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Barbican Theatre is currently seeking emerging dance and theatre practitioners to join its team as assistants to our lead practitioners, in the delivery of high quality dance and theatre training to children and young people.

We are looking for well organised, imaginative people with excellent practical theatre or dance skills, administrative skills and people skills, who passionately believe in the power of the arts to transform lives and have the ability and confidence to relate to young people in a workshop setting.

Successful candidates will assist the delivery of practical theatre or dance training into our specialist Dance and Theatre Performance Training Programme for 1½-25 year olds.

You will need to be passionate about learning how to train and enable children and young people to develop their creative skills through making performance work of the highest quality. You will need to have a proactive attitude towards engaging with issues which are important to young people, as well as an interest in the wider culture and politics of our society. Some experience of dance or theatre workshop leading is useful.

We have two paid freelance assistant practitioner positions available; each involves up to 4 hours workshop delivery in either dance or theatre weekly.

Job Descriptions and Application Forms can be found below – all applicants must submit a completed Application Form.

If you have any questions about any of these roles, please call 01752 267131 or email


Deadline: 5pm, Fri 2nd September 2016

Please email completed Application Forms to


Application Form:

Barbican Theatre – Application & Equal Opportunities Form (Aug 2016)

Job Descriptions:

Dance & Theatre Assistant Practitioners – Job Description & Personal Specification (Aug 2016)