Are you passionate about theatre and communities? Then volunteering with W&T might be right for you. Volunteering is a great way to develop your skills, meet new people and work as part of an enthusiastic and talented team.
All our volunteer roles are attached to projects, and may range in length from a couple of weeks, to a number of months. W&T volunteers have supported heritage projects in local communities, performances in older people’s settings, the creation of new theatre with vulnerable young people at Birmingham Hippodrome, and comedy courses for adults with mental ill health. All our volunteer opportunities are advertised both here and through our Facebook page and are open to students and members of the general public.
Rocking the Wire – November 2017
Women & Theatre are looking for an individual to support the Artistic team in the rehearsal and performance phase of a new theatre piece, commissioned by mac birmingham and to be performed in November 2017 as part of their ‘Women & Protest’ season.
Developed from research interviews, Rocking the Wire is an engaging new production that presents the experiences of Birmingham women at Greenham Common Women’s Peace Camp. The project volunteer will support the creative team during the rehearsal & performance phases; duties may include note-taking, assisting the director, sourcing costumes/props, help with sound and stage management duties, liaising with W&T Project Manager, performance marketing. The team will be based at mac birmingham during rehearsals but may also spend some time at the W&T office in Moseley. Reasonable travel costs will be covered by Women & Theatre.
If you are interested in this role, you will need to be available on all of the following dates:
Rehearsals: Monday 13th November – Friday 16 November from 10am-5pm
Performance: Sunday 19 November as part of ‘protest dinner’ events – times tbc
Rehearsals: Tuesday 21st November – Friday 24 November from 10am-5pm
Performances: Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th November – 3 shows each day, 1.30pm, 4.00pm & 7.00pm at mac birmingham
If you are interested in applying, please send a short email to Rachel Snape, Project Manager at email@example.com, by Friday 3 November 2017 stating why you are interested, and any relevant experience. You also need to confirm that you are available for all the above session times. We are likely to shortlist applicants and will invite successful candidates to an informal interview.