News, jobs, and opportunities

20+ jobs and opportunities in theatre and the creative industries await you below. We've sorted them for you by deadline date. 

Now it's over to you ... good luck!

  • The Alfred Fagon Awards Long List for Best New Play of the Year:

    It's an incredible long list and it's good to see members of the #TalawaFamily like Chino Odimba, David Judge and Tife Kusoro in such great company. 

    All good wishes to the long listed writers.

    Find out more

  • Juicy Jobs ... 

    The lovely lot at Lyric Hammersmith are looking for several roles with various deadlines. They need help with Box Office, and are also looking for a Creative Projects Support Worker as well as two Development Managers.

    Get in quick!


    Our friends at Park Theatre are looking for Box Office Supervisors - get the lowdown (DEADLINE 28th September)


    Punch Drunk seek a Head of Finance and Operations (DEADLINE 20th September)

    Camden People's Theatre are looking for a Community Engagement Manager (DEADLINE 20th September)

    The Unicorn Theatre needs a Senior Box Office Assistant (DEADLINE 21st September) - take a look

    Access All Areas seeks a PA to the Director and Company Administrator (DEADLINE 24th September)

    Our friends at Young Vic need a Corporate Development Manager, a Trusts and Foundations Manager and a Finance Director - apply here (DEADLINE 24th September)

    Dance Umbrella are looking for a Festival Producer to support the research, planning and delivery of the Festival programme (DEADLINE 25th September)

    Belarus Free Theatre are looking for a General Manager/Producer to manage the U.K office and oversee all company activities (DEADLINE 30th September)

    Pan Intercultural Arts need a Company Manager to manage their Finance, HR and Communications functions (DEADLINE 30th September)

    Those fab folks at Bush Theatre are looking for an Artistic Director - get the whole story and apply (DEADLINE 30th September)

    The Jerwood Charitable Foundation is looking for an Events and Audience Engagement Co-ordinator to engage audiences and artists through original live events, creating digital content and documenting activities to amplify the impact of their funding. Interested? Apply here (DEADLINE 1 October)

    The good people at Hoxton Hall need a Marketing Manager (DEADLINE 1st October)

    Once again, the fine people at  Young Vic seek a Creative Associate to, as Artistic Director Kwame Kwei-Armah described, be a "... a conversation starter. Someone who believes in their soul that art and discourse has the power to change the status quo.” (DEADLINE 1 October)

    The Young Vic are also looking for a Marketing and Communications Assistant to join their team (DEADLINE 1 October)

    Oily Cart is seeking to appoint two new posts: Artistic Director and Executive Director - find out more and apply here (DEADLINE 8th October)

    Our friends over at HighTide are on the lookout for an Artistic Director (DEADLINE 8th October)


    Keep scrolling for more opportunities 

  • Don't miss these


    Vital Spark is a yearly development programme inviting a diverse range of artists who identify as BAME, a person of colour and/or D/deaf or disabled to develop themselves and the sector by interrogating their practice and the environment within which it sits.

    Apply for 2018-19 cohort - all details here (DEADLINE 24 September)



    BFI Film Academy is offering 22 aspiring filmmakers aged between 16 - 19 the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of film making through a series of workshops and masterclasses, in which they will get the chance to learn from, and work with, leading industry professionals through Eastside’s BFI Film Academy programme.

    Find out more and apply (DEADLINE 28 September)


    Casting Call

    Dante Or Dieis currently looking for male BAME performers, with a playing age of 35 - 50, to be part of the cast of our Take On Me tour 2018/19. 

    Get all the details here (DEADLINE 24 September)


    For Writers

    Black Ballad are looking to commission talented black British women for some black history month content. They want to commission pieces on the history of black British literature, music and activism. If you think you are the right person for the role email pitch@blackballad.co.uk



    Applications are also open for Stratford East's Acting Course in partnership with RADA, Young & Talented and Guildhall (DEADLINE 21st September)

    Basingstoke's Fluid Motion Theatre Company is offering a commission of £1,000 for an early-to mid-career UK-based artist or company to develop a new piece of contemporary theatre with Fluid Motion around mental health themes (DEADLINE 21st September)

    Our friends at Arcola have their #GlobalVoices event coming up which will showcase works from international Black playwrights. Get your stories in to them ASAP (DEADLINE 25th September)

    Aspex has an open call for socially engaged artists or collectives working in digital media to take part in a 3-month residency (fee of £8,000). Don't delay - get the lowdown (DEADLINE 1 October)

    The 2019 Shape Arts Adam Reynolds Memorial Bursary is accepting applications from mid-career disabled artists (DEADLINE 1 October)

    Vamos Theatre is looking for a responsible and experienced Company Administrator to perform a variety of administrative and clerical tasks to support the delivery of our activities - details (DEADLINE 5th October)

    Gasworks is seeking to appoint an artist for a 6 month residency whose practice is concerned with the advancement of participation by migrant communities in Lambeth and Southwark. You will work within a contemporary art environment - get the full story here (DEADLINE 8th October)

    The British Council is inviting expressions of interest from people wishing to be considered for their 2019 Edinburgh Showcase (DEADLINE 15th October)

    no strings attached is a grant scheme (of between £500 and £1000) to help young people (18-25) make their first piece of theatre - get the lowdown (DEADLINE 18th October)

    Waltham Forest will be the first London Borough of Culture in 2019 - and they have up to £550,000 to give away to initiatives in the borough. Take a look (DEADLINE 22 October)

    The Writers' Guild of Great Britain have launched the Musical Theatre Bookwriting Award and invite nominations (DEADLINE 26 October)


    There's more - keep scrolling!


    Applications are now open for 2019 Unlimited commissions. UK-based disabled artists and companies making disability-led work, across all art forms, are invited to apply for these funding opportunities:

    • Main Commissions
    • Main Research and Development Awards
    • Emerging Artist Awards

    Get all the details you need by clicking here (DEADLINE 29 October)


    Submissions for the inauguralTheatre Uncut Political Playwriting Award (£9500) are now open - get in (DEADLINE 1st November) 

    Live in East Anglia (Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire)? INK 19 Festival is for you, they're inviting submissions (DEADLINE 5th November)

    The Jhalak Prize is awarded annually and seeks out the best books by British/British resident BAME writers, awarding one winner £1,000. Get the full fat (DEADLINE 15th December 2018)

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