Work for us
It’s a cliché but it definitely applies: The Fringe is an experience like no other! We produce the widest programme at the largest arts festival in the world and as part of our team, you’ll get to help us transform empty buildings into thriving, bustling Fringe spaces.
Our spaces have become widely recognised as the home of award-winning theatre and new work at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. We host the most diverse programme at the Festival, offering an array of new writing, theatre, dance, music, children’s and family shows, comedy, drama, sketch, cabaret, opera, acapella, exhibitions, events and stand-up comedy shows. Our passion is relentless and our expertise extensive.
Our team make this possible. What started as a small group of friends in a church hall back in 1995 is now a monster effort spread across multiple sites in central Edinburgh yet we still pride ourselves in offering the quality of service and attention to detail that came with the small scale operation - our customers, whether theatre companies or members of the public - know they’ll be looked after in our venues.2021 is a special year as we attempt to stage a recovery Festival. We are running significantly fewer, simpler venues but nevertheless our venue teams will still be critical to the enjoyment of our performing companies and their audiences.
We'll be taking the sorts of measures you'd expect in a Covid-safe world. We hope the restrictions are removed come the Festival but we still expect to bubble our staff, wear masks while indoors and have hand sanitiser everywhere. It is a cautious approach but one we feel is still necessary for the Festival this year. We can't therefore offer you the opportunity to meet dozens of other staff, to join in with our venue socialising, to shake hands with all the companies coming through our doors.. Everything will be at a smaller scale: Your venue teams will be roughly 10 people and you'll meet maybe a dozen companies. It will still be busy, fun, and you'll be helping the spirit of the Fringe recover!
People who have worked for us have gone on to major roles in the industry, from cruise ships to Glastonbury, Scottish Opera and the National Theatre Wales to the West End, from working for hire companies to national broadcasters, schools to regional theatres - even the United Nations! The Festival provides valuable experience that you can take with you in your future career.
The experience is unrivalled, incredibly unique and hugely rewarding - and we’re proud that many come back to be part of our Fringe family year after year.
We very much look forward to hearing from you.