Arena Theatre seeks Youth Advisory Board Members

Love your city? Have a passion for making change? Applications to join the Arena Theatre’s Youth Advisory Board are now open.


If you’re aged from 16 to 25 years old and possess a strong desire to make a difference to the performing arts provision in Wolverhampton for young people, then the Arena Theatre’s Youth Advisory Board is for you!


What will I get from taking part?

  • Have your say in long-term strategic projects at the Arena Theatre.
  • Represent the views and needs of young people in the city and contribute to the community of the theatre and wider Wolverhampton.
  • Help shape the future direction of the Arena Theatre.
  • Understand the inner-workings of the venue and its different departments.
  • Contribute to the business and development of the theatre.
  • Gain valuable assets for both your own skill base and CV.


Do I need any particular skills or experience?

No, just a passion for the arts and improving the provision in the city.


Can I afford to take part?

Absolutely. Meetings of the youth advisory board will include complimentary food and drink, and travel expenses will be paid for by the theatre.


I have additional needs. Can I still participate?

As an inclusive venue, the Arena is committed to having space on its projects and boards for individuals with additional needs. Simply get in touch at so we can do our best to support you.


Sounds good! How do I apply?

To apply to become a member of the Arena Theatre Youth Advisory Board for 2018, request and application form by e-mailing Fill in an application form and return it to Applications are open from 2nd-16th March 2018.


If you have any issues filling out the form, contact us at



About the Arena Theatre

The Arena Theatre is a 150-seater Arts Council and University of Wolverhampton venue situated in the heart of Wolverhampton. The Arena prides itself on featuring the work of culturally diverse artists within its programme, gaining a growing reputation as one of the leading venues in the country for D/deaf and disabled artists.

Box Office: 01902 321 321
Twitter: @arena_theatre

Contact Information

For any enquiries relating to or regarding this press release or the Arena Theatre, please contact Venue Manager Neil Reading by e-mail ( or telephone (01902 322373)


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