Current opportunities are advertised below.

NEXT STAGE Writers-in-Residence

Applications are now open for the 2019 intake of resident writers as part of MTC’s NEXT STAGE Program.

Three new participants will be selected for the program, taking up residency with MTC in August for an initial 12 month period, with the possibility of extending into a second and third year.

MTC’s NEXT STAGE writer-in-residence placements are opportunities for writers who have a background in playwriting, demonstrate skill and ambition, and would benefit from specific experience of writing for a major theatre company.

Writers are provided with an annual stipend, a workspace at MTC HQ, dramaturgical support from MTC’s artistic team as well as the chance to gain insight into programming, directorial, creative and casting process of a major theatre company.

Please click here to view further details regarding the residencies and the application process

Applications should be sent to by 5pm, Monday 17 June 2019.


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Opportunities for students

To learn more about Work Experience opportunities at MTC, the First Peoples Young Artists Program, and becoming an MTC Ambassador visit our Education page.

Opportunities for artists

To learn more about auditions, secondments, and other opportunities for artists and creatives, visit our Artists Access section.

Equal Employment Opportunity

MTC is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing a safe working environment. We embrace and value diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Diversity includes all the ways in which employees differ, and the valuable contribution that all of these differences bring to the Company. MTC encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural backgrounds and people with disabilities. It is our policy to consider reasonable adjustments for qualified applicants with disabilities. If you require advice and support during the recruitment process, please contact us on or (03) 8688 0900.