We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

  • Stage Manager / DSM

    Applicants to apply before Thursday 14th February, 5pm

    Mind the Gap, in collaboration with Walk the Plank, is seeking an experienced Stage Manager / DSM to be an integral part of the delivery team, for an hour-long, large scale, outdoor spectacle: ‘ZARA’.

    The Stage Manager will work to support the director, creative team and artists, to prepare and rehearse this major outdoor theatre work, featuring large-scale puppetry, music, projection, and 100 strong community cast alongside Mind the Gap’s core performance company.

    Mind the Gap is one of Europe’s leading learning disability theatre companies, and is based in Bradford, West Yorkshire.

    ZARA is a co-production with Walk the Plank, funded through Arts Council England Ambition for Excellence and others.

    The contract covers 10 Weeks: 4th of March 2019 to 13 May, with a 1-week break w/c 22 April.

    Events Dates: ZARA will take place in Halifax w/c 15 April and London w/c 6 May 2019.

    It is essential that applicants are available for both full events weeks. Please note this period includes the Easter weekend, 19 April – 21 April.

    Bradford (base): MTG Studios – cast rehearsals
    Leeds: Warehouse – production rehearsals
    Halifax: Piece Hall – Event North
    Southwark: Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park – Event South

    Weekly buyout fee of £584, total £5840

    This is a freelance position; the post holder is responsible for their own national insurance and tax payments.

    To Apply:
    To make an application, please send the following to Lisa Mallaghan, Senior Producer:

    • Covering letter, referring to the essential skills & experience required
    • A CV (maximum 4 pages)
    • Examples of your work / projects you have worked on
    • Completed Equalities Monitoring Form (optional).

    Applications will be accepted in alternative formats, e.g. video or audio.

    Completed applications should be sent to:

    Lisa Mallaghan:

    Application Deadline: Thursday 14th February, 5pm

    Interviews: Tuesday 19th February.

    Please indicate on your cover letter if you are unable to make this interview date.

    If you have any questions or wish to discuss the role, you can call Lisa at Mind the Gap on 01274 487390.

    Download a full job description here…

  • Volunteering at Mind the Gap

    Applicants to apply before Ongoing

    We always welcome volunteers and placements at Mind the Gap. If you would like to give some of your time to us, whilst gaining experience with England’s largest learning-disabled theatre company, click here!