Art Department Opportunities

Calling all painters and art students, Giffords Circus Art Department needs you!

Short-term work shadowing opportunities at Giffords Circus (April - May 2018) The Art Department at Giffords Circus is looking for volunteers to work at our Gloucestershire site on set building, painting, and prop-making for our 2018 show ‘My Beautiful Circus’. You will shadow our Head of Art through her day to day activities and perform basic general tasks under supervision. Work will include; prop making, decorative painting, signwriting, textile embellishments and carpentry.

Applicants must have strong painting and textile skills and a keen eye for detail. Ideal opportunity for an art graduate or current student looking to gain work experience in theatre/show set design and prop construction. An interest and aptitude for signwriting and decorative painting very desirable. Possible opportunities to work with and learn from experienced signwriters.

Positions available from beginning of April to mid-May 2018. Own transport and being local to the area (Stroud) would be beneficial. Successful intern candidates will be provided with meals when on site and have their travel expenses reimbursed. If you are interested please send your CV and some examples of your work with details of dates you could be available to louisa@giffordscircus.com Closing date 16th February.