There is always plenty to do in the world of Loughrea Youth Theatre, from website construction to set construction!  We are always happy to hear from anyone who is eager to help, whether you are a current LYT student, ex-student, parent of a student or simply interested in the theatre.

Please contact us if you are:

Qualified in a relevant area and looking for valuable work experience

Unqualified but a willing worker, just looking to help out

Transition Year student seeking a work experience placement

Obviously there is a lot of work to be done around production time but throughout the year, many jobs that are unseen need to be attended to.

If you would like the opportunity to get involved in any of the following areas, please contact Paula on (086) 835 8971.

Class work in LYT Studio

Teacher’s assistants

Supervisors to help students with special needs

Choreography and dance rehearsals

Vocal tuition and rehearsals

Theatre games delivery

Production Preparatory work

Costume designing, making and ironing

Sourcing and gathering props

Making props and set pieces

Administrative work

Website construction and maintenance

Promotional advertising


Theatre work

Supervising junior students

Supervising students with special needs

Set design and construction

Set design and painting

Stage crew

Lighting design and operators

Radio mic fitters

Hair and make-up

Front of House and programme sales

Cleaning dressing rooms and kitchen areas

Making tea


Each production has a live orchestra made up of some professional musicians and as many student musicians as possible.  Each production will require a specific group of musicians.  Please contact Philip on (086) 382 7384 if you would like to be involved in the next LYT Orchestra!