Work Experience Blog Archive

An archive of all our work experience blogs. Read on and find out first hand what it’s like to spend a week with us!

Blog: Abdulahi Kadir

Monday 25th March I took 2 trains and walked for what felt like hours and was late! Incredible! I had a go at the Ga…

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Blog: Omar Islam

Day 1: My first day at Half Moon Theatre was very good. When I first came in I was introduced to everyone and got a tour…

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Blog: Venand Fonkon

Tuesday 29th January 2019 My first day at Half Moon Theatre was eventful, yet amazing. I started at 12pm and immediately…

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Blog: Claire-Jane Jutta

Tuesday 16th October 2018 On my first day, I started at 11am. I met some of the workers and they were all very nice and…

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Blog: Emma Watts

Day 1: Waking up feeling organised and ready for the day, I arrived at Shadwell DLR station to discover that, it was in …

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Blog: Ellis Dixon-King

Day 1 My first day at Half Moon Theatre was very good. Everyone was so welcoming and they had the biggest smiles. I was …

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Blog: Marcus

Day 1: On the first day of my work experience I was expecting something to go wrong, knowing my luck. I left a little to…

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Blog: Fatou Denton

My Week at Half Moon DAY 1 It was my first day at Half Moon Theatre and I had a 10am start which was great for me as it …

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Blog: Ibrahim Mboob

Hi my name is Ibrahim Mboob and I have come to the Half Moon Theatre for work experience which was a really good experie…

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Blog: Keira Blasse

Monday 30th April- The Day of Reckoning. Now, with a 10 am start time and a craving for coffee, I somehow bundled myself…

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Blog: Vanna Arthur

Day 1: On my first day at Half Moon I felt pretty scared as I was 10 minutes late and thought I would get in trouble. Lu…

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Blog: Mohammad (Amin) Rami

Day 1: First I met the Half Moon team which was exiting, because this was the team I was going to be a part of. Phil, th…

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Blog: Klaudia Koelicka

I was very excited for my first day of work experience at the Half Moon Theatre but I also felt scared because I didn’…

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Blog: Jahir Miah

Day 1: On my first day I was kindly greeted by all the staff. My first task was to find and print some pictures of Horri…

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Blog: Ella Booth

Day 1: 16th October 2017 The first day was really scary for me because I didn’t really know what to expect. I came abo…

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Blog: Haifza Salam

Half Moon Theatre has been an amazing opportunity for me to develop my  skills. It has allowed me to become a more orga…

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Blog: Sunnah Chowdhury

Weeks went by as I struggled to find a placement which I was interested in. Until I spoke to my school who gave me the …

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Blog: Tania Ahmed

Hello, my name is Tania and I’m here to talk about my work experience at the Half Moon Theatre. Although I have comple…

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Blog: Jack Cook

Tuesday 4th July – second day at the Half Moon Theatre and the fun for day one carried on to this day as I was ab…

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Blog: Stella Benjamin

Hi my name is Stella and I came to the Half Moon Theatre to get the experience of working in the theatre for maybe a fut…

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Blog: Riazul Ikram

Hi, it’s me riazul. (lowercase R and full stop for aesthetic). I guess I need to talk about my experience here at the …

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Blog: Rio Puffett

Monday 24th April – First day of Work Experience at Half Moon, and I just barely arrived on time, still half asleep be…

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Blog: Chelsea Crouch

Hey my name’s Chelsea and I have just finished my two weeks of work experience, and this week I was at the famous Half…

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Blog: Zara Nasir

4 days at Half Moon Day 1: It was 12:30 when I was stood outside the Half Moon Theatre; I was feeling animated and surpr…

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Blog: Afis Adeyemi

When arriving outside the theatre I was excited to see what it had in store for me but at the same time nervous to see i…

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Blog: Abdul Hameed

Day 1: On my first day of work experience I made my way to the theatre rather early: I set out at 09:25 when I had to be…

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Blog: Ayesha Akhtar

Day 1: On my first day at Half Moon Theatre I started at 12:00 and had arrived on time and I was really nervous and shy …

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Blog: Ellie Clappison Smith

I am coming to the end of my week of work experience at the Half Moon Theatre, and I have really enjoyed myself. All th…

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Blog: Shaan Khan

Today is my last day as a member of the Half Moon and I am happy because I have helped so much and it was a great kick s…

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Blog: Mariyah Aslam

Hello there, Today is unfortunately my last day of work experience at Half Moon but instead of dwelling on the negatives…

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Blog: Beyoncé Meikle

Tuesday 12th July 2016 My first day of work experience with Half Moon was at the Rich Mix in Brick Lane, helping out wit…

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Blog: Shannon Lewis-Brooks

Day1… I arrived outside Half Moon Theatre at 10:00am as requested, I noticed that I wasn’t feeling nervous at all, j…

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Blog: Khalilah Lubega

20th June I came in at 9:45 in and was greeted by Euan who then gave me a tour of the historic building. Euan then infor…

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Blog: Crystal Raybe

To read, or not to read, that is the question. Well I would obviously advise you to read, but if you choose not to just …

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Blog: Sumayah Belbouab

Hi… My name is Sumayah and I have been at Half Moon Theatre for a week on my work experience. I’m going to shar…

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Blog: Tallulah Frendo

Tallulah came to us from Bishop Challoner School (Tower Hamlets) from 19th-23rd January 2016. You can download Tallulah&…

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Blog: Praise Akinwande

“I know what you’re thinking this is just another simple blog post but I’m going to tell you that you’re wro…

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Blog: Jason Fox

Monday 9th November After a bus journey of questionable quality, I arrive at the theatre at 9:30, with a craving for a c…

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Blog: Devki Makwana

Hi, my name is Devki I am writing a blog about my experience here at the Half Moon Theatre! Waking up to my alarm, which…

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Blog: Anisa Taznim

I started my work placement on a Monday. There’s not really much to say about Monday apart from the fact that it’s a…

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Blog: Larebb Butt

Placement as a Student Mentor on Summer School at Oaklands Secondary School in Bethnal Green. I quickly noticed the enth…

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Blog: Jamal Al-Araimy

Placement as a Student Mentor on Summer School at Oaklands Secondary School in Bethnal Green. At the beginning, children…

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Blog: Sayema Begum

Hello there! My name is Sayema and as you can probably already tell, I am going to blog about my one week work experienc…

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Blog: Maisie Clements

Hi there my name is Maisie, and I am doing work experience for my first time at the Half Moon. I am so very happy that I…

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Blog: Marjan Noor

Hi my name is Marjan Noor and I am currently doing my work experience at Half Moon. I began doing my work experience on …

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Blog: William Baker

Hey everyone, I’m William and I’ve been lucky enough to do my work experience here at Half Moon. In this blog I will…

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Blog: Gabe Rataj

Hi, I’m Gabe and I’m currently doing my last day of work experience here at Half Moon Theatre. It’s been a great w…

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Blog: Deng Yan San

Hi I’m Deng Yan San! I’m currently doing a week’s work experience at the Half Moon as part of the Careers in Thea…

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Blog: Zakir Hussain

It’s my last day of my week, of the world of work at Half Moon Theatre. I wish I had more time because there are a lot…

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Blog: Lasairiona O’Baroid

Hi readers! My name is Lasairiona. When I was first given the opportunity to do work experience I knew that I definitely…

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Blog: Almitra Simpson

Hi everyone! My name’s Almitra and sadly, my 1 week long work experience at The Half Moon Theatre is coming to an end.…

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Blog: Grace Hornett

I was luckily given the opportunity to spend a week doing my work experience placement at Half Moon Theatre. This was a …

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Blog: Sayka Islam

Sayka Islam has been on Work Experience at Half Moon from 8 to 12 September. Read about her experience below: Hi Everyon…

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Blog: Henry Mathias

My week at the Half Moon Theatre is sadly coming to an end, but it is an experience that I will not forget. I have watch…

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Blog: Shannon Hussain

Hi readers! My name is Shannon, and I am on my penultimate day of my week long work experience placement here at the Hal…

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Blog: Holly Lancaster

I was given an incredible opportunity to work at Half Moon Theatre for one week of work experience, giving me an insight…

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Blog: Izahera Selim

Half Moon have given me this incredible chance to work with them for work experience. For the last couple of days for my…

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