Burton Taylor Studio Placement

These work experience placements are primarily aimed at those considering working in technical or front of house roles within a theatre.  The placements are structured to give participants experience supporting professional and amateur visiting companies and the day-to-day management of a venue.  Candidates should have some prior experience on an amateur, school or student level and be looking for their first experience within a professional environment.

Work experience at the Burton Taylor Studio as a Studio Assistant involves:

  • Assisting visiting companies in the preparation of the studio including get-ins and get-outs.
  • Providing front of house support at studio performances and marketing activities around the shows.
  • Assisting with general maintenance tasks.

You will need an interest and enthusiasm for technical theatre, possess excellent communication skills and have a willingness to work flexibly in a pressured environment.

There are two placements available for the dates below.  Each placement runs for 3 weeks.

Monday 4th - Saturday 23rd September 2017

Monday 18th September - Saturday 7th October 2017

You will be expected to be available full time, 39 hours per week and evening and weekend work will be required.   Please note that work experience placements are voluntary positions.

To apply please fill in an application form and send to Laura Smith at recruitment@oxfordplayhouse.com by 12pm on Monday 31st July. 

Interviews will take place the following week. 

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