Technical Apprentice

Technical Apprentice

Do you want to train to be a technician at Dance City?

We have an exciting new opportunity  to join our team as a Technical Apprentice. Dance City is looking for applicants to undertake a Creative Venue Technician Apprenticeship Level 3.

This is a 30 month post where you will work closely with the technical manager and other team members in all aspects of the operation and maintenance of Dance City’s performance spaces, studios, event areas and facilities.

Experience and training will be provided on everything from rigging lights to setting up and operating the sound systems, maintaining the dance floors to creative lighting design.

Additional off site learning will be at the Sage Gateshead, the regional training provider for Creative Apprenticeships.

Previous apprentices have gone on to full time, and even freelance technical positions.

Please see the links below for the job description.

There will be an opportunity to see the facilities, meet some of the team and ask questions at Dance City on the 15th July. Please express your interest in this by emailing, further information will be returned once the format has been finalised.

When you are ready to apply please download, complete and return the application form and monitoring form. CVs will not be accepted.


40 hrs per week

Starting Salary £8,736. Reviewed after 12 months and will be subject to the minimum wage.

Deadline: 11:00 on the 25th July.

Invitations to interview will be sent on the 29th July.

Interviews will take place on the 1st August.


Full Job Description.

Application Form. 

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form


Dance City is expecting a lot of enquires and applications for this post. Please be aware that it’s possible that some correspondence may not be replied to. Dance City will not contact you to inform you that you have not been invited to interview.