Through our trainee producer placements, we offer unique hands-on training and development opportunity for outstanding entrepreneurial individuals to grow in the industry. 


Since 2006 Stage One have facilitated:

  • 112 paid placements in West End commercial producing offices to 79 producers
  • 26 paid placements in Regional houses (launched 2013)

75% of participants in the placement scheme are still actively working in the theatre industry.

Applications to undertake a 2024-25 placements have now closed. 


“The placement scheme has been an invaluable experience, having a mentor and the support of Stage One have given me the confidence to ask the questions I would not have and accelerate my learning.

I have had the opportunity to work on one of the West End’s biggest musicals and have now accepted a permanent position.”


Daisy Lee
London Placement Participant 2019/20

Some of the offices & venues we have partnered with:

  • HOME Manchester
  • Kenny Wax Ltd.
  • Liverpool & Everyman Playhouse
  • Playful Productions

Should I apply for
London or National?