Trainee Scenic Artist

24 May 2023
£23,000 / year

Job Description

Nottingham Playhouse is delighted to be supported by Theatre Artists Fund in being able to offer this unique opportunity for a Trainee Scenic Artist. This post would suit an early-career arts or cultural professional looking to re-train and gain experience in becoming a Scenic Artist.

This is a full-time, 2-year paid role which will equip the post-holder with the experience, understanding and contacts to perform the role within other Arts or Cultural organisations or as a freelance worker within the industry.

No previous scenic art experience is necessary, but an understanding of the production and making process within producing theatre would be an advantage. We will provide on-going support, training and equipment to enable the post-holder to fulfil all aspects of the role.

Nottingham Playhouse is committed to a policy of diversity and inclusion, creating a workforce representative of the diverse communities we work with. Our workforce is currently under representative of certain communities and we are taking positive action for equal opportunities through the recruitment process. We actively encourage applications from Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Disabled people. Nottingham Playhouse is part of the Parents in Performing Arts (PIPA) campaign and welcomes proposals for flexible working around caring responsibilities and anyone looking for a positive work/life balance. We are also a Disability Confident employer, recruiting and supporting disabled people in the workplace.

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The closing date for applications is Tuesday 30 May 2022 at 12noon.