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Work Experience

Work Experience at Northern Stage is for anyone aged 14+ looking to gain an insight into creative careers that don’t include acting or directing. With a focus on technical and production our intensive week of work experience also gives a taste of what its like to be a producer, work in digital communications, participation, finance and administration and operations.

Work Experience 2022

We offer two week-long introductions to non-acting careers in theatre.

You can APPLY NOW for our Work Experience Weeks and closing date is Mon 16 May

  • Week 1: 27 Jun – 1 Jul
  • Week 2 : 4 – 8 Jul

We will invite short-listed applicants to do a short phone or Zoom interview – don’t let this put you off, it’s good practice for future job interviews and we’ll supply the questions in advance so you can feel more prepared.

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To apply, please complete this form. If there is an alternative way you would prefer to apply such as via a short video or audio file then please email workexperience@northernstage.co.uk. If you need any support to help you apply, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

We will invite short-listed applicants to do a short phone or Zoom interview – don’t let this put you off, it’s good practice for future job interviews and we’ll supply the questions in advance so you can feel more prepared.

We recognise the underrepresentation that exists within our sector, and we’re committed to breaking down barriers to entry and one of the ways we strive to achieve this is through our Work Experience Programme. We therefore welcome and strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds, regardless of disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and any other protected characteristic to apply to get involved in our Work Experience Programme.

If you are a young person, teacher or parent/guardian who’d like to know more, please email workexperience@northernstage.co.uk.