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Work Experience

Thank you for your interest in Work Experience at Norwich Theatre. We are not taking applications for work experience at this time.

Below you will find information about the programmes we offer.

Work experience placements take place at Norwich Theatre Royal and are mainly aimed at Year 10 students (14-15 years old), but anyone who is studying/building a career in theatre is welcome to apply.

We offer one week placements in Backstage Technical, Front of House and Hospitality, during which you will spend time shadowing and assisting within your preferred department.

Please note that as part of your application you will need to provide: Covering Letter, CV and a Reference (from someone who is not a parent or family member).

You can apply for a work experience placement by completing our online application form.

Please send general work experience enquiries to We will endeavour to get back to you within 72 hours.

Work Experience Q&As

William practiced his customer service skills, shadowing ushers and box office staff. Find out more about his experience on the Front of House placement:

Jemima went behind-the-scenes, shadowing the sound, lighting and stage management departments. We asked her some quick questions about her time on the Backstage Technical Placement:


‘The best thing about my placement was how welcoming everyone was and what a great place it was to work.’

Jemima, Work Experience participant


We have links with local universities NUA & UEA to recruit interns for short term work and specific projects. When available, any placements will be advertised by the universities we work with.