Experience Opportunity

Stratford East Young Company

Applications for the next Young Company are now open!

The Stratford East Young Company are a group of actors and theatre-makers aged 18-25, primarily from East London*, who are interested in taking the next step towards a career in the arts. As a Young Company member, you’ll have access to alternative professional training, working with Director Katie Greenall over a 10-month programme. You will have the opportunity to work in a supportive and inclusive learning environment to nurture and develop your talents, collaborating with a writer to create a brand-new play at Stratford East in July 2024.

The group meet every Wednesday from 6.30pm – 9pm with breaks that follow the academic calendar. Please find an initial full schedule on the website linked below.

The Young Company will:

- Work with a Director, Writer and Stratford East’s Production Team to create a brand-new piece of theatre for Stratford East’s Main Stage

- Take part in weekly workshops to further develop skills in various performance and theatre-making techniques

- Work collaboratively with like-minded young theatre-makers and performers, sharing skills and forming a supportive company

- Take part in workshops with industry professionals and start to build a network of industry contacts.

* (Newham, Hackney, Waltham Forest, Tower Hamlets, Greenwich, Redbridge, Barking & Dagenham, Havering)