Working at the Almeida

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES


The Almeida Theatre is an equal opportunities employer and our aim is to create a diverse and inclusive working environment which reflects the city we live and work in and the communities and audiences that we engage with. The recruitment process is open to all, but we are particularly keen to hear from people from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background, as these groups are currently underrepresented.


TRUSTEE

The Almeida Theatre is seeking to appoint three new Trustees to join the current Board:

  • Trustee with extensive experience of development and fundraising for charitable organisations, to also chair the Development Council
  • Trustee with experience of leading a significant artistic organisation
  • Trustee with extensive experience of the artistic process i.e. writing, performing, directing

Please follow the link to the job description for more information.

Job description

WARDROBE OPPORTUNITIES

We are looking for experienced Wardrobe Deputies and Wardrobe Assistants with at least two years professional experience to work with us on upcoming shows.

To submit your interest please send your current CV and a completed equal opportunities form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Equal Opportunities Form

 

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