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ROH Apprenticeships

The Royal Opera House has been offering apprenticeships in backstage production and technical departments since 2007, providing high-quality vocational training by learning on the job from some of the best skilled in the industry.

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Royal Opera House Apprentice Scheme


Find out more details about the apprenticeship scheme and how to apply.

Current Vacancies

When we have apprentice vacancies, they will be listed here.

Case Studies

Read what our apprentices say about why they applied for their role and what they do day-to-day.


Find out more about apprenticeships with our video playlist.


Find out more about the ROH exhibition offering an insight into training opportunities.

News and features

  1. 4 November 2016

    Discover the range of exciting backstage careers in the arts at TheatreCraft 2016

    London’s largest careers fair for young people interested in a career in theatre will be held at The Waldorf Hilton on 14 November.

  2. 22 August 2016

    Looking for a career in theatre? Booking now open for TheatreCraft 2016

    London's largest free careers event for the theatre industry returns in November 2016.

  3. 9 May 2016

    ROH apprenticeships: applications now open for September 2016

    Opportunities available in lighting, wigs and make-up, costume, technical theatre, scenic art, and scenic carpentry.