Fri 8 Nov 3pm – 6pm
Stage 3


What is a Theatre Director? How do you train to be a Lighting Designer? How do you advertise a show? Who decides on the aesthetics of a set?

Careers Day is an introduction to roles within theatre where you can meet industry professionals and ask questions about their background and what their job entails.

Surgeries can be one-to-one or in small groups (maximum 4 people per surgery).

Who will be there?

Colin Holman, Company Manager
Northern Stage

Chris Durant, Production Manager
Northern Stage

Hannah Hiett, Communications Manager
Northern Stage

Luca Rutherford, Theatre Maker
(Associate Artist)

Matt Runham, Senior Producer
Northern Stage

Phil Hoffman, Theatre Director
Theatre Royal

Sam Vivash, Head of Lighting
Northern Stage

Susan Mulholland, Deputy Director of Participation
Northern Stage


More professionals to be confirmed soon!


How Do I Book?

Surgeries will be bookable on the website from Mon 2 Sep.

To register your interest and receive an alert when booking opens please email
Ali Ward-Timms, Participation Coordinator - [email protected]