RECRUITING: University of Derby Graduates 2020 and 2021

Derby Theatre understands that graduating into a pandemic is hard!  It’s even harder when you want to be work in theatre and theatres have been closed for over 12 months!

Therefore, we're looking for one technician or stage manager who graduated in 2020 or are going to in 2021 from a creative course at the University of Derby to take up a paid contract.

Deadline: Monday 10 May, 12pm

Dates: (including rehearsals and performances) will be from Monday 24 May – Saturday 11 July (You need to be fully available for the full date range)

Pay: ASM rate of £454.50 a week (this is the UK Theatre Equity minimum rate)

If your home address is over 25 miles to Derby Theatre, you will be paid a relocation allowance of £181.05 (this is the UK Theatre Equity minimum rate)

Any additional payments will be explained at contract stage.

More information:

You will work as an assistant on our next professional production, a family show that will be performed at an outdoor venue in the city).

This is a full-time professional job.

How to apply:

Please send one side of A4 – or you can apply via BSL video or in an audio format (including voice note) - which states:

- Your name, address, email address and mobile number  

- The University of Derby course you attended and the date/year you graduated  

- A brief summary about your experience at University and prior.

Send to: Elizabeth Fermor at: – with RECRUITING: University of Derby Graduates 2020 and 2021 in the subject line of the email. 


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