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Would you like to complete your work experience at a vibrant, inclusive, youth-focused theatre?

We are offering 8 work experience placements in March, June and July 2021. 


  • Opportunity to work in a variety of departments within Contact such as Creative Development, Finance, Box Office, Programming, Front of House, Production and Marketing
  • Shadow creative facilitators during at least one of the participatory projects
  • See a show in the Contact program
  • Complete a Bronze Arts Award
  • Chance to join the work experience alumni network with access to Contact goodies & tickets

How to Apply

Send a one/two-sided A4 or 2 min (MAX) video or audio clip with an expression of interest responding to the following questions:

– Why are you interested in doing your work experience at Contact?

– How much experience have you had with the arts (including backstage roles) so far?

– What skills would you like to gain on this placement?

– Also please state if you want a one week or two-week placement and the dates.

– Finally, please download and complete the diversity form.

Send your written application/video/audio clip, Work Experience Registration Form and Inclusion and Diversity Form by the deadline, Fri 19th Nov 2021, to Young People’s Producer, Lauren Banks –


If you’d like to ask any questions or to find out more about the criteria, please get in touch with Young People’s Producer, Lauren Banks –

    ‘I have had an incredible week and I have seen and done more than I could have asked for… it’s given me a great insight into the working world and Contact.’


      ‘All the staff have been so kind, welcoming and helpful, and if anyone is thinking of doing work experience here I would definitely recommend it! Thank you for making it so enjoyable and interesting, and not just getting me to make cups of tea!’

      • Ages
        14 - 16 / Year 10 and Year 11 high school students.
      • Contact

        Lauren Banks