Work Experience

Derby Theatre has some great work placement opportunities for people of all ages.  

Work Experience Placements - Years 10

Applications for Year 10 placements are now open. Complete the application form and return to before the closing date of Friday 15 November 2019.

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Our work experience placements are designed to offer an overview of the organisation, giving you an insight into the broad range of careers in theatre which are available. You will get the chance to move around the theatre, spending time in the different departments and lead on your own small theatre project, which will vary depending on the activities at the theatre in the time you visit us.

College, University and Drama School Placements

Derby Theatre offer a number of ongoing placements for those looking specifically for a placement as part of a course at college, university or drama school. This placement will be bespoke to your needs and designed with the Learning Team and appropriate members of staff.

Our college, university and professional placements are now closed. 

Professional Placements for People of All Ages

Bespoke professional placements are available for people of all ages. Whether you are already working in the arts and want to enhance your CV or whether you are just interested in finding out more about the theatre. You can do placements in any department from marketing to costume and can engage in just a taster day or an entire rehearsal period. 

Our college, university and professional placements are now closed.