A Theatre Education Manager is someone who works within an education and learning department with a theatre. They create programmes that make links to schools and young people and ensure that young people further engage with the current production. They are passionate about drawing young people into the theatre through a programme of workshops and activities.
You can search for opportunities in education using The Stage Jobs here.
Depending on the organisation, some require you to have a degree with general administrative and organisational work experience. They may also require you to have a teaching license.
Read up on the qualifications you can gain to work in education with our blog 'What does a Drama Teacher do?'
Search opportunities in education on the Get Into Theatre website here.
Many of those who work in theatre education have worked in different areas within the theatre industry before working within the education department. If you can gain a position within a theatre organisation preferably in an admin position you can learn transferable skills that would make you an ideal candidate for a Theatre Education Manager.
Published: 27 August 2019