Each work experience placement will include an insight into several departments with the organisation including Front of House, Technical, Marketing, Development and Creative Teams. Successful applicants will be set creative tasks and will have the opportunity to speak to staff about careers in dance and the arts. This is an office-based role and is recommended to those who are interested in finding out about what it means to “make dance happen”.

Please note that the deadline for applications for work experience in 2019 has passed. We will not be accepting any more applications for work experience in 2019. Applications for work experience in 2020 will be accepted from October 2019 when application forms will be available.


For the first time, DanceEast is offering technical work experience for students who wish to learn more about lighting, sound and stage management. Applicants for technical work experience must be aged 16+ and interested in concentrating on technical theatre work.

Please fill in the Technical work experience form and send by email to work.experience@danceeast.co.uk


DanceEast also accepts requests for work placements from undergraduate and post-graduate students, aged 18 and over. Applications are considered throughout the year.

DanceEast requires a formal letter of application for work placements from undergraduate and post-graduate applicants.

Please include the following in your formal letter:

Please send your letter of application to: work.experience@danceeast.co.uk with ‘Request for work placement’ in the subject line.

Good luck!


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