Careers & Networking


Each of the various areas of technical theatre has an association dedicated to supporting practitioners of the craft. Most have student membership rates, and are excellent ways to learn about the craft and to meet like-minded folk. 





The TheatreCraft event was launched in 2003 and takes place annually in London in November.  
(Please note – the event is not directly linked to us here at, but we decided to spread the word about this great opportunity to find out more about working in the theatre industry). 

The next event is on Friday 3rd November 2017, from 10am at the Waldorf Hilton Hotel in London .

It’s free and is open to anyone aged 16-25.

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ABTT Theatre Show, London

The ABTT Show usually takes place in June each year, at Alexandra Palace in London

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PLASA (Professional Lighting and Sound Association)

Takes place at Olympia in London, in September each year.

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Takes place every four years at a different venue each year around the world, focussed on the discipline of lighting design for entertainment. 

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