Anna Himali Howard in rehearsals for the Roundabout Season 2016
Stef O'Driscoll
Traineeships and Placements

Traineeships and Placements.

As part of Insights we offer a flexible programme of work placements designed to support the study of students on university and drama school courses at MA or BA level with practical work experience of a busy touring theatre company. Please see the Application Packs below for information on how to apply for our Spring/Summer 2017 programme.

You can apply to work in the Administration, Marketing or Production Departments being trained by and supporting the teams as described in the job descriptions below. These may be altered on discussion of your particular fields of interest and Paines Plough’s current needs.

We also offer placements in Stage Management in line with our production schedule - sign up to our mailing list to be the first to hear about these opportunities as they come up.

Placements last three months and you will be in PPHQ two to five days per week, subject to your personal study requirements, 10am-6pm with a one-hour break for lunch.

We cover travel expenses within London as well as occasional theatre trips and touring opportunities.

How to apply
Please send a CV and one-page covering letter detailing your experience, why you are interested in Paines Plough and what you hope to gain from the placement to
Application deadline: 10am on 21 April
Interviews: Administration 25 & 26 April, Marketing 04 May, Production 26 & 27 April
Placement dates: 10 May – 29 July
If these dates are not quite suitable for your course, please do send in your application anyway as we will be open to discussing alternatives.