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Lighting Associate (freelance)
UK and International Touring

Are you our next Lighting Associate?

Salary: £755 per week, with travel, accommodation and subsistence provided

Working closely with Gecko’s founder and Artistic Director, Amit Lahav, our Lighting Designer Chris Swain and the rest of the creative team and company, we are seeking a talented Lighting Associate to become an integral part of the company, working across existing and new productions during creation, technical rehearsals and touring.

We are particularly looking for a freelance Lighting Associate to support our tour of Kin across the UK (including our debut at the National Theatre) and to be part of the creative/touring team on an exciting new production in development, expected to tour from spring 2024.

Key dates include:

  • w/b 10 July 2023: New production creation week, Norwich
  • w/b 18 September 2023: Kin touring, Chester
  • w/b 25 September 2023: Kin touring, Doncaster
  • w/b 2 October 2023, Kin touring, Oxford
  • w/b 9 October 2023: Kin touring, Nottingham
  • w/b 30 October 2023: Kin touring, Brighton (to be confirmed)
  • w/b 8 January 2024: Kin touring, National Theatre, London
  • w/b 15 January 2024: Kin touring, National Theatre, London
  • w/b 22 January 2024: Kin touring, National Theatre, London
  • April/May 2024 (to be confirmed): New production creation/technical week (Ipswich) followed by approximately 5 consecutive weeks of UK touring

Additional touring dates for Kin and our new production may be added, including international touring. There may also be opportunities to support the touring of our current shows, The Wedding and Institute.

For full details and job requirements/person specification visit our website.

Lighting Associate (freelance) by Gecko

Ipswich, including UK and International Touring

Gecko is an award-winning and internationally acclaimed physical theatre company based in Ipswich and we want you to be our new Producer!

It is an exciting time to join Gecko, as we tour our newest production Kin across the UK, make our debut at the National Theatre, start building the Creation Space (our new HQ and development studio in Ipswich) and look to broaden the work we create and the people we connect with.

We are seeking an outstanding, driven and experienced Producer to join us at a pivotal time at the company where you will develop and tour new and existing productions nationally and internationally. Working closely with our Artistic Director, an incredible team of international performers, creatives and technicians, and supported by a kick-ass core office team, you will:

Produce Gecko’s full artistic programme to a high standard of operational delivery in the UK and internationally.

Rebuild our global activity following the pandemic, identifying and securing tour dates at international venues and festivals and bringing your own touring networks to create new opportunities for the distribution of our work.

Have experience of managing large touring teams, where you will demonstrate exemplary communication skills and have an understanding of how to balance freelance and company schedules.

Champion and take positive action to promote equality, diversity and inclusion in all aspects of the work of Gecko, and engage fully with all initiatives to promote diversity and inclusion within Gecko

Gecko values active input from all of our company members. We seek to build long and meaningful relationships and this role rewards someone who is interested to identify and shape new potential projects, be that commissioning, co-productions, film, or in the commercial sector.

Full details and the job pack are on our website https://www.geckotheatre.com/producer

Producer by Gecko

Community Engagement Manager
Park Theatre

Park Theatre is seeking an experienced arts professional to become our new Community Engagement Manager. If you are passionate about making theatre accessible and encouraging everyone to explore their creativity, we would love to hear from you. Park Theatre is a neighborhood theatre with a global ambition. We aim to be warm and inclusive; a safe and wondrous space in which to work and visit. Our Mission is to give people access to honest theatre that entertains and provokes, to nurture creativity and welcome everyone in. This year we celebrated our 10th birthday.

Our plans for the next decade include expanding our community and creative learning provision to engage with more people in our local neighbourhood. We recognise the power of theatre and storytelling to bring communities together, instill civic pride and nurture a sense of place. We are looking for an experienced community and/or creative learning arts manager who can strategically build on our past achievements, to develop and deliver an inspiring, relevant programme of regular activities and projects, co-created with and for our local communities. The post holder will work collaboratively with colleagues to leverage the natural synergies across our theatre, artist development and community programmes: to share stories, make theatre that resonates with contemporary society and elevate the voices of those who are currently underrepresented.

Community Engagement Manager by Rachel Hepworth

Executive Producer
Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse

Following our most successful Christmas ever, welcoming over 51,000 people to our two theatres, and with forthcoming new productions with Stockroom, Theatre Royal Plymouth, 20 Stories High and Graeae across our spaces, we now seek a dynamic, highly networked Executive Producer to help further grow our impact and success. Part of the Senior Management Team, and working closely with all management colleagues, the Executive Producer is responsible for the budgeting, delivery and evaluation of a world class produced programme which has seen E&P take confident steps forwards in inclusion and representation since the pandemic.

With new Associate Companies including 20 Stories High, Cardboard Citizens, Graeae, Homotopia Festival, New Earth and Talawa; and in a city which has restated its commitment to culture with the phenomenal programme created around Eurovision, the role offers an opportunity to be at the vanguard of popular, inclusive theatre-making in the UK, as we embark on a new three-year funding agreement with the Arts Council as part of the National Portfolio.


We seek an experienced theatre producer with an understanding of both the challenges and opportunities currently facing our sector and the dynamism to create bold new productions at a range of scales that speak to our audiences here in Liverpool and beyond.


The deadline for applications is Monday 12th June 2023 at 9.00am.

Executive Producer by Rachel Hepworth

Senior Producer
Upswing Aerial Ltd

Upswing is looking for an outstanding, dynamic and highly motivated Senior Producer with proven experience to take on the lead of the development, planning, delivery and touring of our mid to large scale productions. The Senior Producer will also demonstrate knowledge and experience of overseeing creative engagement programmes and sector development initiatives as well as generally support organisational development.

Working closely with Artistic Director Vicki Dela Amedume and in regular contact with the Executive Director Camille Ben Soussan, you will support the leadership team in driving the artistic programme forward, enabling new partnerships to flourish and developing the next generation of artists and creatives.

This is a key role at an exciting time for the company as we emerge from the pandemic with relocation plans and an international outlook for an ambitious programme of work.

Full details and the job pack are available on our websitehttps://upswing.org.uk/news/hiring-senior-producer/ 

How to Apply

After reading the job pack in full, please send the following to
recruitment@upswing.org.uk with “Senior Producer” in the subject line:
• A letter limited to two sides of A4, which should clearly set out your suitability for the role in relation to the person and job specifications outlined in this pack, evidenced by examples of your past experience.
• Your CV (maximum two sides A4).
• A completed equality and diversity form, this will be kept separate from your application and helps us determine how well we have done to reach a diverse pool of candidates.
• The contact details of two referees.

Deadline and Submission:
Please email your application to recruitment@upswing.org.uk
The application deadline is Monday 19 June at 10am.
Shortlisted applicants will be notified by email by Friday 23 June.
Applications will be dealt with in confidence. We will respond to each applicant regarding the progress of your application.
First round interviews will be held on 26 and 27 June on Zoom.



Senior Producer by Upswing

Community Ambassador
Punchdrunk Enrichment

This is a new role for someone who is passionate about bringing communities together in Brent.

As we work towards opening our immersive arts space, we want to build strong connections across the borough. The Community Ambassador will play a key part in forging new partnerships and relationships with local people.

Salary: £30,450 (full-time equivalent), salary will be calculated pro rata.

Contract: We envisage the contract offered to be between 3-4 days a week, we will work with the successful candidate to decide exactly which will suit the role best. 12 months, fixed term contract (with the possibility of extension).

Application closing date: Monday 3rd July, 10am

First round interviews: Monday 10th July

Community Ambassador by Punchdrunk Enrichment

Associate Director (Creative Learning)
Punchdrunk Enrichment

The Associate Director will lead on creating new immersive projects for primary schools, in collaboration with teachers and creatives.

They will support the day-to-day artistic running of Punchdrunk Enrichment’s schools programme and play a key role in delivering work in schools and with teachers.

This is a brilliant role for a theatre maker, director and/or writer who is passionate about working in schools and making work for young audiences.

Salary: £31,500 per annum, pro rata.

Contract: Part time, 4 days per week. Fixed term 2-year contract from September 2023 – September 2025.

Application closing date: Wednesday 5th July, 10am.

First round interviews: Wednesday 19th July

Associate Director (Creative Learning) by Punchdrunk Enrichment

Project Manager (Talent Development)
Punchdrunk Enrichment
This is an exciting new role that will ensure that young people in Brent have the opportunity and foundations to lead creative careers.

You will be working closely with a small and passionate team in this important new chapter for the organisation. You’ll be shaping how we share our expertise and practice of creating magical, immersive experiences for children, young people and communities, both locally and internationally.

Your work will solidify our global reputation as industry leaders, and establish Punchdrunk Enrichment as local providers of employment and training opportunities for people in Brent.

Salary: £30,450

Contract: Full Time, fixed-term one year with the possibility of an extension.

Application closing date: Wednesday 12th July, 10am.

First round interviews: Thursday 20th July

Project Manager (Talent Development) by Punchdrunk Enrichment

Venue Manager
Punchdrunk Enrichment

Punchdrunk Enrichment is seeking a Venue Manager for the company’s new home in Wembley Park encompassing a production workshop; immersive arts space; office and store.

This role will collaborate with the administration team on effective building operations delivering a welcoming, secure, clean, safe and comfortable environment for all users of the facilities. The successful candidate will be full- time and site based at Watkin Road, Wembley with overall responsibilities for building management processes and procedures.

Salary: £30,450

Contract: Full-time, fixed term 1 year contract from September 2023 – September 2024 (option to extend).

Application closing date: Monday 17th July, 10am

First round interviews: Wednesday 26th July

Please see our website or a full job pack and details of how to apply.

Venue Manager by Punchdrunk Enrichment

Theatres Database Project Manager
Theatres Trust


Theatres Trust, the national advisory public body for theatres, is looking to recruit a Theatres Database Project Manager to coordinate the delivery of an exciting new comprehensive database of all the UK’s theatres, which will serve and support the theatre sector with intelligence and data of the theatre network. This is a part-time (0.6 FTE), 12-month fixed term role.

You will be an experienced project lead, with experience in planning and execution of complex projects / programmes involving multiple workstreams and multiple stakeholders. Your role will be to oversee the strategic project delivery plan, liaise with a range of project stakeholders and coordinate the delivery of the technology solution and data gathering strategy.

It is not essential for you to have specialist IT or data and research skills as you will be procuring external consultants for these elements, although any project management experience in either database procurement and / or data collection / research projects would be welcome.

This position will be line managed by the Director but will have close working relationships with other members of the team, as well as a stakeholder group.

You do not need to be based in the Theatres Trust’s London office, but you will be expected to undertake some UK travel for stakeholder meetings and to attend monthly team meetings in the office.

The successful candidate may have experience from previous roles such as: Implementation Project Manager, Database Project Manager, Programme Manager, etc.


We strongly encourage people with disabilities and people who are from ethnically or culturally diverse backgrounds from across the UK to apply as Theatres Trust is keen for the team and its work to be informed by and representative of the diverse communities it serves.

Salary £40,000 – 45,000 FTE (actual £24,000-27,000 pro rata on 0.6 FTE).

Deadline for applications: Midday on Fri 23 June 2023.

Interviews will take place online the week commencing 3 July 2023.


To apply, please download the Application Form and Job Pack from the Trust’s website: http://www.theatrestrust.org.uk/about-us/opportunities


Theatres Database Project Manager by Theatres Trust

Participation and Operations Manager
Outside Edge Theatre Company

The Participation and Operations Manager is responsible for delivering the efficient operation of Outside Edge Theatre Company’s office and managing the company’s programme of participatory arts projects across London. This is an exciting opportunity to support the company’s growth and secure a sustainable and long-term future for the UK’s only theatre company and participatory arts charity focused on addiction. 

Attention to detail, the ability to manage your own time efficiently and be a self-starter is essential, along with a ‘can do’ attitude, a respectful and personal approach to participants and a willingness to creatively engage with new challenges.

The Participation and Operations Manager is a full-time role with a salary of £32,000-£35,000 per annum (dependent on experience). 

Deadline for applications is 5pm on 15 June 2023. 

For more information on the role and application process, please see www.edgetc.org/about-us/work-with-us/.

Participation and Operations Manager by Outside Edge Theatre Company

Stage Management Student Placement
Islington, London
Almeida Theatre

The Almeida Theatre are offering a Stage Management Student Placement position. This post is offered as a Fixed-Term, unpaid placement opportunity.

Working dates: week commencing 3rd July – Wednesday 23rd August 2023
With Travel Expenses Paid.

For a job description and details of how to apply please visit our website: https://almeida.co.uk/working-at-the-almeida

This is a learning opportunity to gain insight into how a Stage Management team operates in a producing house. You will work closely alongside all members of the Stage Management team and support them and the production through the rehearsal and tech process.

Application deadline: 10AM, Monday 12 June 2023
Interviews will take place: Monday 19 June 2023

Stage Management Student Placement by Almeida Theatre

Training opportunity in socially engaged, choreographic practice
Brighton, Sussex
Vincent Dance Theatre

Training opportunity in socially engaged, choreographic practice

Vincent Dance Theatre (VDT) is offering a training and mentoring opportunity for an early career arts practitioner to learn about dance theatre facilitation, as part of the company’s Professional Development Programme. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to develop their understanding of socially-engaged practice and gain experience in facilitation through observing and practically contributing to the research and making periods of VDT’s next dance theatre production in 2023. VDT is offering a Bursary of between £2,500 – £3,000, depending on circumstances and availability, to enable the successful applicant to benefit from this opportunity.

How to apply: Download this pack to find out more & apply for the opportunity

Closing date for applications: 9am, Friday 9 June 2023

Informal Interview Date: Monday 3 July 2023

Please contact VDT’s General Manager holly@vincentdt.com or call the office on 01273 911616 should you require further assistance with your application, need the application pack in a different format or have any questions.

Training opportunity in socially engaged, choreographic practice by

Senior Producer
Whitechapel, London
Cardboard Citizens



Senior Producer

Accountable to: Artistic Director
Responsible for: Freelancers and volunteers
Terms: Maternity Cover until end April 2024
Salary: £35,000-38,000 (pro-rata) dependent on experience
Hours: 3 days per week (22.5 hours)

Note that Cardboard Citizens operate flexible working hours and hybrid working. Evening and weekend working is expected with time in lieu offered.

Location: Cardboard Citizens, 77a Greenfield Road, London, E1 1EJ


Cardboard Citizens creates work with and for people who experience homelessness, inequity, or poverty. We make theatre, art, and training which challenges injustice and empowers individuals to make change for themselves, and in their communities. Our small team delivers life-changing theatre and vocational theatre training, reaching over 7,000 people each year.


We are seeking a Senior Producer (Maternity Cover) until the end of April 2024. You will be responsible for leading, planning and ensuring delivery of Cardboard Citizens’ Public Facing Programme. Over the period of cover, we are specifically looking for support with developing our touring model, commissioning, and supporting artists with lived experience of homelessness and poverty, delivering R&D, and providing producing support to our Community Tour to hostels, prisons, and days centres in London. You will also lead the Citz Futures scheme, which offers 12 paid opportunities per year for people without significant work experience and with experience of homelessness, poverty, or inequity to gain hands on experience of working in theatre in backstage and production roles. Together with the Artistic Director, you will represent these areas for the organisation and as part of the Senior Team, leading the development of this new work and Cardboard Citizens’ relationships in the art sector.


The successful candidate will be able to show significant experience of theatre producing in a theatre company or freelance capacity, with experience of working with co-producers and commissioning partners and recent experience of producing UK tours. You will have experience of simultaneously producing several complex projects at different stages of development and be able to demonstrate experience of building and managing excellent relationships with a range of stakeholders, including arts partners, funders, artists, and participants. You will be committed to access and inclusion in the arts, and to creative practice that supports environmental sustainability. We are looking for an effective leader who is also a strong team player, willing to bring your skillset to benefit the organisation’s work as part of a small team. You will be someone who can quickly solve problems in complex situations, is personable, inclusive and remains calm under pressure.

 Key objectives of the post:

  • To support the Artistic Director in leading the strategic development of Cardboard Citizens’ artistic programme, creating theatre with, for, and about people who experience homelessness, poverty, and inequity.
  • To lead, plan and ensure delivery of Cardboard Citizens’ Public Facing Programme.
  • To lead the Citz Futures scheme, which offers 12 paid opportunities per year for people without significant work experience and with experience of homelessness, poverty or inequity to gain hands on experience of working in theatre in backstage and production roles.
  • With the Artistic Director, to lead the development of new work.
  • To develop, manage and extend Cardboard Citizens’ relationships across the art sector, following up on connections made by the Artistic Director and cementing relationships with co-producers, partners, artists and funders.
  • To lead on project specific funding bids, and manage grants and reporting.



  • To support the Artistic Director in leading the strategic development of Cardboard Citizens’ artistic programme, creating theatre with, for, and about people who experience homelessness, poverty, and inequity.
  • To work as part of the Senior Team to report on strategic progress for the Public Facing Programme, Citz Futures and partnerships across the arts sector, representing these areas where required internally and externally.


  • To lead, plan and ensure delivery of the Public Facing Programme, ensuring that all activities are delivered efficiently, safely, on schedule and on budget.
  • To lead the Citz Futures scheme, which offers paid opportunities for people without significant work experience and with experience of homelessness, poverty or inequity to gain hands on experience of working in theatre in backstage and production roles.
  • With the Artistic Director, to lead the development of new work, including commissions and R&Ds.
  • To develop, manage and extend Cardboard Citizens’ relationships across the art sector, following up on connections made by the Artistic Director and cementing relationships with co-producers, partners, venues, and funders.
  • To build, contract and manage creative teams.
  • To work with the Head of Engagement to develop social sector partnerships to support and amplify the Public Facing Programme.
  • To explore and develop opportunities for the future life of productions.
  • To control and manage the budgets for the Public Facing Programme, Citz Futures, and work in development, maintaining effective financial controls as directed by the Executive Director and Finance Manager.
  • To seek out and foster relationships with emerging and established artists and theatre professionals with lived experience of homelessness or poverty.
  • To support the work of the Producer across the Public Facing Programme and the Community Tour.
  • To oversee artistic contracts across all programmes, using ITC templates where appropriate.
  • To ensure cross-fertilization between projects and across the wider work of the organisation.
  • To deliver effective cross-team working, working both independently and as part of the wider team to ensure positive outcomes for projects.
  • To attend a range of work including workshop performances.

Marketing and PR

  • To work closely with Marketing and Communications to develop and deliver impactful marketing campaigns.
  • To support the delivery of PR campaigns as the main point of contact for external PR consultants
  • To develop wraparound activities for programmes, to deepen and widen audience engagement.

Monitoring and Evaluation

  • To lead monitoring and evaluation for the Public Facing Programme and Citz Futures, ensuring monitoring and evaluation plans are in place, that day-to-day monitoring is being led by Project Managers, with all quantitative and qualitative data is being captured as required.

Fundraising/Income generation

  • To advise on the business model for productions, leading on project specific funding bids and other forms of income generation.
  • To manage grants and reporting as directed by the Executive Director.


  • To support the Head of Engagement to ensure safeguarding, boundaries, and other relevant policies are embedded in the delivery of the programme.
  • To act as an ambassador for the company’s work.
  • To contribute to the development of policies and procedures, as well as working within them.
  • To manage staff and volunteers in line with Cardboard Citizens’ policies and procedures.
  • To offer mentoring and coaching support to Citz Futures trainees, as required.
  • To lead areas in the Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion Action Plan, taking an active role in supporting goals in this area for organisation.
  • To lead the organisation’s Environmental Responsibility Plan for 23/24. 

 Essential Criteria

You need to demonstrate clear evidence of:


  • Significant experience of theatre producing in a theatre company or freelance capacity
  • Experience of working with co-producers and commissioning partners
  • Recent experience of producing UK tours
  • Experience of building and managing excellent relationships with a range of stakeholders, including arts partners, funders, artists, and participants
  • Experience of building and managing budgets for theatre productions and tours
  • Experience of negotiating and writing co-production agreements, venue deals and artist contracts
  • Proven success in fundraising
  • Experience of working with and supporting people with experience of homelessness, poverty, or inequity
  • Experience of writing and managing audience development plans


  • Strong time management and multi-tasking skills, with the ability to effectively manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven negotiation skills
  • Excellent organisational skills, seeing projects through from start to finish with a high level of attention to detail
  • Strong financial literacy and understanding of Excel
  • The ability to work well with a wide range of people from varied backgrounds
  • Someone who is personable, inclusive and remains calm under pressure.

Senior Producer by

Production Manager
Islington, London
Almeida Theatre

The Almeida Theatre is seeking a Production Manager. This post is offered on a full-time a permanent position.

For a job description and details of how to apply please visit our website: https://almeida.co.uk/working-at-the-almeida

The Production Manager ensures the most effective use of people, systems and budgets within parameters set out by the Head of Production and Producer. They will support the work of the Almeida Production department in the planning and delivering of all physical aspects of the productions to the highest standard and within health and safety and licensing guidelines.

Application deadline: 9:30AM Friday 2 June 2023

First Round interviews will take place: w/c 5 June 2023

Second Round interviews will take place: w/c 12 June 2023

Production Manager by Almeida Theatre

Various Roles
Tobacco Factory Theatres

Fundraising Manager – To drive our fundraising strategy in five key areas; Memberships, Businesses, Sponsorship, Donations and Gift Aid.  Join The Journey – Fundraising Manager

Marketing and Sales Manager – To manage our marketing campaigns, sales team and deliver on our annual sales income target.  Join The Journey – Marketing & Sales Manager

Operations Assistant – To support the Operations team to ensure the theatre office and building are always running efficiently.  Join The Journey – Operations Assistant

Executive Administrator – To ensure the smooth, sustainable and efficient running of our Executive team as well as being the first point of contact for programming and hire enquiries.  Join The Journey – Executive Administrator

Young People’s Programme Co-ordinator – To support the delivery of TFT’s year round programme of activity for young people; from early years to Young Theatre Makers as well as Summer School and Holiday offers.   Join The Journey – Young People’s Programme Co-ordinator

Creative and Community Officer – To support the delivery of TFT’s year-round programme of creative and community activity; from our school’s programme to our year–long scheme for emerging producers as well as our adult offers, wrap around activity and civic programme. Join The Journey – Creative and Community Officer

To apply for these roles, please visit the website: https://tobaccofactorytheatres.com/jobs-volunteering-and-experience/

Various Roles by Zoe Bateman

Programme Administrator
Brighton & Hove
The Old Market

About the Programme Administrator

TeamTom is a small, close knit and friendly team. This new role is a fantastic opportunity to make a real impact on the delivery of administrative support across all areas of the organisation. You will provide effective, efficient support in collaboration with TeamTom colleagues across events, fundraising, shows, finance and general activities.

About The Old Market

The Old Market (or TOM, as we like to call it) is a thriving arts venue based in Hove. This iconic gem was opened in 2011 by creators of the global percussive phenomenon STOMP to create an independent hub for the arts in their home city. Every year we host over 200 events and welcome 55,000 people through our doors to experience live music, film, boundary breaking theatre, dance, cabaret, comedy, literature, workshops and performances using new technologies, TOMTech.

We work with local artists, major cultural festivals, independent promoters as well as national arts organisations, bringing even greater variety to our programme. In particular, we’re proud to support the best emerging talent and nurture their growth so that the arts scene in Brighton and beyond can thrive for years to come.

About you

Are you a great communicator, do you thrive in a busy office setting and pride yourself on seeing a job through to the end? You will be very IT savvy and eager to learn new programmes and platforms, enjoy working in a team as well as working on your own projects. Attention to detail will be important to you and you will love to keep records in excellent order. In summary you are organised and efficient and understand that this role is a crucial part of this busy venue.

If this sounds like you, then please get in touch, we’d love to hear from you.

Programme Administrator by The Old Market

Senior Technician (Stage)
Wiltshire Creative

We are looking to recruit an experienced full time Senior Technician to work as part of the Technical Department providing technical support in all areas but with particular emphasis on Staging, Rigging and Flying at the required high standards for all Wiltshire Creative productions and related projects. Benefits include pension scheme, complimentary tickets, discount on food and drink, EAP and wellbeing activities.

About you:

  • A minimum of three years technical theatre experience preferably in a producing environment
  • A thorough understanding of the production process and theatre production techniques
  • A broad based knowledge and practice in all technical areas but with specialist knowledge and experience in at least one of the following areas
    • Staging, rigging and counterweight flying, including operating and maintenance of these systems
    • Theatre lighting including intelligent lighting systems, rigging, programming (ETC consoles), operating and maintenance
    • Theatre sound including digital technologies, operating systems (Q Lab) radio mics and live mixing
    • Video and projection equipment, including programming and operation.
    • Staging outdoor / site specific events within a festival context
  • A willingness to learn new skills and work in all technical areas
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Collaborative skills and experience of successfully working with creative teams
  • Excellent team management skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Practical experience of PAT testing and maintenance programs
  • Good IT skills including Microsoft office
  • Basic stage carpentry skills and working experience of scenic fit ups
  • An interest in theatre and the performing arts and a good awareness of the industry and its workings
  • The ability to remain calm, positive and professional when working under pressure
  • The ability to work on your own and to solve problems
  • Experience of Health and Safety practice and procedures including Risk Assessments
  • Flexible approach to working and the ability to work unsocial hours
  • Commitment to achieving high standards with the resources available

Senior Technician (Stage) by Wiltshire Creative

Progression and Pathways Coordinator
Synergy Theatre Project

Synergy Theatre Project is looking for a dynamic and experienced Progressions and Pathways Co-ordinator to seek out and broker work, training and development opportunities for the young people at risk of offending who take part in Young Studio, our programme of creative engagement.

Working with our Learning and Engagement Manager (Young People), the Progression and Pathways Co-ordinator will manage a caseload of young people and develop bespoke plans to support their journey towards employment.  Candidates will have experience of working with young people with a variety of complex and challenging needs with proven success in an advisory or advocacy capacity essential.

Synergy Theatre Project is an arts and criminal justice charity whose vision is to work through theatre towards a fairer world where those within or at risk of entering the criminal justice system can discover alternate pathways and become an integral and meaningful part of society. Over the 23 years since the company was first formed, we have developed a ground-breaking, interrelated programme of artistic work that seeks to build a bridge from prison to social reintegration, prevent young people from entering the criminal justice system, and inspire change by capturing the imagination and affecting the feelings, behaviours and attitudes of participants and the public.

Synergy was a winner of ‘The Stage 100’ 2021 Award under ‘Serving the community’ for our work during the pandemic and more recently shortlisted for the London Youth Awards 2022. Our short film, Dues, exploring the issue of county lines was selected and screened as part of both the Chicago Children’s and British Urban Film Festivals in November 2022.

The Progression and Pathways Co-ordinator post is part-time (2 days per week) with blended home and office working from our base at Brixton House, London SW9 8GL.

Synergy Theatre Project is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all groups, especially those underrepresented in the arts, and actively encourage those from diverse backgrounds to apply.


  • Salary: £30k
  • Hours: Part time (2 days a week)
  • Closing date: 5 June 2023
  • Location: London

How to Apply:

Please visit our website and download the job description, person spec and application form. CVs will not be considered. The closing date for applications is 12pm (midday) on Monday 5 June 2023.

Contact email: info@synergytheatreproject.co.uk


Progression and Pathways Coordinator by Synergy Theatre Project

Engagement Director
East of England / London

Are you…

  • an experienced community engagement or artist development manager?


  • someone with a background in arts/theatre marketing and communications?

We are keen to hear from applicants from either – or both – professional backgrounds because we believe that engaging people in the joy and power of theatre – as an audience member, community participant or developing playwright – requires the same passion and skills. We are ultimately seeking a dynamic individual who is excited by our artistic mission.

As an East of England based organisation, we will be prioritising applicants based in the region.

We will be flexible in our approach to working hours, working from home requests, and accommodating to caring responsibilities, wherever possible. All depending on your experience, we’ll consider what feels best for you and HighTide.

HighTide is committed to equality, equity and diversity. We welcome applications from candidates with backgrounds which are historically underrepresented in the arts – such as those who have experienced barriers due to their working-class origins; are from the global majority; or who identify as d/Deaf or disabled.

The Engagement Manager will join HighTide’s friendly and dynamic team, responsible for delivering our community engagement work and our playwright development programme. They will also be responsible for our marketing and communications activities. The successful candidate will be passionate about opening up theatre to everyone, particularly in the East of England.

The successful candidate will care deeply about diversity in the arts and broadening access to the joy and power of theatre, for artists, audiences and participants. They will also share in HighTide’s core commitment to climate care.

Engagement Director by HighTide

Senior Producer
Bristol/North Somerset

The Senior Producer is crucial to the core team at Trigger producing and delivering our programme for 2023 – 2026 as we join the Arts Council National Portfolio in April 2023. Working closely with the Co-Directors, this is a delivery-focused role, producing a diverse range of extraordinary projects.

The Senior Producer will be proactive, solution-driven and highly organised with excellent project management skills particularly in scheduling and budget management. You will be confident in managing creative teams from designers to production managers and trainees; able to negotiate and communicate with a range of high-level stakeholders including funders and project partners and have extensive experience of producing complex projects for diverse audiences with a strong commitment to inclusivity and art in the public realm.

Working alongside one other Senior Producer you will lead on the delivery of:

  • • A presentation of The Hatchling in 2024 – our spectacular dragon that hatches from an egg, grows to the size of a double-decker bus and flies from land over water. First seen by over 30,000 people in Plymouth in 2021 and which led the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations in 2022.
  • • A presentation of the PoliNations Tree Sculptures, first seen by almost 150,000 in Birmingham as part of PoliNations, prospecting new clients to place these 11m high architectural trees as public art in permanent locations.
  • • The delivery of The Hotel, our community outreach project bringing creative participation opportunities and support services to 200+ asylum seekers and refugees currently housed in two hotels in North Somerset.
  • • A UK premiere of GROUND in 2024 and a concept touring work exploring the complex histories of botany, plant use and ownership culminating in a performance piece, centered around the sharing of a meal.

For full job role and responsibilities please see the job pack which can be found on our website: www.triggerstuff.co.uk/join-our-team

Senior Producer by Trigger Productions Ltd

Volunteer to support the Blue Apple Singers
The Chapel, University of Winchester SO22 4NR
Blue Apple Theatre

Volunteer to support the Blue Apple Singers

About the Blue Apple Singers

The Blue Apple Singers is a small group of learning disabled adults who enjoy singing together.  Their repertoire covers a broad mix of song choices and singing styles. The group performs at external events and within some stage events. They are facilitated and directed by professional coach Nick Duncombe.

The group meets during term time on Tuesdays, 3 to 4pm at The Chapel, University of Winchester SO22 4NR

The role: We are looking for someone who has experience of singing or of working with people who have a learning disability to support Nick in the group on a voluntary basis.

To find out more please email Rebecca Godden at outreach@blueappletheatre.com

About Blue Apple Theatre

Founded in 2005, Blue Apple Theatre provides opportunities for learning disabled people to develop performing skills and to present theatre, dance, singing, and film performances to public audiences.

Notwithstanding recent progress, learning disabled people still face barriers to participation in society, suffering exclusion, stigma and isolation. Performing builds confidence and self-esteem, encourages creative expression, promotes social integration and opportunity for connection.

High quality drama productions are presented at UK indoor and outdoor venues – including London’s Globe Theatre – and internationally in the US, Czech Republic, Poland and Italy.

Volunteer to support the Blue Apple Singers by Blue Apple Theatre

Exec Director (Permanent, Part-Time)
Seeta Patel Dance

An exciting opportunity to be at the heart of shaping the future of dance  

Led by founding director and award winning British Asian Bharatanatyam/Contemporary dancer and choreographer, Seeta Patel Dance (SPD) creates innovative work supported by deep-rooted partnerships, engaging diverse audiences, nationally and internationally. 


As an ACE National Portfolio Organisation, over the next three years, SPD will create a Bharatanatyam repertoire company, deliver an innovative programme of classical Indian and contemporary dance and dance theater, talent development, community programmes and digital work. 

We are a diverse led organization that has strong values around equity and inclusion. As an inclusive employer, we champion art that is diverse, dynamic, and inclusive and we want our team to reflect that. Therefore, we welcome applications from all under-represented and underserved groups in the arts, including Black, Asian and other Global Majority communities, those from working-class backgrounds, those who are disabled and neurodivergent and the LGBTQI+ community. 


We are looking for an individual who has a passion for dance – a dynamic leader and creative thinker, open to new adventures, ready to challenge political injustice and social inequalities and who wants to help shape the future of Seeta Patel Dance. 


The Executive Director will work closely with the Artistic Director and the team to build an exciting company and to deliver the artistic programme and develop partnerships nationally and internationally which will see SPD as a major influence in the dance sector. 


Contract type: Permanent part time: 2 days per week / 16 hours per week 

Salary band: £40,000: £308/week 


For information, recruitment pack and how to apply:  

Please email:  admin@seetapateldance.com 

Deadline: Friday May 2, 2023 @ 5.00pm  

Interviews: TBC

Exec Director (Permanent, Part-Time) by Rachel Hepworth


Trustees and Chair
Magpie Dance


Are you looking for opportunities to make a profound impact on the lives of others? Are you passionate about creating positive change and empowering individuals through the transformative power of dance? Magpie Dance, the UK’s leading dance charity for people with learning disabilities is seeking exceptional individuals to join our board as Trustees and lead it as Chair to take the charity into an exciting new chapter. 

In 2023, Magpie Dance became a National Portfolio Organisation. This extraordinary recognition from Arts Council England marks a turning point in Magpie Dance’s history and speaks to the legacy of nearly four decades of work and the quality of our governance. We are immensely proud that our small operation based in Bromley achieves so much for our community in London, the South East, and beyond, leveraging over 36 years of experience and expertise to enable people with learning disabilities to reach their full personal, social, and artistic potential through dance. 


“Magpie Dance develops and promotes self-confidence, belief, friendships, healthy minds, healthy attitude, healthy body and the natural star within. The people working for Magpie are amazing and natural wonderful people who care for each person on an individual basis. No matter what your disability they bring happiness through creativity music and dance”. 
      Magpie Dance parent 

“Magpie Dance helps me to be my best”
Jack – Magpie Adult dancer 

The Magpie Dance board is responsible for setting the overall strategic direction of the organisation, working to ensure that it is equipped to enhance the lives of the communities we serve. Our Trustees also act as ambassadors for Magpie Dance, actively promoting our work and leveraging opportunities to advance its mission. We also received direct feedback on governance matters from members of a Shadow Board essential to keeping us in touch with the lived experience of our participants.  


If you would like to play a key role in shaping the exciting future of Magpie Dance and contribute to making positive impact on the lives of people with learning disabilities, we would love to hear from you. 


Representation of our community is central to our way of working, including at the board level. This means that we particularly welcome applications from candidates who: 

  • Have lived experience of disability, neurodiversity, or sensory impairment 
  • Live, work, or study in Bromley, or have some other connection to the local area 
  • Identify as being from the global majority (this includes people of Black African, Black African Caribbean, South Asian, East Asian, South East Asian, Middle Eastern, Arab, Latinx, Jewish, Romany, Irish Traveller, or mixed/multiple heritage) 
  • Identify as male or gender non-binary, as they are currently underrepresented on the board 

If you are interested and want to find out more, please join us for an informal board recruitment online webinar with our current Chair Caroline Schreiber and other members of the board. You will find out more about our work and about the role and have the opportunity to ask any questions (anonymously, via a written chat function):



Mon Jun 5, 2023 7pm – 7:45pm (BST) 

Wed Jun 7, 2023 12pm – 12:45pm (BST) 

Trustees and Chair by Rachel Hepworth

Trustee Vacancies
ThickSkin Theatre

ThickSkin is seeking to appoint three voluntary Trustees to our Board.


We welcome applications from everyone, and particularly encourage applicants who are usually under-represented in the theatre industry. We are looking to compliment the skills and experience of our existing Board members and are keen to hear from individuals with any of the following expertise:


  • Chief Executive / Executive Director experience
  • Executive experience in a producing and touring company
  • Commercial producing experience
  • Artistic / Creative experience
  • Knowledge and experience of arts/charity/community sector in Wigan


About Us

Extraordinary stories told in unexpected ways


ThickSkin is reinventing theatre for the next generation. We are reimagining what theatre can be and looking to share human stories through quality, future-facing, multi-disciplined formats. We’re developing 360° artists of the future for a hybrid world where physical and digital collide in more ways than ever before.


The company was founded by Neil Bettles and Laura Mallows in 2010 and quickly established itself as one of the UK’s most exciting theatre companies, producing multi-award-winning productions, commissioning new writing and touring worldwide. We have recently been invited to join Arts Council England’s National Portfolio and with a new base in Wigan as a Resident Company of The Old Courts.

Time commitment

The role is voluntary, with a commitment to attend four Board meetings each year. We are also seeking at least one new trustee who will join our Finance sub-Committee, which is an additional four meetings per year. All meetings typically last two hours and take place via video call. We also hold one board ‘away day’ per year (personal travel expenses for non-local trustees are reimbursed). Between meetings we may ask for attendance at events, advocacy and ad hoc support. Appointments are for an initial term of three years, with the option of an additional three years.


How to Apply

Please send a CV and a cover letter setting out the skills, experience and networks you could bring to the role, plus why you would like to become a ThickSkin Trustee. Please also complete the equal opportunities form here.


The deadline for all applications is 10am on Monday 3 July 2023. Applications should be sent to talent@thickskintheatre.co.uk with the heading Trustee Application.

Trustee Vacancies by ThickSkin

Trustee and/or Chair
Cornwall or remote
WildWorks – Travaux Sauvages t/a

The UK’S leading landscape theatre company, Travaux Sauvages Ltd t/a Wildworks, is delighted to present this opportunity to join our Board as Trustee or Chair.  If you think this might be interest, take a look at the link and get in touch…..

We look forward to meeting you.

Trustee and/or Chair by Wildworks

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