Working at the Almeida

 

Our staff are creative and skilled people from all backgrounds, motivated by the work we produce in our unique environment. We strive to be as inclusive and accessible as possible.

The Almeida Theatre is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We value a diverse team and welcome applications from all sectors of the community. Charity No. 282167

CURRENT VACANCIES

 

- Deputy Bar Manager

- Supernumeraries

- Creative Apprenticeships and Internships

- Student Placements

 

DEPUTY BAR MANAGER

The Almeida Theatre has an exciting full time opportunity to help lead our bar team. If you are friendly, organised and have a passion for delivering the best customer experience, motivating colleagues and working with a wide variety of people in an amazing creative environment then this could be the job for you.

Job Description

Application Form

Equal Opportunities 

TO APPLY PLEASE COMPLETE AN APPLICATION FORM & AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES FORM.

Please send your completed forms to:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

DEADLINE: MONDAY 15th FEBRUARY 2016

  
SUPERNUMERARIES 

The Almeida Theatre is looking for up to five Supernumeraries for the upcoming production of Leo Butler's Boy directed by Sacha Wares. 

Supernumeraries will appear as background artists and will form part of the company's ensemble. 

They will be needed for the following:

  • One rehearsal and costume fitting between 25 February and 31 March 2016 
  • Full availability from 1 - 4 April 2016 for technical rehearsal sessions as required
  • 8 shows a week between Tuesday 5 April and Saturday 28 May, including Wednesday and Saturday matinees

We are ONLY looking for Supernumeraries that fill the following non-speaking parts: 

  • A woman aged 60 - 80
  • A teenage boy aged 17 - 20 
  • A man in his 30s
  • A man in his 40s
  • A woman in her 30s
  • A 4 year-old toddler (The toddler would need to be accompanied by a parent/carer throughout the run)

We value a diverse team and welcome expressions of interest from all.

These Supernumerary positions can be applied for by actors OR non actors but please be aware that these are non-speaking, background ensemble roles.

Succesful candidates will be paid at a rate of £25 per performance or 3.5hr rehearsal/tech session.

How to apply: 

Please send an email with a portrait photograph to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  by 6pm Monday 8 February 2016. 

The photo does not need to be professional, but it must clearly show your head and shoulders.

We are hoping to meet potential Supernumeraries on evenings of 10 &11 February 2016


CREATIVE APPRENTICESHIPS AND INTERNSHIPS

Are you 16 - 24 years old, not in training or education, unemployed and living in Islington? You could earn £6.70 an hour for a minimum 30 hours a week.

Deadline: 12pm Friday 5th February 2016.

For more information please visit www.islington.gov.uk/creativejobs

 

STUDENT PLACEMENTS 

We offer placements to students: 

  • For which it is part of their course or programme of study at college or university
  • It can be at undergraduate or graduate level
  • You must be studying on an appropriate course which relates to a specific department within the theatre company

 Current opportunities are available in the following departments:

  • Stage Management – medium-term lasting 8 – 10 weeks with full-time hours 5 days per week, ongoing on a show-by show basis
  • Wardrobe – short-term lasting 2 weeks with full-time hours 5 days per week, ongoing on a show-by show basis

 If you are interested please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with:

  • Subject title 'Student Placement', followed by the department e.g. 'Stage Management' or 'Wardrobe'
  • Include your availability dates
  • Attach your C.V.

All student placements receive a contribution towards their expenses of up to £5 per day

If your request is applicable we will get back to you within a month to let you know. If you do not hear back from us after a month please assume that your request has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Additionally, for more general information about careers in the theatre, you may be interested in the following websites:
Creative & Cultural Skills
MGCfutures