Over To You: Mentoring & Training Placements

Various dates between Mon 5 - Sun 25 Sep, 2022
Pair up with industry professionals to gain experience in a range of backstage roles for the Over To You event.

Derby CAN, led by Derby Theatre and other cultural partners, is looking for local performers and people who would like to be involved in Over to You, an exciting, brand-new show that will be performed in a big top tent in the beautiful surroundings of Markeaton Park in September.

Who is this for?

  • Anyone who lives in Derby and the surrounding areas – within a 5-mile radius of the city
  • For people aged 18 or over (no upper age limit)
  • Have you ever thought about what a producer does?
  • Do you want to learn how lighting and sound in a big top tent works?
  • Are you interested in learning about how a festival happens?

What will I do?

We are looking to pair you up with one of Revel Puck’s highly-skilled professionals in which you will gain experience in one of a variety of roles, including:

  • Producer
  • Production Management
  • Catering Assistant
  • Event Crew
  • Front of House (Ushering)
  • Stage Manager
  • Lighting and Sound Technician
  • Artistic Direction

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Get In Touch

Delivered by Derby CAN


Derby Theatre & Markeaton Park


Time: Various
Age guidance: 18+


All Places: FREE


You will need to be available on various dates and times between w/c Monday 5 – Saturday 10 September and between Monday 12 – Sunday 25 September.

Exact times to be confirmed.

  • Download and complete the application form and email it to derbycan@derby.ac.uk with Over to You Mentoring and Training Placements in the subject line.
  • You can also send an audio or video application, including an application in British Sign Language. Please attach the files in an mp4 format, ensuring that they are no higher than 10MB, and send them to derbycan@derby.ac.uk via a wetransfer link
  • Call in at the Derby Theatre Box Office to fill in an application form.
  • To find out more send us a message on social media @derby_can (Twitter or Instagram) and we can tell you more!

Monday 15 August 2022, by 12pm

We will let you know if we can offer you a place by Friday 19 August.

All levels of experience are welcome to apply.

This might be something brand-new you are interested in learning about, or you might be looking for something to put on your CV.

We welcome applications from anyone aged 18+ who lives in Derby and the surrounding areas – within a 5-mile radius of the city.

We actively and positively encourage all ethnicities, abilities, and anyone with any access needs to apply.