We’re Hiring


We’re looking for a passionate, Leicestershire-based acting practitioner to teach and inspire our 8-12 and 12-16 groups at our Barkby venue on Saturdays 10:00-14:00. Rate of pay is £25 per hour.

We are looking for someone to lead our weekly workshops and direct projects with our young actors. The role is initially for maternity cover, starting in early 2023, but has the potential to expand beyond that. The ideal candidate will have a background in acting and experience working with young people between the ages of 8 and 16.

A DBS is required and being able to drive is preferable due to the location of the venue.

Please send a cover letter and CV to

Urban Young Actors provide weekly acting classes for young people aged 8-21 in Leicester. As well as regular workshops, we frequently run large-scale projects for our members. Past opportunities have included staged productions, short films, festivals, competitions and a feature film that premiered at the Odeon cinema. Learn more…

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Become a Creative Director

We are always on the lookout for passionate, inspirational individuals to become creative directors at Urban and join our family. We’re looking for creatives who can inspire the next generation and have one or more of the following: industry experience, drama school training or equivalent, modern rehearsal techniques, a passion for working with young people.

The creative directors we work with teach our regular workshops as well as have the opportunity to direct a variety of projects from short films to full-scale stage productions.

To find out about our latest opportunities, please email your CV to

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