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Performing Arts Class Assistants Fee: £7.50 per hour
Closing date: Friday 31st March

Chipping Norton Theatre is a restlessly busy and ambitious theatre and arts centre in the Cotswolds. Welcoming over 50,000 people every year in a town of over 6,500, The Theatre delivers a year-round programme of theatre, comedy, music, film and participatory activities for audiences across the region.

Take Part is the creative learning department of The Theatre and delivers a busy schedule of regular and holiday workshops. Each week approximately 400 people come through our doors to participate in regular sessions. Chipping Norton Theatre is seeking class assistants (age 16+) to support our tutors for one or all of the following regular sessions:

Youth Musical Theatre (5 – 7 years), Mondays, 4 – 5pm Street Dance (8+ years), Mondays, 5 – 6pm Saturday Drama (5 – 7 years), Saturdays, 10am – 12.15pm Starting week beginning 24th April 2017, this is an excellent opportunity to work with professional theatre practitioners and gain experience of performing arts workshops for children. Class Assistants are required to attend sessions every week during term time, (three terms of ten weeks per years).

As the roles involve working with children, class assistants need to undergo a DBS check. There may also be an opportunity to chaperone young performers in our annual pantomime, if this would also be of interest to an applicant.

Please send a letter detailing your suitability for these roles to:  

You are also welcome to contact Anne Gill, Take Part Director, on 01608 649102, Monday – Wednesday if you would like to discuss the roles in more detail.


Call for new Trustees:

Since its founding over 40 years ago, The Theatre has built a successful reputation for the quality of its programme, its outreach activities, and the originality of its own productions. It now stands as a strikingly unusual and well-loved example of a theatre punching above its weight creatively, engaging with its local community in a huge variety of ways, and growing into an exciting future.

The Theatre is now seeking a number of new voluntary Trustees to join the charity’s Council of Management and help take it forward into the next 40 years. We value and are actively looking to increase, the diversity of our Council of Management. Applications are welcome across a range of skills however we are particularly looking for those involved with:

  • Arts Management
  • Buildings Management/Surveying
  • Education
  • Finance
  • Fundraising
  • IT
  • Law

To read a full description of the role please email for a copy.

To apply please send you CV and a note detailing the reasons for your interest to Jo Ludford, General Manager, on and if you have any questions please also get in touch on 01608 642 349.

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