Jobs & Placements


About the company

Greenwich & Lewisham Young People’s Theatre (GLYPT) has an established reputation, built over 45 years, as a leading creator of accessible and innovative participatory and performance work for young people.

GLYPT runs an extensive participatory programme including 18 weekly workshops in drama, dance and radio, for ages 2-25. GLYPT also delivers participatory education and outreach projects, and produces professional theatre touring schools and at its venue, The Tramshed in Woolwich.



Front of House /Usher Volunteers

We are looking for people to assist The Tramshed team to run efficient Front of House services for our shows and events. We are currently looking for a team of enthusiastic people to help us with our 2018/2019 theatre season.

If you are interested please download the Application Pack HERE, read, complete and email it back to us.

Theatre Practitioners

We are currently looking to recruit a Lead Tutor for our Middle Youth Theatre in Greenwich, as well as a Senior Youth Theatre Director, also in Greenwich.

Please find the job description application form and equal opportunities monitoring form to the right of this page. Please e-mail completed applications to by no later than noon on Monday 7th January.

Participation Volunteers

We are looking for people to assist on our Participation Programme. This could be our Youth Theatres in Greenwich and Lewisham, or our supportive programmes: Shout, Reach, and Whatever Makes You Happy.

Please find our volunteer pack, application form, and equal opportunities monitoring form to the right of this page. Please email completed applications back to

Trustees and Development Board Members

With its ongoing capital project for the refurbishment of the Tramshed (our base). GLYPT are looking for new Development Board Members and Trustees. We are particularly looking for legal expertise, finance and project management particularly within a capitol development project framework.

We are interested in both new trustees for a longer term commitment to the company Board but also members to join the development for an 18 month period to support the realisation and delivery of our capital refurbishment of the Woolwich Tramshed.

For further information please contact Jeremy the CEO –


University/ College Placements and Internships

GLYPT offer University and/or College Placements and Internships throughout the calendar year, and cover a range of roles and experience which may include administration, workshop facilitation/stage management practice, marketing, or assistant directing.

If you are interested in a Work Placement or an Internship, please request an application form at 

UPDATE: All of our placements for the 18/19 academic year have been filled. Please check back in September 2019 for more opportunities to engage with us as a placement.


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