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Do you have specialism in backstage or technical theatre roles and experience in working with young people in these areas?

LYT’s long-standing Technical Theatre programme helps young people aged 11-17 learn what goes on behind the scenes through projects that help them gain practical skills in lighting, sound, set design, costumes, make-up, props and stage management.

We are seeking technical/backstage theatre specialists to join our freelance tutor pool to help deliver training in backstage and technical theatre skills with young people aged 11-17. Technical Theatre Tutors will help to plan, deliver and evaluate the Technical Theatre training programme, alongside the Programmes Manager. You will have a passion for supporting young people’s development and for broadening their knowledge about roles in backstage theatre arts.

We particularly encourage candidates with lived experience of the needs of our participants, including those from Global Majority backgrounds.

Read the full Job Description HERE

Application Deadline: 12pm Wednesday 10th November
We will review applications on a rolling basis before this date. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

To Apply: After reading the full job description, submit a CV, covering letter detailing how you meet the person specification (submission email in JD) and complete an Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form 

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SAFER RECRUITMENT: All roles with Lewisham Youth Theatre involve contact with children and young people. These roles are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and all subsequent amendements (England and Wales). Any successful applicants will be required to obtain a DBS disclosure at the appropriate level.

You can find out more about how we make sure that all those who work or volunteer for LYT contribute to keeping children and young people safe by reading our Policies.

Thank you for your interest in LYT!