Working at the Almeida


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.


Stage Management 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.

We have opportunities available in the following departments:

The Tragedy of King Richard the Second
Application deadline: 9am, Wednesday 10 October 2018
Interview date: Monday 15 October
Start date: Monday 22 October 2018
End date: Tuesday 18 December 2018

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.

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 department and production 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.

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Casual Bar Staff

The Almeida Theatre is seeking Casual Bar Staff. This post is offered as a zero-hours contract.

The Bar Staff work alongside all theatre teams to ensure superb customer service in our busy café/bar. The role involves preparing the bar for service, serving customers, restocking, clearing and cleaning all areas of the bar.

The successful candidate will provide excellent customer service, remain calm under pressure and demonstrate a hardworking and flexible approach to all aspects of bar work

Application Deadline: 12pm, Tuesday 2 October 2018
Interviews: Monday 8 October 2018
Start date: Staff briefing on Wednesday 10 October with shifts starting from Saturday 15 October 2018.

To find out more, please download the job description via the link below. To apply, please send in an application form from the link below and send it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please state Casual Bar Staff in the subject line. If this application is not an appropriate method for you, please contact us.

Casual Bar Staff Job Description
Casual Bar Staff Application form

Costume Professionals

We are accepting expressions of interest from costume professionals with relevant experience or a costume-related qualification. Please send a cover letter, CV and Equal Opportunities Form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We are looking for people suitable for/interested in the following positions (on a show by show employment basis):

  • Deputy Head of Wardrobe
  • Wardrobe Assistant
  • Dressers
  • Costume technicians and alterationists
  • Hair and Makeup professionals

Please note that we are unable to respond to all expressions of interest and you will only hear from us if you are invited to meet with the Head of Wardrobe.

Equal Opportunities Monitoring  Form