This will be the penultimate list of opportunities for marginalised people we’ll be putting out before our break. As well as some excellent job openings from Middle Child and the Almeida Theatre, you’ll find an Artist Support Scheme from Camden People’s Theatre, among others. Best of luck!
Unlimited have published a great investigation into supporting disabled artists who are on benefits:
CRIPtic Arts and Spread the Word have launched a survey for disabled writers and audience members, surveying access barriers to writer events.
CRIPtic Arts are hiring an assistant director for their November disabled artist showcase at the Barbican. Must be d/Deaf and or disabled.
No deadline: https://cripticarts.org/hiring-assistant-director/
Playing A/Part (part of the University of Kent) are hosting a free three-day online conference ‘Beyond Stereotypes’ exploring autism and gender. The event takes place on YouTube 8th-10th September.
Please register via EventBrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/beyond-stereotypes-tickets-163351309163
The Old Vic are running a youth placement programme, Front Line Lambeth, offering paid placements at cultural organisations across Lambeth including the Old Vic for people aged 18-25 living in London who are not in education, training or employment.
Deadline 13th September: https://www.oldvictheatre.com/join-in/for-young-people/front-line-lambeth
The Almeida Theatre are looking for a Marketing Assistant (12 month contract) and are only taking applications from ethnically diverse, D/deaf, disabled, neurodivergent and/or working class people.
Deadline 13th September: https://almeida.co.uk/working-at-the-almeida
Inc Arts (a national and regional collective that champions the creative, economic and contractual rights of the UK’s Black, Asian and ethnically diverse workforce) have a range of roles available, including Executive Assistant and Administrator, Projects Officer and Project Manager.
Deadline 15th September: https://incarts.uk/the-team
Missing Link Arts are running a free 12-week acting course for Yorkshire-based students from underrepresented backgrounds.
Deadline 20th September: https://www.missinglinkarts.org/missing-link-yorkshire
Middle Child Theatre in Hull are looking to appoint a new chair, and are especially interested in hearing from applicants who are from backgrounds or characteristics underrepresented in the arts and on theatre boards.
Deadline 20th Sept: https://www.middlechildtheatre.co.uk/chair/
Arts Admin are looking for a part-time Programme Producer for their ‘Another Route’ project, supporting 12 artists from historically excluded backgrounds.
Deadline 20th Sept: https://www.artsadmin.co.uk/about/jobs/
The Lyric Hammersmith Theatre are hiring for a new Development Manager, looking for someone with experience in bid writing and development with a passion for theatre and young people. They particularly encourage applications from people of colour and disabled people.
Deadline 20th Sept: https://lyric.co.uk/our-home/about-us/work-with-us/
Camden People’s Theatre are currently accepting applications for Starting Blocks 2020, an artist support scheme for developing new theatre work. They particularly welcome and encourage applications from artists who identify as D/deaf and/or disabled; neurodiverse; working-class, benefit class, criminal class and/or underclass; global majority; migrant; or LGBTQ+.
Deadline 24th September: https://www.cptheatre.co.uk/get-involved/opportunities/