opportunity: theatre internship

Theatre Intern

We are looking for an Intern to work within the theatre team working on a variety of different projects learning first-hand the reality of working in a professional arts organisation.

Application is by CV and Covering Letter, please click here to download the job pack.

The post is 30 hours a week for a period of six months. Rate: £6.50 per hr

The closing date for applications is Monday 23 March, 12pm.

Please note: This paid internship has been created as part of the Creative Employment Programme. At the time of applying you must be 18 – 24 years old and you must be registered as unemployed with the Job Centre Plus.

opportunity: greenhouse Producer Fellowships

Two £5,000 bursaries to support a one year relationship between a producer and a venue – or venues – in the house network

We want to bring together the know-how and inventiveness of entrepreneurial producers with the physical resources and local audiences of ambitious regional venues.  By offering the producer a degree of stability and the venue additional capacity, we aim to enable both partners to explore new ways of unlocking the creative potential of our theatre buildings, support the creation of new work and build loyal and adventurous audiences.

We also hope that the fellowships might act as an intervention, challenging expectations around what theatre is produced, who by, where and for who.

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opporunity: Sparks Might Fly: UHArts Theatre Commission

UHArts, based at the University of Hertfordshire, is launching its new vision to produce contemporary touring theatre for young audiences inspired by the work of our world class academic researchers.

In order to give as many theatre makers and performance artists an opportunity to become involved, we are launching a £3,000 grant to develop new ideas that emanate from the key themes of Everyday Lives in War, our current research project on the impacts of the First World War. The grant is supported by the Diamond Fund.

Everyday Lives in War is an initiative launched by the Heritage Hub based at the School of Humanities. It is one of 5 national engagement centres, focusing on key themes:

  • First World War food and farming
  • Theatre and entertainment
  • Conscientious objection and military tribunals
  • Supernatural beliefs
  • Childhood
  • Family relationships
  • Cartoons, trench publications and popular culture

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opportunity: Rural and Community Touring Strategic Scoping Project – Southeast

A partnership of organisations working within the rural and community touring sector across the east and southeast of England have funding via Arts Council England to contract an experienced and enthusiastic consultant who can fulfil the role of facilitator,  provocateur and project manager in supporting the partners to address the following burning question:

‘How do we extend the reach of rural touring past what we already do to reach new and under-engaged audiences and what are the implications this might have for place, content, models and partnerships?’

Please find attached a consultant’s brief which outlines the purpose, aims and objectives for the role and details the mechanisms for applying.

Deadline: 12pm 18th February 2015


Farnham Maltings came to Cilcain…

The Farnham Maltings Company are back after nine weeks of touring It’s a Wonderful Life to village halls across England and Wales. We received a tremendous amount of positive feedback – thank you to the audiences, promoters and village hall committees for welcoming us into your community. Here is a very lovely review from one of our youngest audience members, Hattie Bigglestone, aged 11….

It's a Wonderful Life
Credit: Mark Dean
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