability

Theatres Trust's Theatre Improvement Scheme, in association with the Wolfson Foundation, offers capital funding for theatres.

The theme for the fund for the next three years is Improving Environmental Sustainability as this is an urgent priority for the sector.

Theatre operators can apply for grants of up to £20,000 towards their building or equipment as part of the scheme.

It is hoped that these grants will support a range of projects that consider different ways theatre buildings can reduce their environmental impact. From sedum roofs to new windows, building management systems to more efficient water heaters, funding will be given to projects that demonstrate how a small intervention can have a big impact.

To be eligible to apply to the scheme, applicants must demonstrate that they:
Own or manage theatres with titles or signed leases of more than 5 years on buildings in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
Run a year-round programme of live performance, of no less than 30 performances a year
Have a bona fide UK charitable or not-for-profit legal structure and be able to provide certified or audited accounts for at least two years
Operate theatres that achieve excellence through their producing and programming or architectural significance

The next round of the scheme is now open for applications with a deadline of noon on 6 September 2022.

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Senior Producer

Full House Theatre are looking for a confident, collaborative and ideas-driven individual, who will be able to manage multiple priorities and complex projects with a range of partners. They are looking for people who are happy to get stuck in, think strategically as well as practically and collaborate across the whole of our programme of work. The Senior Producer will play an integral role in the development, management and delivery of the work of Full House Theatre - from first idea to final report.

The role is offered as a full-time fixed term twelve-month contract.

Full House Theatre is a dynamic and innovative charity and arts organisation delivering performance and participation projects for, by and with children and young people.

Closing date: 9 May, 5pm
Salary: £33,700 per annum
Contract: Twelve Months Fixed Term

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Learning and Participation Assistant

Corn Exchange Trust Newbury is looking Learning and Participation Assistant
Salary: £18,278 - Hours: Full-Time, 37 hours per week (including some evenings and weekends)
We are currently seeking an organised and pro-active administrator to support our Learning and Participation team. This role combines a variety of administrative elements, which include overseeing the day to day operations and administration of the Learning and Participation department, ensuring that the work is staffed, resourced, delivered and evaluated to the highest possible standard
Should the Corn Exchange be required to close due to Government Legislation and the Pandemic at any time all recruitment will be put on hold for the duration of the closure. We will of course notify all applicants should this be the case.
We will be interviewing suitable candidates on a rolling basis so you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible in order to be considered. Applications will close once the position has been filled.

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Freelance Artists needed for art trail

Popular community arts venue, The Seagull, has launched an exciting opportunity for local freelance artists to enjoy paid opportunities to provide work for an upcoming art trail. The Seagull is working with East Suffolk Council to create an art trail in 2022 for Lowestoft’s two Heritage Action Zones. The trail will launch in the summer and is intended to highlight and celebrate the two historic retail streets in the town, London Road South and the High Street.

The £7.4 million Cultural Programme is part of the £95 million High Streets Heritage Action Zone initiative, which is currently working across over 60 English high streets. It is funded with £40 million from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport’s Heritage High Street Fund, £52 million from the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities’ Future High Streets Fund, and a further £3 million from the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

Local people keen to be involved in the project are invited to email haz@theseagull.co.uk for more information.

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funding: fleabag support fund, open 1st-5th each month

The Fleabag Support Fund is open now and will close on the 5th October. The Fund will open again on the 1st of the month for 5 days for the foreseeable future.
The objective of this fund is to provide a SMALL CRISIS GRANT.

This fund will reflect and recognise that people have an immediate need.

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