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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 our evolving industry are accessible and inclusive.


Work Experience

Our work experience opportunities are an excellent way for young people to develop their understanding of the wide range of job roles in the theatre industry. Through real world experience, students will gain knowledge of the skills needed by the sector.

We have recently piloted a new work experience offer and are excited to launch this new programme for 2024. Please keep checking our website and social media for updates.

If you are a teacher looking for career opportunities for your students, please email to sign up to our newsletter to receive details directly or request more information.

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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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Since 2011 we have supported eight apprentices, who have gained Level 2 & 3 qualifications in Community Arts Management, Cultural Heritage Venue Operations and Technical Theatre

Apprentices develop their knowledge and passion for working in the arts by assisting and shadowing colleagues from different departments with projects, as well as working independently

Vacancies will be advertised when available