Experience Opportunity

Youth Development Programme 2023

We aim to deliver a mentoring programme to a select number of participants to allow for deeper conversation, support and unique opportunities.

Mentoring programme aims:

- Improve access, education and progression opportunities for the next generation of black theatre talent.

- Provide young people with insight into theatre and the breadth of career opportunities available within the industry.

- Age specific guidance in three groups: 12-15 years, 16-18 years and 19-21 years, with mentors to provide ongoing support for young people to navigate their education and/or career.

Content explored:

- Black British Theatre history

- Contemporary jazz workshop

- Acting through song masterclass

- Lighting & sound workshop

- Costume & set design workshop

- Industry panel Q&A

Eligibility requirements:

- Young black people aged 10-21 years old

- Living in the UK

- Interested in the world of theatre

- No previous theatre studies or performing arts experience required

- About to engage or currently engaged in theatre studies