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Leeds Playhouse

Leeds Playhouse

We’re really pleased to be continuing our work on the Burberry Inspire project with Leeds Playhouse.  So far this year, Playhouse staff have been into school to work with the Dance, Drama and Music departments on an exciting Wizard of Oz performance! They’ve also developed oracy skills in the English department.

This half term they are working with the History department and the Royal Armouries on history re-enactment!  In December and January we had the exciting opportunity to visit the playhouse with all of Year 7, 8 and 9.  We turned it into a work place visit by finding out about all of the different jobs and careers which are available in a theatre.

Check out the list we have come up with so far:

  • Theatre attendant
  • Actor/Actress
  • Theatre manager
  • Stage Director
  • Theatre youth and community worker
  • Box office manager
  • Arts administrator
  • Set worker
  • Set designer and artist
  • Prop maker
  • Choreographer
  • Music director and musicians
  • Music composer and conductor
  • Wardrobe assistant and manager
  • Front of house assistant
  • Lighting technician and director
  • Sound engineer and director
  • Stage hand
  • Costume designer
  • Make-up artist
  • Special effects technician and director
  • Producer
  • Puppeteer
  • Housekeeper
  • Door attendant and ushers