46 Job profiles in total for Theatre

Many actors specialise in theatre work, but within theatre there are lots of types of work.


 20 September 2012

Actors bring characters to life on stage with their performances, using speech, movement and expression to act a script or improvise their roles.

As an actors' agent, you need to be able to work with a wide range of people.

Actors’ agent

 18 October 2012

Agents are often the first point of contact for anyone looking to hire actors. Few actors work without the support of an agent.

You will need to be very well-organised and to be someone who enjoys working with computers to manage data and prepare documents. Photo: Hol


 27 November 2012

Administrators deal with customers, run offices, and take care of the day-to-day running of a jewellery business.

Working to represent performers and individuals.


 1 March 2011

Agents in theatre & dance, film and television work to represent performers and individuals. Agents can also supply artists for corporate and private events. Their clients may include actors, singers, dancers or supporting artists.

It is the artistic director's responsibility to take the theatre in a direction that people will want to engage with.

Artistic director

 3 October 2012

The artistic director makes sure their theatre is putting on the kind of shows that fit with the artistic aims of the organisation.

As a successful arts journalist, you would be invited to press nights of many shows. - See more at:

Arts journalist

 18 October 2012

Every show hopes for good reviews. Journalists get the word out about the show to the public. They make sure people know what shows are on offer and what is happening in the world of theatre.

Backstage crew need to be able to unload scenery, maintain and repair the 'flying' equipment and scenery.

Backstage crew

 18 October 2012

Building sets, helping create props and operating equipment, the backstage crew support the designers and performers with the running of the show.

Working in cinemas, theatres and concert halls.

Box office staff

 17 February 2011

Box office staff work in cinemas, theatres and concert halls. They are responsible for taking bookings and payments for tickets. Box office staff also arrange for group visits and discounts. They may also advise on seating for people with disabilities or special needs.

Kes Hayfer and Simeon Tachev, carpenters at Shakespeare Globe Theatre.


 16 February 2011

Carpenters and joiners in the theatre & dance sector and crafts sector work with wood. They work in theatres or in workshops. In the theatre & dance sector, they specifically make, fit or repair scenery and props that are part of a play or show.

Get experience of as many different types of dance as possible.


 12 July 2012

Choreographers create routines and movement sequences for singers and musicians to perform.

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