If you want some experience in the theatre, then our work placements may be ideal for you.

Our work placements are aimed at people who want to get some valuable experience alongside their higher education studies or after their university course - they're unpaid, they're not contractual positions.

We can't offer placements all year round, but they do come up from time to time, so it's worth bookmarking this page or signing up for alerts. Then you can be one of the first to find out when there's a position open.

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Current placement vacancies

Visit our current vacancies to see if any opportunities are currently available. Be the first to find out about a placement opportunity by signing up for job alerts.

Who can apply? 

We offer our work placements to anybody aged 18 or over, who's legally eligible to work in the United Kingdom. For more information on applying for a working visa, visit http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/

Due to health, safety and child protection policies, we can't offer placements to anyone under 18.

Availability of placements 

If you can't find a placement at the moment, it's possible we don't have any. But there are other ways to get involved, and you may find some of our tours, events and workshops are a great way of finding out more about our work.

Completing your application 

We receive a lot of applications, so how do you make yours stand out from the rest? Like this: 

  • Read the placement description thoroughly, identify your relevant skills, experience and competencies. Think of examples you can draw upon to demonstrate these. 

  • Be concise and ensure your information has an impact. 

  • Keep it simple and clear – you can always elaborate at the interview. 

  • Read the application questions carefully – take time to think about each question and add your personality to your answer. 

  • Don't have any unexplained gaps on your application. If you have had a career break or have been travelling, let us know. 

  • Academic and professional qualifications should flow in a logical order. 

  • Tell us why the placement is relevant for you – what do you hope to achieve by completing it? 

  • Check your application before submitting. Check spelling and get a friend or family member to read through if it helps.

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