CALL OUT: Digital Producer Traineeship


We are looking for x3 theatre producers who are looking to upskill and produce Digital Projects in theatre. The program will run for 20 weeks from June – November 2024 where each trainee will be working closely with the Digital Mentor, Tuyet Van Huynh, and individually to produce digital projects for Tamasha.

The program consists of four key phases;

Phase 1 – consisting of two weeks each participant will get a detailed introduction to digital work and outline of the program. This will involve experiencing and critiquing audio work both traditional and binaural.

Phase 2 – consisting of 6 weeks each participant will be producing a Tamasha podcast for the ongoing series ‘Tell Dem.’ This phase encourages participants to able to critique as well as curate an engaging series and expand their producing skills in audio work.

Phase 3 – consisting of 8 weeks each participant will be researching and developing their skillset in XR producing, using key case studies to critique as well as opportunities to experience a range of XR work. As a hands-on program each participant will be developing their own Digital labs from conception to mock delivery. This phase encourages participants to be able to critique, plan and expand their knowledge/experience in XR content as well as connecting with key industry creatives.

Phase 4 – consisting of four weeks each participant will be rounding down and will be looking at how to budget and fundraise for XR projects as well as having the opportunity to interview for the part time role of Digital Producer at Tamasha for the next two years as well as support in any other digital applications in the creative industry.

This program is designed to be hands on and equip trainees to better understand the mechanics of Digital Producing by practically making work with guidance. During the sessions with the Digital Mentor, you will learn the following but not limited to:

  • Produce audio work which also includes immersive elements as well as traditional podcasts
  • Develop and manage budgets for varying types of digital projects
  • Develop and structure varying types of digital projects
  • Learn and experience all about the XR world, which includes experiencing VR, 360, AR content to better understand the scope of producing a project involving XR technology and XR creatives. This is a key component in better understanding different forms of storytelling in XR and how they can impact Theatre Practitioners
  • Learn how to develop a digital R&D lab, which involves developing a budget, schedule and curating content as well as creatives
  • Research and develop all things Digital in Theatre. You will look at theatres such as The National Theatre, The Young Vic and RSC’s digital work in the last 5 years along with four key case XR case studies produced by the Digital Mentor
  • Learn to fundraise for digital projects
  • Expand your network and develop new relationships with creatives, partners and organisations working with Digital
  • Understand the reporting and evaluation process of digital projects

The trainees will also be required to work independently to produce work but will always have the Digital Mentor on hand for support.

By the end of the program each participant will be guided to actively apply for Digital Producing roles in the creative sector and will also have an opportunity to apply for the Digital Producer role at Tamasha to continue the work and develop more.


Tuyet Van Huynh has been digitally producing for the last 13 years in theatre, film and immersive film. Her career started at the National Theatre’s Immersive Storytelling Studio where she worked on award winning projects such as ‘fabulous’ and ‘Home: Aamir.’ Her extensive research and development work at the National includes working with creatives such as, award winning playwrights; Inua Ellams, Vinay Patel, Morgan Lloyd Malcolm and Jordan Tannahill.

For the last three years Tuyet has led on Tamasha’s Digital programs including; the ongoing audio immersive walking adventures ‘Ends & Tales’ in both Liverpool and Bristol, the ‘Tell Dem’ Podcast series 2 and the ‘Digital R&D labs’ in partnership with the National Theatre’s Immersive Storytelling Studio.

Tuyet has worked with creative XR companies such as East City Films, All Seeing Eye, Thoughtworks Arts and the National Film Board of Canada.

Independently she has worked internationally and produced the award winning XR film ‘Consensus Gentium’ that won the best XR project at SXSW Film Festival in 2023. A film that explores the implications of today’s AI technology.

Tuyet champions and seeks ways to elevate Global Majority voices in the UK, giving them space to explore, develop and present works through their lens.

She is currently producing the first Vietnamese Film Festival in the UK across venues in London, Liverpool and Birmingham which opens in May 2024.


  • Attending a weekly 2-hour session with the Digital Mentor either digitally or in-person over 20 weeks
  • Spending at least 5 hours per week individually over 20 weeks to complete digital producing tasks set by your mentor
  • Managing both internal and external communications for digital projects
  • Researching all things digital in theatre
  • Experiencing a wide range of digital projects/content/experiences across London
  • Engaging with group conversations about digital work in your mentoring sessions
  • Planning schedules and budgets
  • Fundraising and networking


  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience as a producer ideally gained in the performing arts sector. Candidates with comparable experience in other creative sectors or commercial / charitable experience will also be considered if they meet the kye requirements of the brief  
  • Experience of working with and engaging communities, especially those including Global Majority heritages or a strong interest to do so 
  • Excellent oral communication skills – confidence in dealing with people at all levels, demonstrating professionalism and diplomacy 
  • Strong organisational skills, and the ability to prioritise activities, focus on details and work to tight deadlines 
  • A key interest in developing skills as a digital producer is desired but not compulsory


The program will begin at the end of June until November 2024 with input sessions for mentoring and tasks to be decided on appointment. As this is a one-day-a-week over 20 weeks there is scope to be quite flexible with your existing commitments and schedule. However, the program is set to close by in November with the ambition to appoint a Digital Producer at Tamasha.  


  • The trainee Digital Producers will be paid a day rate of £120 each for 20 weeks.  
  • Each trainee is expected to work only 1 day a week (7 hours in total per week) over a period of 20 weeks which includes a weekly 2-hour session with the Mentor.  
  • Any tickets for plays, immersive experiences, exhibitions and/or installations will be covered by Tamasha.  


Please send your  

  1. CV  
  2. Covering letter, video (of up to two minutes maximum), or audio (one minute maximum) outlining how you meet the brief 
  3. Details of two recent referees 
  4. A completed equal opportunities and monitoring form

The deadline to apply is 30 May 2024. Interviews are likely to take place week beginning 3 June 2024 and will be held in person at Tamasha’s offices.  

Applications should be sent to Tuyet Van Huynh at Tamasha on  If you’d like to discuss the opportunity before applying, please email or call the Tamasha office on 020 7749 0090, and ask to speak to Tuyet 


There will be an opportunity for all potential applicants to join an online session with Tuyet to chat more about the programme and ask any questions. This session will be held on 14 May between 1pm-2pm. If you would like to attend please contact and the ZOOM link will be sent to you for to join.  

Given the nature of Tamasha’s mission of championing the work of artists, makers and producers Global Majority heritages, we are particularly keen to hear from those who identify as being from the Global Majority.  

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