Technical Youth Theatre
Bristol Old Vic is delighted to be offering a 7-month long Technical Youth Theatre for 15–18 year olds. This free programme will take place on-site at Bristol Old Vic, where participants will attend weekly sessions covering a range of skills with the aim of giving a pathway into production-based roles.
The Technical Youth Theatre will offer 2-hour sessions every Friday evening. Here, the participants will explore and develop practical skills in backstage and off-stage roles that exist within theatre. Working in collaboration with professional technical staff, freelance facilitators, and specialist trainers- the programme aims to act as a steppingstone to the next part of their professional careers.
What to expect
|Jan – Mar||Weekly sessions with specialists and freelance professionals.|
|Mar – May||Professional placement opportunities.|
|May – Jul||Continued sessions with specialists and freelance professionals and create your bespoke pathway.|
|Jul||Professional production support opportunities.|
How to apply
The deadline for applications is Friday 12 December at 5pm.
Please note that we will only accept applications from young people between the ages 15-18 and will prioritise applicants who are from the global majority, are young women, trans, non-binary folk, and young people from working class backgrounds who would otherwise not have access to the arts.