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A Younger Theatre is always looking for writers to contribute to our growing website. All members of the AYT team write on a voluntary basis. AYT is London-centric, but we’re actively looking for writers beyond London to expand our coverage.


A Younger Theatre – Editor – PAID
We are seeking to appoint a new Editor for A Younger Theatre. This is a central role that oversees the running of A Younger Theatre as a publication, commissioning writers, managing the editorial team and steering the editorial direction. A vital leadership role, the chosen candidate will lead on the management and vision of A Younger Theatre whilst also providing support for developing young writers, associated schemes and building on our success as the UK’s best voice on theatre by and for young people..

This is a freelance position working across six months with a fixed fee of £1200.
For more information please download the information pack.

Deadline: Friday 5th May, 12 noon.
Interviews: W/C 8th May


Incoming Festival – Festival Assistant – PAID
We are seeking to appoint a Festival Assistant to work with our festival co-directors to deliver Incoming Festival, which A Younger Theatre produces with New Diorama Theatre. This is a hands on role involving elements of producing, marketing, budget management and artist liaison.

This is a freelance position working for 10 days with a fee of £800.
For more information please download the information pack.

Deadline: Friday 21 April, 5pm
Interviews: Tuesday 25 April, 3-5pm


Young Journalists

Our Young Journalists scheme is designed to give young people with an active interest in arts journalism the chance to develop their interests and be published by A Younger Theatre. Working closely with the Features Editor, you will research, conduct interviews and write featured material for the AYT website.

To apply to be a features writer please download an application from here and email to features[at]



AYT seeks both long-term bloggers and writers for one-off opinion pieces. Working with the Commissioning Editor, writers are encouraged to develop a theme through their blogs, acting as opinion pieces and commentary on theatre and the arts. Blogs are designed to encourage discussion for readers.

To apply, please download the application form here and once completed email to blogs[at]



AYT actively seeks young writers to develop their critical skills through attending press nights for shows. The majority of these shows are within London however we are actively looking for reviewers across the UK.

To be considered, please download the application form here and once completed email to reviews[at]