Work Experience

Work Experience

Thank you to all students who applied for Bell Shakespeare’s inaugural Work Experience programme. We were overwhelmed with the passion and ideas of all applicants, making for a truly inspiring and difficult decision-making process.

Congratulations to the 12 students who will be joining us at Bell Shakespeare HQ from 6 – 10 November:

Maria Alkhouri
, O’Connor Catholic College, Armidale NSW
Caitlin Baker, Karabar High School NSW
Brad Chapman, McAuley Catholic College, Grafton NSW
Lewis Defina, St Andrew’s Cathedral School NSW
Amelia Farrell, Mount St Benedict College NSW
Courtney Keenan, Hawker College ACT
Sabine Jorgensen, Albury High School NSW
Liam Olorenshaw, Kelvin Grove State College QLD
Callista Sheridan, Glen Innes High School NSW
Saskia Smith, Hastings Secondary College, Port Macquarie NSW
Ruby Risson, Horsham College VIC
Mabel Windred-Wornes, Collingwood College VIC

We look forward to a wonderful week of learning, sharing, inspiration and new ideas.

Up to twelve students from around Australia will be selected to join us at Bell Shakespeare HQ in Sydney for one incredible week. Learn about all the facets of a working theatre company including production, casting, design, rehearsals, marketing, box office, fundraising, education, finance and administration.

Meet Bell Shakespeare staff and creatives, develop new ideas and share them with us! A wonderful opportunity for students to connect with the rarely seen side of theatre making.

Entry is by application. Students must read the information pack, and then complete and submit an application form and Statement of Intent. Applications close Friday 30 June 2017.

Download the Work Experience information pack.

Download the Work Experience application form.


  1. Applications open: 2 May 2017
  2. Application close: Friday 30 June 2017
  3. Successful students announced: 20 July 2017
  4. Work Experience week: Monday 6 – Friday 10 November 2017

Work Experience





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