about 2 years ago
Chickenshed is a theatre company based in Southgate, North London, and with a branch in Kensington and Chelsea. The company’s vision is a society that enables everyone to flourish, and Chickenshed’s mission is to create entertaining and outstanding theatre that celebrates diversity and inspires positive change.
For over 40 years Chickenshed has pioneered an inclusive performance methodology. As well as offering over 250 performances per year at our purpose-built theatre, Chickenshed is also an educational establishment delivering Level 3 and Undergraduate courses. With huge Children’s Theatre and Youth Theatre membership schemes for 5 – 21 year olds and an ongoing programme of outreach projects working with some of the hardest to reach communities, Chickenshed is truly ‘Theatre Changing Lives’.
What does the role involve?
This is an on-going role which has no definitive end for someone who wishes to take this on as a project.
Chickenshed runs performing arts courses and we require new photographs on a rolling basis for course promotion in print and online. A stock of new photographs is also required for the website.
We need someone to come to the theatre on a regular basis to photograph our students in workshop sessions, lessons and rehearsals. We also need photographs of our performance and learning spaces.
This role will suit someone who is studying photography and wishes to build up an impressive portfolio.
What support will I be given?
The Education admin team will be the first point of contact and will offer guidance and support.
Also, Jenny Kettleton (Volunteer Co-ordinator) and the HR team will be on hand to ensure your experience at Chickenshed is a happy and successful one.
What benefits can I expect to gain from the experience?
- Opportunity to support the work of a professional theatre
- Opportunity to develop a personal portfolio associated with a renowned theatre company
- Opportunity to work on your own initiative
- A reference if required
What skills or experience do I need?
- Excellent photographic and computer skills
- A wiliness to listen and respond accordingly
- Integrity and ability to respect confidentiality
- A willingness to embrace the inclusive ethos of Chickenshed
Please contact Jenny Kettleton (Volunteer Co-ordinator) at JennyK@chickenshed.org.uk for an application form
We value diversity at TPP and welcome applications from all sections of the community.