Freelancers

Freelancers

Freelancers are a vital part of our industry, and of the work we do at Stratford East. On this page you can read about how each department works with freelancers and how those roles will be advertised. If you have any general recruitment enquiries then please email recruitment@stratfordeast.com 


Artistic
We programme 5-7 productions a year on our stage, made up of a mixture of classic plays, revivals and new work. We sometime also run smaller projects. We don't accept unsolicited scripts, as our ability to programme new work is limited, but we do occasionally run call-outs for new projects.

Any call-outs will be on the Vacancies page of our website, along with adverts for any vacant roles in our creative teams.


Production
In the production department we rely on freelancers for the majority of our show-related roles. This includes Technicians, Sound Engineers, Electricians, Costume-Makers, Dressers, Follow-Spot Operators, Stage Crew, Carpenters, Video Engineers, Stage Management, Production Management and Scenic Artists. These freelancers can be employed for a day, or on a fixed-term contract.

To join our list of staff available for casual work please send your CV and a short covering note to production@stratfordeast.com 


Learning & Production
We work with freelancers to deliver and project manage our programmes.  The work ranges from longer term programmes such as our youth theatres, shorter interventions such as holiday and schools' programmes and one-off items such as masterclasses and insight days.  We work with creatives such as Directors, Writers, Movement Specialists and Designers, as well as those who work in backstage disciplines. We also work with freelancers with project management skills.  Our work focuses on four key areas: young people, schools, communities and emerging artists.  We accept CVs throughout the year and will post upcoming opportunities on the Vacancies page of our website. 

To contact the L&P department please email getinvolved@stratfordeast.com 

Marketing and Box Office
The marketing team work with freelancers on a number of different projects. These can be one-offs (such as photographing an event) or repeated (such as providing BSL-interpretation of talks and performances). Any vacancies will be advertised on our website, but we are happy to receive CVs and short covering notes from providers all year round.

The kind of providers we work with are Hand to hand/promotions team, access performance providers (BSL, captioning, audio description), videographers, photographers, hair and make-up artists, illustrators and animators.

To contact the marketing department please email marketing@stratfordeast.com

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