Thank you for your interest in working at Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

All our current vacancies are listed on this page with application packs for download. If there are no listings, do check back regularly to view any opportunities that may arise.


Youth Theatre Assistant Leader

The Creative Learning department at Theatre Royal is committed to providing young people across Suffolk with the opportunity to learn from highly experienced Theatre Practitioners, watch performances from some of the leading children’s theatre companies internationally, get on stage and perform, build confidence in a familiar and friendly environment.

This role will assist the Youth Theatre Leader in the running of the regular Youth Theatre sessions. This post would be an ideal opportunity for a recent graduate or someone who is on their first steps into drama facilitation and is looking to extend their experience. This post is also suitable for those who aspire to become a Workshop Leader and Youth Theatre Director in the future.

If you would like to be considered for this post, please complete and return the Application Form by midday on Friday 20 August 2021 to Interviews will take place on 6 September 2021 at Theatre Royal.

Only completed application forms will be considered. Please don’t send CVs.

Job Contract: Zero Hours

Bar Steward

Do you have bar experience, are customer-focused, hardworking, reliable and looking for some extra income each month?

Working as part of the Front of House team the role is to ensure that audience members are assisted in a caring and welcoming manner when attending Theatre Royal events and that all necessary customer services are provided. Successful applicants will be required to work evenings and weekends and some matinees

If you would like to be considered for this post, please complete and return the Application Form to

Only completed application forms will be considered for this role, we cannot accept CVs

Job Contract: Zero hours.

Box Office Manager

Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds is looking to recruit a Box Office Manager.

As the face of the organisation, the Box Office is an integral part to the theatre’s overall operation. As the Box Office Manager, you will manage the Box Office team to provide excellent service by telephone, in-person and online to our customers and visiting companies.

The Box Office core hours 10am – 6pm: Monday – Saturday.

Interviews will be held Wednesday 11 August 2021 at Theatre Royal.

If you would like to be considered for this post, please complete the Application Form and return to by noon on 5 August 2021

Only completed application forms will be considered. Please don’t send CVs

Job Types: Full Time

Salary: £21,764 per annum

39 hours

Digs List – Accommodation for Cast & Crew

We’re currently looking for accommodations to add to our ‘digs list’ for visiting cast and crew. Ideally, we’re looking for people who live within 20 mins walk of the theatre who have a room with either shared or private access to a bathroom and kitchen to offer for up to a month at a time.
Some upcoming dates digs will be needed for include:
1 Aug to 4 Sep – for the case of Holes.
8 Nov to 16 Jan – for the Pantomime cast and crew.
If you’re interested in being added to our digs list, please contact

Kickstart Creative Learning Assistant

Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds are looking for a Creative Learning Assistant to work alongside Theatre Royal’s Creative Learning team to deliver an inclusive and diverse programme of projects, whilst learning from industry professionals and developing new skills.

Current eligibility criteria for Kickstart applicants:

·         Aged 16-24

·         Claiming Universal Credit

·         In receipt of no other earned income

How to apply: Check out the job spec here and then talk to your Work Coach at JobCentre Plus about being referred to apply for this placement.

Applicants who have been referred by their Work Coach can send through a CV and covering letter.

Closing Date: 20 August



Drama Facilitators

We’re looking to extend our pool of Drama Facilitators delivering on our ambitious outreach programme. Throughout the academic year, we run a range of activities for schools, young people and the local community including weekly youth theatre sessions, adult participation sessions, our annual children’s festival Doorstep Theatre Festival and a number of other bespoke projects. This September, we will also be launching non-verbal physical theatre sessions for young people who are learning disabled or neurodivergent.

If you have the relevant experience and training and would like to be a part of what we do, we want to hear from you. Please contact Creative Learning Manager Hayley Murrow with an attached CV for an initial conversation at

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