Casting for upcoming productions will be posted here as and when opportunities arise.
We will also post any available castings on appropriate casting websites. We recognise that the cost of these websites can be prohibitive for many actors and we make the commitment that no-one will be barred from applying for roles if they are not members of the sites in question.
We do not currently have any opportunities available.
KICKSTART SCHEME PLACEMENTS
The Kickstart Scheme is a 6 month paid job with an employer, funded by the Government. It provides a fully funded opportunity for young people to gain experience of working in some of Britain’s most exciting companies.
Tortive Theatre is delighted to have been approved by the Department of Work and Pensions as a Kickstart Scheme Placement Provider and we are currently recruiting for the following role(s).
We are looking to appoint a passionate, driven and committed individual to the role of Creative Assistant from December 2021 through to June 2022.
Job Title: Creative Assistant
Hours: 25hrs per week (Flexible Working)
Job Description: The successful candidate will work with the Creative and Production Teams on all aspects of theatrical production and cultural output and will be working closely with the Artistic Director and Creative Associates to develop their skills in a number of areas.
Duties and opportunities will include but not be limited to:
- Stage management
- Assisting with marketing
- Assisting with administration
- Assisting with development of new work
- Liaising with agencies, creatives and performers
- Assisting with fundraising applications
- Possible performing opportunities
- Website management
- Social media management
- General promotion of the company
- Opportunities to develop your own work
The role will be based in Edinburgh for August 2021, but can be undertaken as a remote working role for the remainder of the placement.
Essential skills, experience and qualifications:
There are no formal qualifications required for this role and full training will be given where needed. We are looking for a passionate, driven and committed individual who is seeking to gain professional experience in the theatrical and cultural sectors. A good standard of written and spoken English is essential and proficiency with IT and social media will also be a benefit. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a genuine interest and commitment to the industry through previous work, volunteering or engagement with educational opportunities.
PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS CAN ONLY BE MADE VIA JOB CENTRE OR UNIVERSAL CREDIT WORK COACHES