Experience Opportunity

Work Experience Placements

The Octagon is committed to supporting young people in their personal development and on their first steps into the world of work. Our work experience programme is designed to offer a high quality insight into a range of careers in theatre.

Work experience students will be based at the Octagon for one week. During your week with us, you will:

- Work predominantly with the Creative Engagement Team

- Shadow staff in a variety of departments such as Marketing, Box Office and Production

- Attend at least one of our participation groups

- Watch a performance (subject to dates and availability)

- Complete a work experience booklet and gain a Bronze Award

We give priority to young people who are:

- Age 14-16 (years 10 and 11 at school)

- Living or studying in Bolton

- Interested in a career in theatre