Work Experience at the Oxford Playhouse

“Work Experience is an amazing opportunity to understand what happens here and to meet all the people that work in the building. You get to leave your legacy here at the Playhouse and gain experience through projects that will help you learn what it takes to be a part of this industry. Everyone is so supportive and helpful.”
Work Experience participant, July 2018.

Oxford Playhouse offers work experience placements throughout the year. We welcome students aged 14 to 19 into our lively theatre and its various and vibrant departments.  Students have the opportunity to try their hand in the Ticket Office, speak with industry professionals and create resources for the theatre that will be used by our audiences.

It is important to note that the standard work experience placement at Oxford Playhouse is focused around administration and management. There is no opportunity for performance or to work within the Technical Department. Therefore, if you are interested in the whole process of running a theatre we look forward to hearing from you.

Upcoming placement weeks for 2019 are:

  • NEW DATES: Monday 7th-Friday 11th October 2019
    Please download our 2019 application pack HERE

At present, we are unable to accept requests for dates outside of those displayed above.

Please note that our Monday 17th-Friday 21st June 2019 and Monday 8th-Friday 12th July 2019 Work Experience placements are now full and we will no longer be accepting applications for either of those two weeks. Successful applicants for this week will be notified if they have been accepted. Unsuccessful applicants for this week will be offered the chance to apply for a different week instead.

Please return application forms via email to: Paul.Simpson@oxfordplayhouse.com, or by post to: 
Work Experience, Participation, Oxford Playhouse, Beaumont Street, Oxford, OX1 2LW.

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