Opportunities & events

We offer lots of opportunities and events as part of our Furnace programme to help locally-rooted artists develop their career and projects.

The best way to find out about the current crop of opportunities and events for artists at the Playhouse, and to get exclusive previews of what’s coming up, is to sign up to our Furnace newsletter.

You will find free workshops below and on our What’s on pages.

Jobs and paid opportunities on our Vacancies page.

And regular updates about exciting opportunities and events right here.



Children & young people
Youth Theatre: Play in a Week

2 Apr 2024

If you want to get involved in theatre, Play in a Week is a week-long Easter course for ages 8-13 that will culminate in a performance.

Current opportunities

Yorkshire Disabled Creatives

Every two months

The sessions will be a mixture of professional development, industry talks from established disabled creatives, and an opportunity to connect with other local theatre makers.


    Arts Council
  • Leeds City Council
  • LTB Foundation
  • Principal Partner

    Caddick Group
  • Principal Access Partner

    Irwin Mitchell