Do you love clothes but have no interest in becoming a designer? Have you been making your own cosplay costumes? Do you have a creative flair and a love of making things? Are you looking for a job that allows you learn new skills and gain a qualification?
RSC are delighted to offer the opportunity for an Apprentice Costume Maker to join the team in their purpose built, state of the art https://www.rsc.org.uk/news/new-costume-workshop-unveiled - Costume Workshops, based in the heart of Stratford-upon-Avon. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with an interest in period costume and theatre, who is looking for hands-on costume experience in one of the most well-known theatre companies in the world.
You can see some of their colleagues working in the Costume Workshop setting by watching this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adDGuPCR7Po - video.
What's in it for me?
- 20% dedicated training time, which is a combination of in-house training and training from an external supplier
- A dedicated apprenticeship mentor who will tailor your learning experience
- The opportunity to shadow other departments to expand your overall knowledge of theatre craft
Working hours will be a yearly average of 40 hours per week (scheduled in advance), 5 days out of 7, with some weekend work as necessary.
The salary for this position will be £22,672 per annum, and all relevant training and training materials will be fully funded by the RSC.
The closing date for applications is midnight on 1 May 2023. Interviews will be held throughout May at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon.
The Costume Workshop apprentices are generously supported by The National Lottery Heritage Fund.
They are committed to building a diverse workforce and welcome applications from all individuals who are qualified for the scheme.
All applications should be made online using the RSC website. Please visit Apprenticeships | Royal Shakespeare Company (rsc.org.uk) for further information on apprenticeships. If you have any questions, please email [email protected]