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.

Italia Conti’s MA Creative Arts Education programme is designed to nurture and develop innovative and individual teachers and practitioners, who embody and apply specialist skills and techniques supported by grounded knowledge of industry practices, contexts, and the emerging requirements that empower graduates for a sustainable career in various educational contexts including further education, higher education and conservatoire-style drama schools.

The programme is validated by the University of Chichester. Full government funding is available through Postgraduate funding for Home students.

Italia Conti’s MA Creative Arts Practice programme is designed to nurture and develop innovative and individual artists, creatives and practitioners, who embody and apply specialist skills and techniques supported by grounded knowledge of industry practices, contexts, and the emerging requirements that empower graduates for a sustainable career in various performing arts based contexts including creative arts leadership and management, education, arts administration, fundraising and development, and performance practice.

The programme is validated by University of Chichester. Full government funding is available through Postgraduate funding for Home students.

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.

Sonia Friedman Productions is seeking applications for a Company Management Trainee on the London production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. This is an exciting development opportunity for someone who wishes to gain practical experience and knowledge in theatre company management.

The Intern will be trained and supported by the show’s Company Management team. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

We are committed to a workplace that embraces equality, diversity and inclusion. We particularly welcome and encourage applications from those currently underrepresented in our workforce​, and across the entertainment industry.

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.

Citz Futures is designed to create paid opportunities to support people to take their first steps into the theatre industry.

Through part-time roles, trainees can gain hands-on experience of working in theatre alongside industry professionals to develop practical skills, knowledge, and networks.

Traineeships take place over 10 – 12 weeks and trainees then have access to mentoring and signposting support for up to a year to enable them to build on the experience gained through their traineeship and explore further progression pathways.

We are currently recruiting two trainees to work in the following departments at Cardboard Citizens:

We are offering £500 in funding to 25 young creatives aged 13-30.

Our RISE scheme supports young creatives in overcoming barriers to developing their creative practice who are based in the South East and parts of the South West – view the map. Spanning the wide range of UK creative industries, the funding aims to empower and invest in the next generation of artists and creators.

Deadline: 6pm, Sunday 30 June 2024

Early Career Promoter Fund recognises the vital role independent promoters play in supporting the talent pipeline across England, and offers grant funding and capacity building support, with the aim of bolstering the local, regional and national ecosystems.

Grants of up to £3,500 will be available to support a range of activity, including:

The new fund aims to help emerging promoters to do what they do best – book and promote shows to develop scenes, support artists and DJs and to reach and engage audiences locally, regionally, and nationally, and build sustainable careers in the grassroots music sector. Those receiving support will be able to step up to book and promote talent at a scale beyond their current level, and build their capacity, skills and networks.

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