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 particularly encourage applications from people of colour and D/deaf & disabled candidates as these groups are currently underrepresented at the Almeida.

LTC Manager

The Almeida Theatre is part of London Theatre Consortium (LTC) who are currently advertising a new opportunity: LTC Manager.  For more information please download the documents below. For more information on LTC you can visit the website on www.londontheatreconsortium.com. Deadline is 6pm, Monday 29 April 2019. 

London Theatre Consortium Manager Description of Services and Person Specification
LTC Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Placements 

Our voluntary placements are aimed at people who want to get some valuable experience alongside or following their higher education studies. Please note that priority will be given to students who require professional placements as a part of their specialist course.

Stage Management Placements
Usually 8–10 weeks, 10am-6pm, 5 days per week from day 1 of rehearsals through to Opening Night.

On this placement, you can expect to assist the stage management team with the day-to-day running of the show. This may include setting up the rehearsal room; researching, making and sourcing props and furniture; and supporting the team during the technical rehearsals.

Wardrobe Placements
Usually 2-3 weeks, 10am-6pm, 5 days per week from the last week of rehearsal through to Opening Night.

During your time on placement, you can expect to support the costume department by  maintaining of the costume store, show shopping; handling  petty cash, minor makes and alterations if comfortable and confident and generally assisting during the technical rehearsal.

Technical Placements
Usually 3 weeks, aiming to encompass the production period of each show, 39 hours per week which may include evenings and weekends.

On this placement you can expect to assist the technical team with lighting, sound and scenery. There may be the possibility to specialise in an area depending on the nature of the show.

Application Process
To apply for one of our placements, email a CV, cover letter and equal opportunities monitoring form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  before the stated deadline below. In the subject line please state which  production and department you are applying for.

In your cover letter we recommend that you clearly state your relevant experience and what you would hope to gain from the placement. Please note that we will only contact you if you have been succesful in your application. 

Stage Management Placement - Title TBC
Deadline Date: 9am, Friday 17 May
Interview Date: week commencing Monday 27 May
Start Date: Monday 1 July
Finish date: Wednesday 21 August

Stage Management Placement - Vassa
Deadline Date: 9am, Friday 17 May
Interview Date: week commencing Monday 27 May
Start Date: Monday 26 August
Finish Date: Tuesday 15 October

Technical Placement  - Title TBC
Deadline Date: Monday 1 July
Interview Date: week commencing Monday 8 July
Start Date: Monday 29 July
End Date: Friday 16 July

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form