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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.

By Hayley Bartley (Former Content Producer (Learning))

22 August 2016 at 12.33pm | 2 Comments

Booking for TheatreCraft 2016 is now open. The annual free careers event is for anyone aged 16-25 looking for a non-performance job in theatre.

With its range of workshops, exhibitors and Q&A sessions, TheatreCraft offers a unique insight into many behind-the-scenes roles. From costume and make-up to producing and marketing, this event proves you don't have to be a performer to work in theatre.

Due to ongoing Open Up redevelopment at the Royal Opera House, this year's event will take place at the Waldorf Hilton Hotel in Aldwych, with workshops and talks happening at partnering West End theatres.

Executive Vice President of the Ambassador Theatre Group, Adam Kenwright, is the TheatreCraft 2016 Ambassador and will open the event on 14 November.

'As someone who first started in the business as a teenager and who has personally worked in the box office, back stage, front of house, publicity, casting, marketing and in production, I am excited and proud to have been chosen to be this year’s Ambassador for TheatreCraft,' says Adam. 'Helping young people discover the behind-the-scenes professions that make our great industry thrive is vital to the future of theatre.'

For more information visit the TheatreCraft website or Twitter @TheatreCraft

TheatreCraft is organized by a group of committed partners from across the creative and cultural industries; the Theatre Royal Haymarket Masterclass Trust, the Royal Opera House, the Society of London Theatre, Mousetrap Theatre Projects and Creative and Cultural Skills.

By Hayley Bartley (Former Content Producer (Learning))

22 August 2016 at 12.33pm

This article has been categorised Off stage and tagged Box Office, casting, costume, costume construction, marketing, TheatreCraft, West End, workshop

This article has 2 comments

  1. Saafiya Rollins responded on 18 June 2018 at 5:12pm Reply

    Hi there I'm looking to get an apprenticeship and would like to find out more information on how to apply

    • Chris Shipman (Head of Brand Engagement and Social Media) responded on 20 June 2018 at 12:38pm

      Hi Saafiya,

      You can find more information here

      Best wishes,


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