Vacancy Title
Apprentice Theatre Technician
Vacancy Description
Fixed Term, 12 months

Sadler’s Wells Theatre and the Roundhouse are working in partnership to offer two apprenticeships in Technical Theatre: Sound, Light and Stage (Level 2, delivered by the National College of Creative and Cultural Industries).
Apprentices will work across both venues to learn and develop the knowledge and skills needed to become a theatre technician. You will experience on-the-job training in sound, stage, lighting systems and maintenance, and have the opportunity to work on a variety of circus, dance and theatre performances, as well as music gigs and corporate events.

We are looking for candidates who:
  • Are willing to complete a Level 2 qualification in Technical Theatre 
  • Are committed, positive and reliable 
  • Are determined with a willingness to learn and develop new skills 
  • Are self-motivated and work well as an member of a team 
  • Have an enthusiasm for live theatre, music and performance 
  • Have a flexible approach to work, with excellent time keeping skills 
  • Enjoy working practically      
If you are passionate about working backstage and would like to explore a career in technical theatre, then this is the right opportunity for you. 

For more information, download a job pack - Apprentice Theatre Technician Job Pack, October 2016

Salary £7.20 per hour, plus benefits.

We are committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and actively encourage applicants from different backgrounds.

Please note, no previous work experience in technical theatre, nor previous qualifications, are required to apply for the apprenticeships.

We welcome applications from candidates aged 18–24, not in full time employment, though each application will be considered on merit.  

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 18 November 2016  

Interviews  will take place week commencing Monday 5 December 2016