Associate Artists, Unfolding Theatre

Friday 13 July 2018


Unfolding Theatre is recruiting 2 new posts:

  • Associate Artist: Children & Young People
  • Associate Artist: Digital

Fee for each role: £5,000 (Based on 40 days @ £125 per day)

As part of a team of 3 Associate Artists (Digital; Community; Children & Young People), the roles aim to enable more people to contribute to and access Unfolding Theatre’s creative processes.

Postholders will collaborate with the public (live and digital) and groups to generate new content inspired by and informing our artistic programme. They will join creative teams that make our shows, helping us generate insightful theatre, rich in ideas.

Aims of the role:

Unfolding Theatre makes big-hearted theatre that delights in bringing people together. Described as “thrillingly talented people” (Guardian), we have built a track record of award-winning, large-scale community projects and theatre performances.

We have collaborated with people from diverse communities to make theatre since founding in 2009. These new roles will help us reach more people to inform organisational and artistic planning, and generate new theatre. We are open to exploring the best ways of achieving our aims with you.

For more details about the roles visit

We want our workforce to better reflect the diversity of communities we work with. This means we especially welcome expressions of interest from people of colour, disabled people and people who are LGBTQ+.

Unfolding Theatre's office (Arch 6, Stepney Bank, Newcastle) is wheelchair accessible with step-free access and nearby carparking. The roles will involve working in different settings, speaking in front of people and communicating via email and/or telephone. We have budget to support access needs in delivering the roles. We are open to conversations about what support would be most useful.


Send an expression of interest in whatever format suits best to Annie: [email protected] by 6 August 2018. This could be:

  • An email saying why you’re interested and a CV showing experience
  • A video / audio message telling us why you’re interested and your experience 

Like a conversation before applying? Email [email protected]