BT Studio Assistant Internships are primarily aimed at those considering working in technical or front of house roles within a theatre. The placements are structured to give participants experience supporting professional and amateur visiting companies and the day-to-day management of a venue. Candidates should have some prior experience on an amateur, school or student level and be looking for their first experience within a professional environment. Work experience at the Burton Taylor Studio as a Studio Assistant involves:
- Assisting visiting companies in the preparation of the studio including get-ins and get-outs.
- Providing front of house support at studio performances and marketing activities around the shows.
- Assisting with general maintenance tasks.
You will need an interest and enthusiasm for technical theatre, possess excellent communication skills and have a willingness to work flexibly in a pressured environment. You will be expected to be available full time, 39 hours per week and evening and weekend work will be required. The placements run for approximately 3 weeks on the dates below.
27 August to 22 September
23 September to 12 October
Please note that work experience placements are voluntary positions. For full details and to apply download an Application Pack at www.oxfordplayhouse.com or email
Deadline: 9am on Monday 22 July
Interviews: Friday 9 August
Oxford Playhouse - Burton Taylor Studio