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The Northcott is all about people – our staff, our trustees, our volunteers, our industry colleagues, our community partners – working together to make extraordinary cultural events happen. That’s why we put people at the centre of everything we do, and strive to be inclusive, compassionate, and respectful at all times. We ask that you do too.

WE COMMIT TO

… providing an open welcome for all
A comfortable, respectful, safe space for us to work together

… listen and learn so that we can be our best
We’ll learn from your knowledge, skills and experience and actively seek feedback

… supporting you to be your best
We’ll share our knowledge, skills and experience in a positive, helpful working environment

… always strive for better
We’ll actively listen to find out the change people want to see, and work together to make it happen

… challenge ourselves and others
We’ll challenge behaviour that doesn’t align with our values, and encourage others to speak up if something doesn’t feel right

Let’s imagine …

A place transformed by culture

People coming together

Sharing different stories & traditions

Imagining the change we want to make

Unleashing our creative potential

Current Opportunities

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Student Trustee

We are looking for a current University of Exeter student to sit as a Trustee on our Board. This is a fantastic opportunity to enhance your university experience, and engage with the local arts community at a strategic, and senior level.

As a Trustee you will have the same responsibilities as other Board Members, giving you real-life, hands-on experience in setting and supporting the strategic direction of an arts organisation.

This is a formal voluntary (i.e. unpaid) position that carries legal responsibilities which will provide invaluable experience and an insight into all aspects of the operation of an arts charity.

Deadline for applications: Friday 31 May, 5pm.

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Open Audition Call-Out

Exeter Northcott Theatre will be holding open auditions for voluntary local performers to form a community ensemble, as part of our world premiere production of Sarah Dickenson’s play The Commotion Time. Auditionees who have an interest in singing will also be offered the chance to sing at the same audition if they wish to also be considered for the show’s choir.

Auditioning performers must be aged 18 or over on 1 July 2024 to take part in this production.

Deadline for applications: Thursday 30 May, 5pm
Production and performance period: 15 – 23 October 2024

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The Commotion Time artwork: A young woman wearing historical clothing (white shirt under a yellow dress) is seen from neck to waist. In her outstretched hands she holds a miniature Gildhouse, set atop a mound of grassy earth. The earth falls through her fingers. Text reads: 'The Commotion Time', 'The Western Rising and Siege of Exeter: It Takes a Village to raise an Army', 'Made by Exeter Northcott Theatre'.
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Open Call-Out: Sound Designer

We are seeking a talented and enthusiastic Sound Designer, based in the South West of the UK, for the biggest show of the Northcott calendar: our pantomime Cinderella, a co-production between Exeter Northcott and Le Navet Bete.

Rehearsals: 4 – 17 November
Fit-up and tech period: 18 – 27 November
Fee: £2,500, plus expenses
Deadline for applications: Friday 31 May, 5pm

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Open Call-Out: Lighting Designer

We are seeking a talented and enthusiastic Lighting Designer, based in the South West of the UK, for the biggest show of the Northcott calendar: our pantomime Cinderella, a co-production between Exeter Northcott and Le Navet Bete.

Rehearsals: 4 – 17 November
Fit-up and tech period: 18 – 27 November
Fee: £3,000, plus expenses
Deadline for applications: Friday 31 May, 5pm

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A woman, wearing an Exeter Northcott Theatre-branded black t-shirt, laughs with a visitor.
Photo by Ralph Whitehead

Volunteer

Volunteers are a vital part of the Northcott team, whether they’re helping us look after audiences at the theatre Front of House or getting involved in specific projects and initiatives.

We are lucky to have a fantastic front of house volunteer team who work alongside us to greet our customers and make sure they have the best experience. We actively recruit for volunteers at different points throughout the year – we’re not actively recruiting now, but to register your interest for when we are, please contact [email protected].

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