Hubbub Theatre Company, Derby - Freelance drama/physical theatre practitioner

Thursday 17 August 2017

Hubbub Theatre Company are an exciting integrated physical theatre company working with actors with moderate learning disabilities, based in Derby.  Hubbub creates original devised work for indoor and outdoor performance. The company is in an exciting phase of development thanks to Arts Council Elevate funding.

Hubbub Theatre Company offer a ‘Get involved’ programme of theatre activity including The Hubbub Club' nights,  weekly workshops and outreach programme. We are looking to recruit a co-facilitator for our weekly groups The Hub  and Hubbub Youth  to work alongside our Movement Practitioner.

The ideal candidate will:

Be skilled and experienced in physical theatre and drama facilitation, process and performance.

Be enthusiastic, creative and a good team player

Be flexible, adaptable and have a good sense of fun

Have some experience, or a keen interest in developing skills in working with young people and adults with moderate learning disabilities.

We welcome applications from people from diverse backgrounds with and without disabilities.

We will consider creating 2 freelance posts.

Hours required: Wed 6 hours (9.30- 3.30) for the Hub + Sat 2 hours (2.45 – 3.15) for Hubbub Youth.  

Venue: Deda, Chapel Street, Derby, DE1 3GU

Rate of pay: £15 per hour co-facilitation. £10 an hour planning and prep (1 hour a week)

To apply: Please send your CV with covering letter detailing your skills, experience and why you would like to work with Hubbub Theatre Company and contact details for 2 referees.  Applicants must have a DBS dated within the last two years.

Send your application FAO: Jen Sumner, Artistic Director

Please note that the Hubbub Office is closed until Sep 7th. If you have any questions about the post please email and a response will be provided as soon as possible. 

Interviews Thursday 14th September.

If successful at interview, candidates will be invited to The Hub on Wed 20th Sep 1-3pm and will be asked to deliver a 20 minute drama exercise with the group.

For more information about the company visit