I want to work in...Theatre

This list of links and resources has been carefully compiled by our Careers Consultants and Careers Information Team to provide you with the key knowledge you need if you are considering a career in this line of work.   All the links are reviewed regularly to ensure the source is reliable and the information is accurate and relevant.

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Sector overview

Overview of the creative arts sector


Typical job profiles

Actor (Prospects)

Dancer (Prospects)


COVID-19 support

Creative Scotland - COVID-19 funding and resource directory


Useful online resources

Creative Scotland National leader for Scotland's arts, screen and creative industries 

Get into Theatre

The Guide: Performing Arts Independent ezine

The Stage (Newspaper) Includes vacancies section


Job sites and specialist recruiters

Arts Culture Media Jobs ACM 

Artjobster UK arts related vacancies

Arts Professional Magazine, including Arts Job Finder

UK Theatre job vacancies (production, management and admin)


Professional bodies

Directors Guild of Great Britain

UK Theatre


To find out more about what it's like to work in this career, use the LinkedIn Alumni Tool to make contact with Strathclyde alumni working in this area.