Fancy gaining experience this summer as an Assistant Musical Director or Assistant Designer?


Applications for YMT’s Creative Trainee Scheme are now OPEN. We are looking for Assistant Musical Directors & Assistant/Associate Designers

Opportunities for emerging artists

YMT’s Creative Trainee Scheme aims to help emerging artists build up their work experience by helping on professionally-staged proudctions.

Each placement involves working alongside our professional artistic staff on residential courses across the UK. The workshops usually involve between 25 and 45 young people aged 11-21. The placements are ideally suited to those wishing to develop a career in music theatre or related areas and who are committed to working with young people.

The productions involve young people selected from auditions across the UK and these projects will be creating new music theatre in a variety of genres. Production courses generally run for 2-3 weeks during JULY and AUGUST.

The programme of activity will vary but each trainee will have a considerable level of responsibility, the exact nature of which will be decided upon in conjunction with the director or musical director of the project.

The placements are unpaid but trainees receive accommodation, food, travel and a modest allowance during their placement.

More information here – including how to apply and full job description:


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