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The Christina Smith Designer Bursary

Posted 15 Jul 2023 by Joe Duggan

We're looking for an early-career Assistant Set Designer and Assistant Costume Designer to train alongside our NYT REP Company in its 10th anniversary year, in two new roles supported by The Christina Smith Designer Bursary. Read more about the 10th anniversary of the NYT REP Company.

Assistant Set Designer

The role of the Assistant Set Designer is a new training opportunity for a developing designer, looking to widen their professional experience, supported by Michael Vale, an industry professional. Michael will offer bespoke training sessions and mentorship throughout the REP programme. Additional experience via the NYT would include being part of the design team for the Annual Fundraising Gala, taking place at the start of March 2023.

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Bursary: £4000
Deadline: 10am, Wednesday 9th November 2022

Assistant Costume Designer

The role of the Assistant Costume Designer is a training opportunity for a developing designer,looking to widen their professional experience, supported by Michael Vale, an industry professional. Michael will offer bespoke training sessions and mentorship throughout the REP Training programme. Additional experience via the NYT would include being part of the design team for the Annual Fundraising Gala, taking place at the start of March 2023.

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Bursary: £4000
Deadline: 10am, Wednesday 9th November 2022

How to apply

To apply for either role please send a portfolio or CV and a covering letter or voice note detailing your suitability for the role to erin.thorpe@nyt.org.uk - Erin Thorpe, Production and Casting Assistant

Please also fill in and submit the following Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

We're grateful to the support of The Christina Smith Foundation of these opportunities. 

Photo by Ali Wright of Animal Farm designed by Jasmine Swan.