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Youth Theatre Apprentice

The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre Apprentice Scheme is an ideal opportunity for anyone wishing to pursue a career in theatre.

The Yvonne Arnaud Youth Theatre is one of the busiest and most dynamic in the country, producing devised work, drama, musicals and the classics. We also run a host of weekly classes, holiday workshops and an extensive education and outreach programme.

Our Apprentice is a vital member of the theatre staff and will gain experience in practical theatrical disciplines including lighting, sound and prop and costume making. He or she will also have the opportunity to spend time during the year with our marketing, funding and operations departments.

Find out more about the role.

Our Apprentice will have: 

  • excellent communication skills
  • the ability to engage with a variety of people both within and outside the theatre
  • enthusiasm to work with young people from age 6 to 21+
  • good personal and organisational skills
  • good computer and numeracy skills
  • strong self-motivation and the ability to work on own initiative
  • the ability to work well within a strong team environment
  • a clean driving license (desired)

This is a one-year fixed contract from September 2017 to August 2018


Salary: £10,192 - £13,650 (depending on age)


The successful applicant will undergo an enhanced DBS check

To apply for this role, please fill in the application form and email it to

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 30th June 2017

Interview workshops will be held week commencing 10th July 2017


Work Experience

*PLEASE NOTE: There are no work experience placements available in July 2017

Work experience placements are available throughout the year* in the Youth for those aged 15 and over,  and Back Stage department for those aged 18 and over. We encourage applications from anyone who has an interest in learning how a professional producing theatre operates.

For an information pack on Work Experience at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, please download it here or contact the Work Experience Co-ordinator on 01483 44 00 77 or email: If you are interested in applying please find the form here. Please print the form, handwrite it using block capitals, scan and email or alteratively copy and paste the text into word and email it over to the above address.

NB: The week that you want may not be available when you complete your application so make sure you list alternative weeks when filling in the form.


Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre is committed to equality of opportunity