Recruitment Northern Stage is an equal opportunities employer and actively seeks to employ people currently under-represented in the creative and cultural sector. This includes young people, ethnic minorities and people with disabilities. Northern Stage is a theatre where ideas meet, and futures change. Every year thousands come to create and share unique live experiences at Northern Stage. Our home in Newcastle is an inspirational and creative place where everyone is welcome. Whether it is on one of our three stages (with a combined 700 seats), or any place that creativity is to be found, we work with an ever-expanding network of talented people to share the most entertaining, surprising and imaginative stories from around the world. We champion high quality mid-scale theatre production and touring, backed up by our industry-leading facilities and a dash of Geordie genius. We reach beyond the ordinary, every time. Our promise is to be a place where people of all backgrounds can come together to change the world around us. Northern Stage is an equal opportunities employer and our goal is to create a diverse and inclusive working environment which reflects the city we live and work in and the communities and audiences we engage with. Our colleagues have unique and varied lived experience which positively informs and influences the work we make. Our recruitment process is open to all, and we particularly encourage applications from people of colour and D/deaf & disabled people, who are currently under-represented in our sector. As part of any recruitment process, Northern Stage collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants. Northern Stage is committed to being transparent about how it collects and uses data to meet its data protection obligations. Please read Northern Stage's Job Applicant Privacy Notice for further information. Opportunities Trustee of Northern Stage Northern Stage is seeking to recruit two new Trustees to join the Board in September 2021. If you have a passion for theatre and the performing arts this could be the opportunity for you. Previous experience as a Trustee is not necessary. Our preference in this recruitment will be to enhance the diversity of our Board, in particular from the D/deaf and disabled community and from multiple ethnic communities – but anyone of any background or characteristic is very welcome to apply and all applications will be given full and equal consideration. Northern Stage will actively support participation in the Board by meeting access requirements, as needed. The skills we are most interested in are in the following fields: community participation; development of our commercial income, particularly around our intellectual and brand assets; digital; legal, in particular around contract law. We also welcome applications from people with other skills that they feel might be of use to the Board and Northern Stage. We're hosting some informal Zoom sessions for potential candidates in May and June for potential candidates to find out more before applying. Sessions are open to anyone for an informal chat with current Trustees and one or both of the Joint Chief Executives: Tuesday 25 May, 5pm Tuesday 15 June, 5pm Tuesday 29 June, 5pm Northern Stage will actively support participation in these Zoom sessions by meeting access requirements, as needed. Please share in advance. Please sign up for one by emailing Emma Bell on: [email protected] To find out more, click here. The closing date for Trustee applications is Wednesday 30 June. To apply please send [email protected] either: your contact details and a letter of no more than one page of A4 which sets out what you feel you could contribute as a Trustee of Northern Stage your contact details and video or audio file of 3-5 minutes duration which sets out what you feel you could contribute as a Trustee of Northern Stage If you have access requirements and need support with the application process, please contact [email protected] Call Out: JMK Victoria Wood Bursary - Associate Director Opportunity for The Sorcerer’s Apprentice at Northern Stage We’re looking to work with an Associate Director on our upcoming family Christmas production of The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, a brand new adaptation by Laura Lindow (The Snow Queen and The Emperor’s New Clothes). The Associate Director will work alongside the show’s Director Maria Crocker, as well as the wider creative team and staff at Northern Stage. We particularly welcome applications from Black and ethnically diverse people and those who identify as living with a disability. To find out more, click here.You must be available for the following dates: R&D Weds 25th & Thurs 26th August 10am - 6pm in Stage 3 Rehearsals w/c 25th Oct x 4 weeks (Raby St) Get In w/c 15th November 2021 Tech w/c 22nd November 2021 Performances 27th November - 31st December 2021 Previews 27th Nov - 1st December 2021 Press Night 2nd December 2021 Fee: The successful candidate will receive a JMK Victoria Wood Bursary of £2,350, a fee of £1,250 from Northern Stage (£3,600 total which equates to a weekly fee of £600 per week for the duration of the engagement).Closing date: Monday 28th June, 12pm To apply: To apply for the Associate Director role, please send a CV and cover letter to Jo Holding at [email protected] by 12pm on Monday 28th June. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to meet with representatives from JMK and Northern Stage as well as the Director of The Sorcerer’s Apprentice. Meetings will happen w/c 12th July and we will aim to appoint the successful candidate by 23rd July.