Volunteering opportunities at Iris Theatre
Ideal for recent design graduates, we strive to match the next generation of theatre markers with our team of emerging designers through these volunteer opportunities:
A skill-based placement for emerging and aspiring set designers, our construction placement programme is a four week placement. Taking place in May, June and July this placement enables you with the practical skills involved in building mid-scale sets suitable for outdoor, promenade productions.
Scenic Art Placement
Ideal for emerging designers who can’t commit for a full four weeks and more interested in applying scenic art experience and learning about designing for 3D spaces.
Costume Assistant Placement
A skill and practical based placement, costume assistants work closely with the designer at our workshop to realise designs for up to 6x multi-rolling actors. This placement is ideal for costume and fashion students or recent graduates.
Interested in the inner-workings of theatre productions? Our Production Assistant placements are ideal for those interested in being in the thick of the action!
Assistant Producers & Marketing Assistants
An administrative and office based placements, we have a select few opportunities annually for aspiring producers, general managers, marketers and anyone else interested in theatre administration. Suited for graduates and final-year placements or theatre professionals interested in learning skills in producing.
Front - of - House Volunteers
Be a part of the show team! If you’re interested in gaining any work experience in customer-facing roles, theatre management or just want to be a part of the fun this summer then front-of-house is a great, low commitment option for those who are interested in a bit extra but don’t want to commit to set hours. Ideally suited for work-experience and recent school leavers.