Current Vacancies


Thank you for your interest in joining the New Wolsey Theatre team. Below you will find all of our current vacancies. Regretfully, due to the level of interest, we’re not able to keep CVs on file and accept speculative applications.

If the opportunity you’re looking for is not listed do keep an eye on our social media channels to find out first when the job you’re looking for is listed!


Assistant Technician (Apprenticeship)

We are currently looking for an Assistant Technician (apprenticeship) to join our busy Production department. The Assistant Technician will gain knowledge, experience and practical ability within the theatrical environment across all strands of backstage work, taking an active role in all areas and assisting the Production Department as required.

This role is offered as a 12 month apprenticeship on a 30 hours per week basis, with shifts varying to support the theatre’s activity and performance schedule.

For further details on this role, please visit the National Apprenticeship website and quote vacancy reference number: VAC000881137


Creative Learning Practitioners

We are looking for freelance theatre practitioners!

Our Creative Learning Team offer a range of opportunities for young people, through both our core participatory work (Young Theatre Makers), and the workshops and other opportunities we create for schools.

We are looking to expand our pool of freelance theatre practitioners, for various future projects in a range of settings. These may be projects in primary or secondary schools, or pupil referral units, and could cover a wide range of themes under the broader theatre making banner. See the links below for more details on the work that we do:

Creative Learning at NWT:

Schools Activities Brochure (Autumn 2015):

Experience required:

  • A range of practical performing arts skills
  • Experience of workshop planning
  • Experience of delivering workshops for young people aged between 7-18 years old
  • Experience of guiding young people towards a performance
  • Experience of co-facilitation
  • Able to manage potentially complex participants and behaviours
  • Self-motivated, efficient, and well organised
  • Able to take responsibility while working within a team
  • Committed to developing young people’s skills as theatre makers, and giving participants ownership over their creative work.

Practitioners will be employed on a freelance basis and paid a competitive hourly rate.

If you would like to be considered to work for us as a practitioner, please submit your CV and a short covering letter to Marcus Neal or post to New Wolsey Theatre, Civic Drive, Ipswich, Suffolk IP1 2AS.

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