Published on November 13, 2014
Forget about Broadway in New York, London has become the global hub for theatre representing some of the highest quality theatre in the world! London offers world-famous musicals, West End shows and plays. From pantomimes to dramas this dynamic city is by far the best place for an international internship in Theatre. The West End has been the heart of this famous city for more than two centuries. It is the centre of the capital's glamour, style and sophistication and it is often the first place to visit for both Londoners and tourists. From Shakespeare to Andrew Lloyd Webber, London is without a doubt the heart and soul of theatre.
The iconic central London streets will fill you with inspiration for your theatre internship. Talk a walk along Drury Lane, Shaftesbury Avenue and The Strand and take in the gorgeous surroundings of historic and modern theaters. Leicester Square Theatre, the London Palladium, Her Majesty’s Theatre, Southwark Playhouse and the Royal National Theatre are just a number of the famous venues that help make London’s entertainment scene so well known.
The array of performances that have been held at these famous venues is unimaginable. The longest ever-running musical in West End history is Les Miserables. This world famous musical is now in its 29th year of production after originally opening at the Palace Theatre. Other unmissable productions include Mamma Mia, The Lion King, Billy Elliot, Oliver and We Will Rock You.
For Interns currently in London, here’s a few to go see right now!
Wicked at the Apollo Theatre
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane
War Horse at the New London Theatre
The Woman in Black at Fortune Theatre – For those brave enough!
So how can you get theatre internships in London?
The Intern Group provides top quality theatre internships in London for undergraduates, postgraduates and anyone in between! Discover the magic of London’s West End and apply now. Whether you’re looking for a summer theatre internship or for work experience over the Christmas break, The Intern Group offers placements all year round so that everyone can enjoy the legendary West End.