Theatre Royal Plymouth are looking for someone to join them at TR2 to help the construction team with building amazing and unique theatre sets and produce first class scenery for stages worldwide.
Theatre Royal Plymouth are looking for a Assistant Practioner to assist with the Our Space Programmes by supporting Lead Practitioners in the planning and delivery of workshop sessions and looking after the pastoral care of participants.
Awen productions CIC are looking for films for two community-led projects, including for The Sanctuary – Mousehole Wild Bird Hospital. This film will focus on nature documentaries, specifically bird life/ornithology. Selected works will be shown at events celebrating the Mousehole Wild Bird Hospital in 2024.
Awen productions CIC are looking for films for two community-led projects, including for Creative Voices Cornwall. This film will focus on the theme of ‘Citizen Journalism’ and shown at 4 festivals across Cornwall in 2024.
Creative UK are seeking also looking for a part-time Programme Manager who will operate at the heart of the Create Growth Devon and Cornwall Programme, influencing and developing its design and leading its successful delivery
Creative UK are seeking a Programme Coordinator to manage their new Create Growth Programme, enabling creative businesses the explore and secure commercial investment opportunities in Devon and Cornwall.
The Box has been selected to be part of the IWM 14-18 NOW Legacy Fund, a national partnership programme of over 20 artist commissions. They’ll be using the Falklands Conflict of 1982 as a starting point. They’re inviting artists/collectives to respond to the themes of home, communication, sacrifice and family pressure.
Funded by Youth Music, Devonstream Sessions offers eight Devon-based acts aged 18-25 an opportunity to record live sessions in studios around the county. The session recordings will be shared in Devonstream’s new programme Devonstream Discoveries.
Soak are looking for artists to perform at their Live Arts nights on 30 Nov and 25 Jan. This is a paid opportunity for artists across poetry, music and performance to share work of up to 20 minutes. Payment of £125 per performance is available.
Send a description of your current work and a short bio to: email@example.com.
This scheme enables talented young musicians to take a step up and experience playing or singing alongside semi-professional and professional musicians in established adult ensembles.
Looking for experience in the field of contemporary art? Why not become a KARST volunteer. We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help with invigilation, installation of shows & support at events.
The below opportunities have now closed.
The Box are offering three digital artist commissions supported by Arts Council England, with additional support from Plymouth City Council, the British Film Institute (BFI) and Real Ideas Organisation.
The National Poetry Competition 2023 is now open for entries. Run by The Poetry Society since 1978, The National Poetry Competition is one of the world’s most prestigious prizes for an unpublished poem of up to 40 lines, open to all poets worldwide aged 18 or over.
The Theatre Royal Plymouth is looking for a Dresser to join the Technical Department’s Wardrobe team to assist actors with changing in and out of costumes, pre-set and track costumes throughout performances.
Plymouth Culture are looking for someone to join our small team to co-ordinate a new Creative Leadership Programme in Plymouth. The role will look to identify and enable leaders and support them to be fit for the future.
Apply by sending a CV or LinkedIn Profile and Cover Letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: 17.11.23, 5pm
The Box are looking for a Media Technician to provide specialist technical support and operation at The Box and related sites, including maintaining audio visual systems, digital storage systems, film, video and photography equipment.
After the success of the meanwhile use programme, British Land PLC are looking to create more pop-up opportunities for creatives. Drake Circus will be creating an event space in the Atrium from July which they are offering free of charge to creatives and community groups.
The Theatre Royal Plymouth are seeking theatre creatives for current and future productions, particularly from diverse cultural backgrounds or first-time collaborators. Directors, designers, sound/lighting/movement experts are welcome. Contact to discuss at email@example.com before applying.
The Theatre Royal are delighted to announce that they’ll be searching for two teams of 8 children to take part in this year’s pantomime. The auditions will be great fun and a wonderful opportunity to meet new people and learn from a professional choreographer.
The Box are looking for a Discovery Media Assistant to work within the Media Archive Team throughout the new project: ‘Reimagining the Film Archive’ programme, funded by the British Film Institute.
The Box are looking for an ambitious Business Apprentice to support our business functions whilst completing an NVQ Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship qualification with City College Plymouth.
Literature Works are looking for people who are enthusiastic about stories, writing, reading and literature in all its forms to join them as Trustees to boost their strengths in finance, creative industries, legal knowledge and more.
Quirk Theatre is seeking to hire an Access Support Worker, aged 18+ and based in South West England, to support a cast member and work alongside the whole cast & creative team for Five Children & It, performing at Exeter Phoenix and Plough Arts (Torrington) in December 2023.
Quirk Theatre is seeking to hire a Design Assistant, aged 18+ and based in South West England, to support the Designer and work alongside the whole cast & creative team for Five Children & It, performing at Exeter Phoenix and Plough Arts (Torrington) in December 2023.
Calling all Plymothian Playwrights and Poets! In August we’re unveiling the Plymouth Art Vending Machine. From now until the end of the project, there is an OPEN CALL for any Plymouth based writers! Each play and poem in the machine will be printed only once – so we need as many writers to contribute as possible.
Deadline: Oct 23
Support to professional woman photographers to complete a documentary photo essay which addresses an important social, environmental, economic or cultural issue, whether local or global.
Join the Barbican Theatre for mentoring, inspiration and a chance to create your own touring show. Including 10 weeks of training, 10 weeks of devising and development and 10 weeks as part of a paid company creating a touring show.
New term starts: 25.09.23
CAMP CIC is looking for expressions of interest from current, past or potential members interested in becoming a voluntary CAMP Co-Director, to start 1st November 2023.
The CAMP Research Residency is open to any visual arts discipline – you could be an artist, arts curator, arts producer or arts writer. The focus is on contemporary visual art. You just need to have a clear research project you wish to undertake.
The Theatre Royal Plymouth are looking to appoint a highly experienced arts evaluator to devise and implement an evaluation framework that measures the impact of the Our Space programme.
As part of The Box’s decolonisation journey, they’re opening up their film archive to researchers. How the research is conducted is flexible, but especially keen to welcome researchers from the global majority or with protected characteristics that are underrepresented.
The Theatre Royal Plymouth are looking for a practical and operational manager to oversee their Our Space programme. The programme works with people with lived experiences of homelessness, mental health issues, substance misuse, reoffending and more.
The Theatre Royal Plymouth are looking for a Freelance Stage Manager for their upcoming show Father Christmas. They’re looking for someone to bring the magic of Christmas to Plymouth.
The National Gallery are recruiting an Assistant Curators, based at The Box Plymouth, to support the development and delivery of the new commission The Triumph of Art.
The Theatre Royal Plymouth are looking for someone to aid with the administration and day-to-day running of their Our Space Programme. The programme works with people with lived experiences of homelessness, mental health issues, substance misuse, reoffending and more.
Fotonow CIC are seeking to recruit newNon-Executive Directors, to complement our existing board of two Executive Directors, in bringing financial, commercial or business experience.
Exim Dance are currently looking to widen our team of assistant and lead community movement practitioners, to support us facilitating working with children, young people and adults.
The Theatre Royal Plymouth are looking for a variety of roles to join their production of Raymond Briggs’ Father Christmas, taking place this festive season.
CAMP is looking for a Programme and Finance Coordinator to support CAMP co directors, manage budget, maintain website, assist communications, fundraising and partnerships and support the Inclusive Growth Coordinator.
To maintain their support provision to the wider organisation the Theatre Royal Plymouth are looking for a highly organised, enthusiastic and pro-active team player to fulfil the role of Business Support Officer.
Arts University Plymouth (AUP), the newest specialist arts university in the UK, is looking to appoint a Senior Marketing Communications Officer to join our Student Recruitment team.
Beyond Face are looking for a Young People’s Programme Co-ordinator to work closely with the Creative Thinkers to engage Global Majority young people in our offers.
Real Ideas are looking for a Marketing & Admin assistant to work closely with other members of the immersive team to ensure the success of Immersive and maximise opportunities for learning, innovation and growth.
The Studio Space Scheme aims to support local artists for development and exploration of their practice. Through this scheme artists awarded would receive access to Studio Space on a first come first serve basis around the premises current schedule.
The Theatre Royal Plymouth and the Mackintosh Foundation are offering an apprenticeship in the creative industries for a production manager.
The Box are looking for an innovative designer/artist/maker who can take the lead on an exciting design project with secondary school students and teachers based in the Plymouth area between November 2023 and July 2024.
Exeter Northcott Theatre are looking for a Creative Director & Joint Chief Executive to drive their vision, search out brilliant, award-winning performances to bring people together and make Exeter Buzz.
This August, a new studio will become available at UNDER (the unit below KARST’s main space). UNDER is a raw studio space similar to KARST’s studio units before our capital works project.
Real Ideas Organisation are looking for an Immersive Customer Experience Shift Supervisor. The role has day-to-day responsibility for the team of Customer Experience Hosts who are the first point of contact for Real Ideas members and visitors at the Market Hall.
Literature Works, Plymouth Culture and The Box are looking for the next Laureate of Words. The locally based Laureate will be commissioned to write and present bespoke literature through a mixture of public engagements and creative writing commissions.
Art Encounters Opportunity
Do you have a passion for the arts, creativity and storytelling? The Marketing team at TRP are looking for another like-minded soul to help share their love for live performance with as many people as possible.
This is an exciting opportunity for a visionary and strategic Executive Director to join the nationally significant socially engaged organisation as they make a highly
strategic move at Take A Part.
The Theatre Royal Plymouth are looking for two Visitor Experience Supervisors to assist with the customer service in our public spaces, auditoriums and backstage ensuring our visitors feel special and our buildings are safe and in tip-top condition.
The Theatre Royal Plymouth are looking to recruit a Hospitality Supervisor to assist with the food, beverage and retail offering and operations to visiting patrons, staff, and cast.
Almanac Theatre are looking for a south west based illustrator and animator to create a short film in response to a new Arts Council Funded play, Kindle, by Hattie Collins.
Working alongside the CEO and Head of Business, this is a job for a creative and inspirational leader with experience of delivering customer service excellence, sustainability innovations and the highest standards of facilities management.
New Ways’ 8 week interactive course for creative leaders to grow confidence and impact with racial and social equity.
10 spaces for 10 leaders.
TRP are looking for a Running Manager to be responsible for liaising with touring companies, Production Managers and Head of Wardrobe to full fill the needs of the costume requirements of the shows in performance.
The Box are looking for a Volunteer Officer (Maternity Cover) to help expand, develop and deliver the volunteer programme. In this role you will support the recruitment, induction, training and supervision of The Box’s volunteers and coordinate work experience activities.
Supporting the R&D phase of new and ambitious outdoor arts projects. Designed to enable artists to experiment with new ideas, collaborations and approaches to creating work.
Deadline: 16.01.2023 12pm
As part of their new history project called ‘Hidden Figures of Plymouth’, WonderZoo are pleased to offer two new job opportunities: Project Leader & Admin Assistant.
Call for artists to apply for a new piece of public art, funded by Historic England through the High Street Heritage Access Zone programme and commissioned by Plymouth’s Public Art Steering Group.
Plymouth City Council and Plymouth Culture are collaborating as part of the High Street Heritage Action Zone (HAZ) programme to revitalise and activate the City Centre Conservation Area.
We’re looking for artists to fulfil two briefs, commissioning light-based artwork in the Civic Square.
Win £1000 to create a piece of art for the new shop. Popeyes® is coming to Plymouth and, to celebrate the opening, we’re inviting you to enter this incredible one-off competition to create a piece of art for Plymouth’s newest restaurant.
Deadline: 10am 17/03/23
The Box is inviting local/regional artists to apply for 20 micro-commissions of £500 to produce a new piece of work that explores the impact of the ongoing health situation. Apply by 25 May.
RIO – Real Ideas Organisation has a commission opportunity available for a marketing professional to deliver online sessions to benefit young people aged 15-24 in Cornwall, who are interested in becoming self-employed along with providing some 1:1 professional mentoring support.
Designed to support UK-based BAME music-makers exploring new ideas and collaborating with other artists, a new ‘Lockdown Edition’ of Opera North’s successful Resonance programme is open for applications now.
Historic England – is asking the public to help record a week in lockdown. 100 images from the public and ten artists will be added to Historic England’s Archive to preserve them and officially record this moment in history
Is there a one-to-one performance at 2 meters apart? Or a project that you happen upon during your daily exercise? How can we interrupt this ‘new normal’? How can we commemorate, celebrate or challenge?
Calling researchers, writers, data analysts, journalists, activists, academics, scientists, photographers, artists and practitioners of all disciplines to submit to RAKE’s online investigative collaboration initiative.
The £5,500 bursary will help new comedy writers or writing partnerships develop a script for broadcast consideration, along with guidance from established industry professionals and the BBC Comedy commissioning team.
Call for artists in Residence . The organisers welcome applications from artists, designers, biohackers, musicians, or other cultural practitioners who want to carry out artistic work with biological media.
Obsidian Coast – is looking for UK based arts to initiate Hypericum: A Code of Practice, a curatorial and artistic development project, to generate a collectively produced and ever-evolving code of practice for feminist, anticolonial and environmentally sustainable arts organising.
The Arts Institute – Art Commissions – Covid-19
Four art commissions inviting artists working across film, visual arts, spoken word and performance to give voice to the current situation and develop new work that responds to the theme ‘Everything has changed. Nothing has changed. Change is coming.’
Beyond Quantum Music Open Call – welcomes submissions for any kind of digital art, sound installations, video works, as well as music that connects analogue and/or acoustic instruments with digital ones, the old and new sound worlds.
Commission available for 4 young people aged 18 – 25 to create hero content for our next campaign. That’s paid work for four stylists and four photographers to collaborate on an image and microfilm for Lonely Not Alone this year.
Reimagining Museums for Climate Action – In the lead-up to COP26, we invite concept and design proposals that radically reimagine the museum as an institution to help shape meaningful climate action.
The Rooftop Arts Centre invites submissions of artwork, poetry, video, and sound art to an online exhibition that explores the theme of connection, something that we are all missing during this time
Plymouth University – iLEAD is a new 12-month development programme for leaders in Plymouth. It will create and embed an ecosystem of talent that will challenge conventional wisdom and shape and grow social and economic prosperity.
Peninsula Dance Partnership Choreographic Bursary 2020 – The CPD choreographic Bursaries are supported by Hall For Cornwall, Plymouth Dance and Dance in Devon. You may apply at any stage in your career.
Terrestrial 2020 Remote Residencies Open Call – A paid opportunity for community artists across England to develop their local connections and explore new ways of working.
Unlimited’s main aim is to commission disabled artists and companies to make exceptional work. For this next round, Unlimited has over half a million pounds available for Main Commissions, Research and Development awards and Emerging Artists awards.
Oxford Contemporary Music – OCM is now accepting applications for Boom 2020/21, an annual professional development scheme for music / sound artists / musicians and producers who are interested in creating and presenting inspiring contemporary music or sound based work outside of the concert hall and gallery.
Plymouth Cultural Education Partnership
The partnership are looking to commission a SW based theatre company to devise and perform a brand-new production by/for/with children and young people (aged 8 -13) in Plymouth. The commission involves a period of research and development with 4 primary schools and 1 secondary school in the Whitleigh/Southway area.
For more details please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Historic England is commissioning a new piece of outdoor art that celebrates the high street today. The new artwork will have a significant presence across High Streets HAZ schemes in at least five regions and engage the public as co-creators, participants and audience.
Is inviting Creative Teams (made up of organisations and individuals from across the STEAM sectors) to apply to take part in a paid R&D project to create compelling, ambitious and jaw-dropping public engagement acts on a global-scale.
Open call for artists and designers to make proposals for 1 or more of the 7 commissions for The Amelia Scott Building as part of the Artscore programme.
Smart Citizens is opening Fab Lab Plymouth to communities. The programme offers workshops to design and make almost anything, tech & sustainability talks, community meet-ups, and training in digital design and fabrication.
Four £500 micro-commissions aimed at those who identify as part of Plymouth’s LGBT+ community. Each commission will produce a digital piece of work that can be shared across online platforms. Professional and amateur artists, wordsmiths, photographers, film makers and musicians are encouraged to consider how they can best represent their story, which will also be added to the Plymouth LBGT+ archive.
The Royal Society of Literature and Sky Arts are delighted to invite applications for a new set of Awards to celebrate and nurture British writers of colour at the beginnings of their careers.
Five Awards are available, providing each winner with ten free mentoring sessions over the course of 12 months with an RSL Fellow writing in their form, as well as two sessions with Awards Ambassador Bernardine Evaristo. Thanks to funding from Sky Arts, mentorships are fully funded.
Experimentica is looking for three artists based in the UK whose practice, prior to COVID, focused on live art or contemporary performance and who need support to explore ways of adapting their approach to making and sharing their work.
Royal Docks are looking for ambitious and bold ideas that can creatively, and practically, position the Royal Docks as a place of innovation, making, ideas, and experimentation and be inspired by, and rooted in, the people and place of the Royal Docks.
The opportunity will be open to everyone and will give ten filmmakers, and their teams, the chance to make a short documentary film with a budget of between £20,000 and £40,000 each. All teams will be under the guidance of Netflix and other filmmaking professionals, to ensure that filmmakers and everyone involved in the production are fairly paid, and in a bid to open doors to those most under-represented in the industry.
Looking for an energetic, pro-active and organised Assistant Stage Manager to join the stage management team.
The right person will have experience working in stage management, being fast and responsive as part of a large scale project, and ideally have some outdoor art experience. Experience of working with large-scale puppets is desirable but not essential.
Deadline: 23.04.2021 at 12pm
Opportunity for any actor, puppeteer, physical theatre, circus performer or dancer that wants to perform with Trigger on our spectacular event The Hatchling. Experience with large scale puppets is useful but not essential.
Deadline: 16.04.2021 at 10am
Trigger are looking for an organised, motivated and personable Stage Manager & Show Caller for Trigger’s upcoming production of a major new site-specific work, working alongside a world-class creative team.
The right person will have experience working with large scale ensemble casts, calling complex shows, and ideally have some outdoor art experience. Experience of working with large-scale puppets is desirable but not essential.
Deadline: 23.04.2021 at 12pm
A mentorship programme that offers free mentoring to talented writers from underrepresented backgrounds who are unable to pay for such support.
Fourteen mentorships are available, each delivered by a freelance editor.
CulturA’Toi promote cultural exchanges between France and abroad through various projects.
La Lorgnette is a comic strip competition on the theme of an enchanted world.
Deadline: May 2021
Season For Change invites all artists and cultural organisations to host events, artworks and actions across the UK that inspires urgent and inclusive action on climate change.
February- July 2021
Celebrating the best contemporary photography from the past year. The Awards give exposure, visibility and opportunity to photographers worldwide on an annual basis.
A total prize fund of $60,000 (USD) plus the latest Sony digital imaging equipment is shared between winning photographers.
The Awards are free to enter and open to all photographers operating in the photographic industry across the world.
Deadlines: 30.11.2021 for the Student category; 31.12.2021 for the Youth category; 7.01.2022 for the Open category; and 14.01.2022 for the Professional category.
Through the months of September October and November 2020 is offering free residency space in Bill’s Attic to individual artists, or a group of artists/ company who can demonstrate that they can work together while adhering to social distancing regulations, for a maximum period of 4 days.
The Board of Theatre Royal Plymouth is seeking an exceptional Chief Executive to succeed Adrian Vinken OBE.
Building on the achievements of one of the most respected and highly successful regional theatres in the UK, the new Chief Executive will provide inspirational and entrepreneurial leadership for the organisation and its many stakeholders, ensuring strategic vision, artistic excellence, financial resilience, commercial success, and long-term stability and growth.
Opportunity for both emerging and established artists to showcase their work and gain recognition for their talents on a global level.
submitted artwork should reflect the diversity of art and culture, whilst promoting an exchange between Eastern and Western creative cultures.
There is a total cash fund of £6,000 available for successful entrants.
The Low Carbon Devon Internship and Leadership Programme is a 3-month fully-funded internship opportunity placing current students or recent graduates of the University of Plymouth within Devon SMEs to work on a low carbon project.
Coventry City of Culture is inviting creatives to submit their interest and links to their work or portfolio to create a diverse catalogue/database of work and a register of interested artists that can be considered for public realm projects.
SeaChange Arts- The Drill House Artist Residencies for artists that work in outdoor arts and circus, but also those that work in other disciplines who are keen to work collaboratively with or extend their practice into these art forms.
Mayflower 400 Community Soarks Programme: ‘You Are Welcome Here’ aims to develop international and cultural inclusivity within The Imperfect Orchestra and the wider music community in Plymouth.