Why work for us?
The Court Theatre is New Zealand’s largest theatre company and the only performing arts organisation in the country to produce all aspects of each production in-house. We produce theatre which aims to provoke stirring reactions through great theatre experiences that question and celebrate our humanity. We strive for excellence and integrity in the work we produce and are committed to providing an environment that fosters creativity and opportunity for our staff.
The company regularly wins accolades and is often referred to as the most successful performing arts organisation in New Zealand. It provides a thriving, vibrant, challenging and stimulating environment in which to work.
To provoke stirring reactions through great theatre experiences that question and celebrate our humanity.
We are a theatre company. We are a creative whanau. We create work that celebrates and questions our humanity. We are united and innovative.
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We are a company that works fiercely and bravely knowing that creative reward requires risk. We are not afraid to push into the unknown.
We are a company that is dedicated to serving the show, knowing that this is the best way to serve our audience.
We are a company that finds joy in the work it makes, in working with each other and in affecting our audiences. We know we are at our best when we are playful.
We are a company that is comfortable with the leadership role it plays, as a tastemaker, as a nurturing force and as a totara in the national industry.
Casual Bar Staff
The Court Theatre seeks to employ bar staff on a casual basis to provide friendly, efficient service to patrons and guests attending shows and functions at The Court Theatre. A bar licence and/or duty manager licence is preferable.
If you would like to apply for this exciting position, please send your CV and cover letter to Susan Rendall at email@example.com.
Casual Production Staff
The Court Theatre seeks casual staff for occasional work at the theatre.
The Court is looking to increase its pool of contacts of:
- Costume makers
If you have these skills, live in Christchurch and are interested in working with one of New Zealand’s leading arts organisations, please send your brief CV as well as any relevant qualifications/accreditations to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that this is not a permanent/fixed hour role, but an opportunity to be added to The Court’s database of workers. People expressing interest may be contacted show by show/as needed; rates and hours by mutual agreement.
Opportunities for Artists
Whether you're a designer, artist, creator or maker, we want to hear from you!
To send your expression of interest to work at The Court, email email@example.com with your name, contact information and portfolio and/or website link.
We can't wait to hear from you!