Each year we are able to offer a limited number of placements for backstage secondments in the areas of Stage Management, Lighting, Sound, Wardrobe and as Directors Assistants. Priority is given to applicants that have formalised training and experience in these fields.
A secondment is an unpaid placement within the Company for a student who is studying at a tertiary institution and needs to gain experience in their chosen field of study. It can be a placement anywhere from a week to 6 weeks depending on the department the student is attached to. These placements are not available for people wanting to gain general experience in the industry outside of a tertiary education.
Secondments are generally organised through professional training institutions. Approach your course coordinator, and ask them to contact our Production Administrator, Alyson Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org
MTC does not currently offer apprenticeships in any areas. Work Experience placements are only available for secondary school students. You can learn more about Work Experience here.
Women in Theatre Program
This program will provide leadership training, practical career advice and coaching.
Assistant Directors Program
MTC provides the opportunity for emerging or mid-career artists to work on an MTC mainstage production.
MTC Artist Nights
CAAP Directors Initiative
The CAAP Directors Initiative offers a tailored training program over two years for selected participants.
Opportunities for writers
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Actors and Auditions
Information for actors and their agents about our casting and audition processes.
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