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Casual Hospitality Assistant

Salary: £6.78 per hour                                             

Hours: Zero hour contract (flexibility required and unsociable hours)

The successful applicants will be reporting to the Friends and Fundraising Administrator to provide excellent standards of hospitality and visitor service to maximise visitor enjoyment of the theatre’s meeting room facilities.

Person Specification

The postholder should:

  • Be personable and presentable
  • Be self-motivated, committed and enthusiastic
  • Possess good numeracy skills
  • Have the ability to be flexible and work unsociable hours
  • Be able to lift/move reasonably heavy/bulky objects i.e. tables and chairs

If you are interested in applying please complete an application form and return to  

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Application forms are also available at Stage Door.

Closing date for interested applicants: 12.00, Friday 29 August 2014

Interview date: TBA

Please note that if you have not received a response to your application within 14 days of the closing date you have not progressed to interview stage. Please do not let this deter you from applying for other positions which may arise in the future. 

Student Ambassadors

Salary: This is a voluntary position but students will be offered complimentary tickets for the shows they work on where possible. 

Hours: Students will be required to commit to 8 hours per month     

We are looking for enthusiastic students to help us promote our diverse programme of the finest drama, the brightest West End musicals, the cream of the comedy circuit and award winning dance, to the students across the North East.

The role will mainly involve distributing print around University campus, but may also involve representing the theatre at any University fairs and other events. Students will be required to use their own initiative to help us engage with the student market at any appropriate opportunity.

The ideal candidate will be reliable, self-motivated, friendly, committed and enthusiastic about Marketing and/or Performing Arts.

This is an opportunity for students to gain valuable Marketing experience in a fast paced, creative environment. It will aid the development of basic skills to improve the CV of anyone hoping to start a career in Marketing.

We are looking for two students from each of the following universitys/colleges:

  • Newcastle University
  • Northumbria University
  • Newcastle College
  • Gateshead College
  • Durham University
  • Sunderland University

To apply, please send a current CV and a short statement detailing why you think you are suitable for the role to 


Closing date for interested applicants: 12.00, Monday 15 September 2014

Interview date: TBA

Theatre Royal is a Proud Investor in People and Equal Opportunities Employer

The Theatre Royal values and promotes equality, supports and encourages diversity and has a zero tolerance policy on discrimination of any kind.

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‘Lord of the Flies’ Dance Ambassadors
Dance City
Fixed fee: £1,500  
Dance City is working with Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures Re:Bourne, the company’s charitable arm and Newcastle Theatre Royal for an exciting new large scale production of Lord of the Flies which will perform at the Theatre Royal Newcastle 5-8 Nov 2014.  The production will see up to 20 young men both dancers and those new to dance perform alongside the New Adventures company dancers.
We are looking for two enthusiastic individuals with formal dance training and teaching experience (aged 18-25 years) to deliver taster sessions to engage up to 120 young male dancers across the North East. You will need to have a passion for discovering young talent and working with groups at all levels.
The successful candidates will gain project management experience, have an opportunity to work as assistants to the Lord of the Flies Rehearsal Director (including working with Re:Bourne for a full training week in London) and be part of an exciting and ground-breaking new project.
For further information and to download the job description go to
Closing date:
To apply please send a CV and covering letter to no later than 5pm on Friday 10 Jan.  
Interviews and observation classes will take place on 23 Jan at Dance City, Newcastle.
Key dates:
17 – 24 Feb 2014 - London training week
3 & 4 March, 7, 8 & 9 April, 1 & 2 May Initial planning sessions (dates tbc)
June-Sep - Taster sessions, workshops and summer schools take place across the North East in various venues leading up to the audition weekend where the cast will be selected.
20 & 21 Sep 2014 – Audition weekend
Each Ambassador will be responsible for delivering a minimum of 20 sessions and a minimum of 20 hours planning/training and be responsible for collating information on participants and evaluating the project.