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Work Experience

Thank you for your interest in Work Experience at Norwich Theatre. Unfortunately, due to the ongoing pandemic we are unable to take applications for work experience at this time. Please keep an eye on our website and social media for updates.


Looking to explore a career in the creative industries? Join us at Norwich Theatre to get some hands-on experience.

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 across the following departments:

Backstage Technical

Front of House


Throughout the placement you will spend time shadowing and assisting within your preferred department.

How to apply for a placement

Please note that as part of your application you will need to provide:

Covering Letter

 Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Reference (from someone who is not a parent or family member)

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

Work Experience Q&As

Looking to practice your customer service skills or work behind the scenes?

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

Check out the videos below from previous participants shadowing Front of House, Ushers , Box Office, Backstage Technical Sound, Lighting and Stage Management departments.

Work Experience Videos