Like many arts organisations we achieve huge things with a small core team. Our headquarters is a busy hub of activity with our workforce expanding to upwards of 20 people when projects are in full swing. Working for Arena, you can expect great conversations about art and ideas, the opportunity to grow professionally and expand your networks, and a friendly and flexible working environment. Available positions are listed below.

Production Manager – Full Time

We are looking for a superstar Production Manager to join the team full time for a very busy year in 2021 and beyond! If you have experience managing the production elements for new and touring work, then please apply. On tour, you will operate lighting and audio, so you must be experienced with lighting and audio programming and operation. The role is full time and Bendigo-based with an average of 15 weeks touring each year.


Applications close 20 January 2021.

To apply please email your cover letter and CV to info@arenatheatre.com.au.

Arena Theatre is an Equal Opportunity Employer, who is committed to creating a diverse working environment. As such, we strongly welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds. If you require this application in a different format, or would like to submit your application in a different format, please contact us at either info@arenatheatre.com.au or 03 5463 5160.

Bendigo artists – We want to hear from you!

Arena moved to Bendigo in 2018 and we are committed to working with local artists from Bendigo and the surrounding region.

We invite expressions of interest from performers, writers, production designers, lighting designers, sound designers, composers, digital artists, production managers, stage managers, set builders, costume makers, photographers and school workshop facilitators who would enjoy working with us.


We don’t hold open auditions but do keep CVs and headshots sent to us on file. If you’d like to work with Arena as a performer, please consider inviting Arena to  productions you are performing in – your work is the best means of showcasing your skills to us.


When possible Arena takes on volunteers to assist on our productions and be involved in the ongoing work of the company. Volunteers can gain experience in arts administration, event planning, marketing, creative development and website management. Volunteers are supported and encouraged to learn new skills, develop industry contacts and have fun.

For more information on upcoming volunteer opportunities, please get in touch: info@arenatheatre.com.au