We are looking for a production intern for a roster of shows heading up to the Edinburgh Fringe this year.

The Production Intern will work with Grace Dickson and other staff members across three companies - Francesca Moody Productions, HD General Management and Grace Dickson Productions - to coordinate various elements of an exciting portfolio of Fringe productions at venues including Summerhall, Underbelly, Pleasance and Assembly.

This is an exciting paid opportunity for an emerging producer, production coordinator, or anyone who's interested in moving into the behind the scenes of theatre, suiting an Edinburgh-based student or graduate who is looking for their first experiences on professional productions.

Working across numerous shows in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment, you'll have the opportunity to develop knowledge in producing high-quality Fringe productions, working with established producers and some of the best creative talent the UK has to offer.

The Trainee Production Assistant position is a great opportunity for an aspiring theatre professional to work at an independent producing theatre, developing a broad range of skills that will support a career as an arts producer or manager.

In a small and highly achieving producing office, the Trainee Production Assistant will gain hands-on experience in theatre administration across a diverse programme of work. The Trainee Production Assistant will support the General Manager & Producer across day-to-day office administration, scheduling and coordination, financial reconciliation, recruitment of staff and artists, and producing support.

Are you looking for a practical route into the creative industries? Would you like to learn directly from experienced professionals in a working environment? Do you want to develop useful skills, kick-start or change the direction of your career and gain a nationally-recognised qualification? Then our Technical Apprenticeships may be for you!

Chichester Festival Theatre are recruiting for a Technical Theatre Apprentice to join us from October, to work in our busy Production department. This opportunity provides experience, skills, knowledge and formal training whilst working on a range of professional theatre productions across our two stages and elsewhere.

The Technical Theatre Apprenticeship post suits those who are 17/18+ and/or are looking for the next step after A-Levels or college. This role is aimed at a practically-minded, energetic and committed person who is passionate about theatre and live arts.

Technical Apprenticeships at CFT are hands-on paid working roles, learning all the skills required of a professional Technician equipping them to enter the industry after the fixed two year term. You will receive a nationally recognised Level 3 Creative Industries Production Technician Apprenticeship qualification, whilst working with some of the most eminent industry professionals in the country.

All previous CFT apprentices have gone on to work professionally across the Performing Arts industry including on tours and in the West End in a variety of roles. Work in the Live Events sector would also be suited to the skills developed in this role.

Full details about the role, and how to apply, can be found by visiting our website, which is linked below.

If you're excited about dance and eager to grow your HR skills within a creative organisation, we have the perfect entry-level opportunity for you…

The Place, London’s creative powerhouse for dance development, has been leading the way in dance training, creation and performance for over 50 years. In a changing landscape, their mission for the future remains steadfast: they are powering imagination through dance, championing new ideas, embracing risks and creating optimal conditions for dance artists and enthusiasts to realise their full potential.

The Place is excited to be looking for an HR assistant trainee to play a key role in supporting the organisation by providing excellent customer service, efficient systems, and first-class organisational skills.

This role is an opportunity to develop a career within HR through on-the-job learning and project work. Over the course of 12 months, you will gain experience in a key area within arts administration and will work with stakeholders across the organisation from both Arts Council and Higher Education funded departments.

Wigmore Hall is now recruiting for its Trainee Music Leader September 2024 – August 2025, a unique opportunity for a musician to develop their workshop leadership skills in the context of participatory music making events and projects across the Wigmore Hall learning and participation programme.

Our Trainee Music Leader scheme is a unique opportunity for a musician to develop their workshop leadership skills in the context of participatory music making events and projects, working with a diverse range of groups and settings through a structured learning programme. It is an 11-month scheme, based within the learning and participation department at Wigmore Hall.

Turtle Key Arts are launching The Turtle Key Arts Producer Mentorship Scheme and are currently seeking applications.

The scheme will offer an early career individual the opportunity to work for Turtle Key Arts across all areas of the company’s varied programme of work.

We will offer our young producer a paid 18-month contract. They will learn:

Paid opportunities to produce for the arts are hard to come by, especially for individuals from a low socio-economic background and we hope this scheme will help to redress that balance.

Don't miss an exciting opportunity to develop knowledge of producing theatre and get real insight into making exceptional theatre productions at the Donmar Warehouse.

The Donmar Warehouse makes unmissable, exceptional productions of classic plays, new works by leading writers, and intimate musicals to thrill and inspire audiences. In converted Covent Garden warehouse space, in the heart of London’s West End, audiences experience the power of live performance up close, sitting no more than four rows away from the action.

Being part of the producing and casting teams, during the traineeship you will gain an understanding of working in a busy producing department, develop knowledge and skills around casting, liaise with the artistic team, and undertake administrative duties. You will grow and build relationships across a range of departments and learn from highly experienced team members and artists.

The role will work closely with the Senior Producer, Casting Director, Assistant Producer and Company Stage Manager to support the delivery of casting, workshops and readings and will deliver production and casting based admin across all productions.

This traineeship will allow you to develop the core skills needed to apply for junior vacancies in the industry, including relevant positions at Donmar Warehouse.

Make Music is the name for all of The Glasshouse’s music making classes, groups, ensembles, and activities for schools and music educators. People of all ages, experience levels and backgrounds sing, play, and create with us. Whether starting from scratch or polishing some skills there’s a class, choir, band, or studio to suit everyone.

Trainees will be supported to develop their music leadership skills and inclusive practice through paid, on-the-job training and shadowing opportunities across The Glasshouse’s Make Music Programme.

The Traineeship will take place between September 2024 and April 2025.

At The Glasshouse, we encourage a working environment that’s welcoming, inclusive, and diverse. Different backgrounds, views and experiences are valued so everyone can be themselves. 

Our venue and programmes are for everyone, so we want to make sure this opportunity is available to everyone, no matter your background or the challenges you’ve faced.

Join the Events Production team that will assist and launch Creative Youth Network's new venue in Bristol, The Courts. Take part in weekly training sessions to learn from some of the best in festivals, events and production.

What's involved:

No experience is necessary. These roles are designed for those with limited or no event experience.


Our Trainee Artistic Director will be an imaginative, dynamic and articulate visually impaired person with experience of working in the performing arts

About Extant

Extant is the UK’s leading professional performing arts company that explores visual impairment to create unique and innovative artistic experiences, placing visually impaired (VI) people at the centre of all it does: from the productions we create, to the artists we support, to the audiences we perform to and the participants we work with. Extant is an award-winning company and are funded by Arts Council England as a National Portfolio Organisation as well as several trusts and foundations.

Since our inception in 1997 we have produced 8 ground-breaking national/international theatre productions led by VI artists, including pioneering work on 3 site-specific and multi-sensory productions. We have developed 11 VI Associate Artist productions since 2016 and our pioneering Pathways programme was the first programme in the UK to support emerging VI artists. We have supported the career development of over 250 VI artists and our ongoing programme of training, participation and access consultancy provides a 360 approach of interlinked activity for VI participants, audiences and artists.

Closing date for applications: Friday 16th August at 10am

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