Midlands based Designers, Sound Designers and Lighting Designers, National Youth Theatre

  •  West Midlands
  •  Paid (£25k-30k)
  •  Full time
  •  Closes December 10, 2018
  •  jobs@nyt.org.uk


The National Youth Theatre of Great Britain is a world-leading youth arts organisation. Established in 1956 as the world’s first youth theatre, we have nurtured the talent of hundreds of thousands of young people creating an enviable legacy over our 62 years.

In 2019 we will present an exclusive first look at a new play written by award-winning playwright and screenwriter Rachel De-lahay. We are looking for Designer, Sound Designers, Lighting Designers who are Midlands based or have a Midlands base with a variety of experience, with a minimum of 2 professional theatre credits. Applicants with both years of experience and those newer to the industry are encouraged to apply.

Rachel De-lahay is a former NYT member and a BAFTA-nominated writer. Her recent credits include Channel 4’s Kiri, CIRCLES which transferred to the Tricycle Theatre in London after a sell out run at Birmingham Rep, ROUTES and The WESTBRIDGE at London’s Royal Court Theatre and the BAFTA award-winning THE LAST HOURS OF LAURA K. This National Youth Theatre Workshop Production will star some of Britain’s best young acting talent and will feature adult themes.

Show and rehearsal dates:                    

Birmingham based show at The Old Rep. Rehearsing in Birmingham.

R&D week – 21st January – 25th January

Rehearsals – 28th January – 16th February

Tech – 18th February – 20th February

Performances – 20th -21st February.

APPLICATION INFORMATION: https://www.nyt.org.uk/about-us/jobs 

APPLICATION SUBMISSION: Please send a CV and covering letter detailing your suitability for the role to Lauren Buckley (jobs@nyt.org.uk)  Please also fill in the attached Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.  Please specify a minimum of three practical Referees of individuals that we may contact to confirm your suitability for this contract. Please also specify in your cover letter where you are based in the midlands.

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