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Career Pathways

Develop skills and find out if a creative career is for you. Opportunities include volunteering, work experience, placements and training.

Play Your Part

What part will you play?

Leeds Heritage Theatres is committed to having a team of staff and volunteers that represent the people of Leeds, and the future of our theatres.

We are developing career pathways to engage and inspire the next generation, and ensure routes into the industry (as it evolves), are accessible and inclusive. Scroll down for more information.


Work Experience

Our work experience opportunities are an excellent way for young people to gain an understanding of what it is to work in the theatre and the arts, and a professional environment.

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Leeds Heritage Theatres could not operate without the help of our enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers.

Volunteering is a great way to meet people, experience something new, share your knowledge and passion, and develop additional skills. We are always looking at ways to make our volunteering experiences more accessible and have introduced recruitment days where you can have a look around our venues, meet the team and find out more. Scroll down for more information and check back for details about future recruitment days.


Our apprenticeships are a fantastic paid, training opportunity to gain a recognised qualification and expand your skills and experience of working in the theatre and the arts. Aimed at people aged 18 years and above, our apprenticeship placements are offered for a minimum of one year.

Find out from Imogen what it’s like to train with us as a Cultural Learning & Participation Apprentice.

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