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The Almeida Participation department produces lots of different types of activities for people of all ages, so no matter who you are, or what your experience is, there should be something that you can get involved with.

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CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

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YOUNG COMPANY 14-18 – ACTORS 
Explore and develop your acting technique within our Young Company. 

Who is it for?  
Anyone aged 14-18 with an interest in acting, performing, writing, or creating and devising theatre.   

What will you do? 
You will take part in practical workshops that will explore and develop your skills in acting, such as voice and movement. You will then have the opportunity to put these skills into practice by working with Almeida staff and creative professionals to create a brand-new performance project that you will perform on the Almeida Theatre stage.

When?
Application Deadline Fri 2 Sep 2022. Auditions will take place during Sep 2022.
The project will start on Tue 27 Sep. The company will meet weekly on Tuesdays and the project will run for 16 weeks. Final Performance will take place Jan 2023.

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YOUNG COMPANY 14-18DESIGNERS AND TECHNICIANS 
Get an introduction to the different roles in design, technical theatre and stage management.

Who is it for?  
Anyone aged 14-18 with an interest in theatre but not necessarily in performing. If you are interested in design, visual art, technology, fashion, or music, this is for you!

What will you do?  
You will take part in practical workshops exploring set, costume, lighting design, sound design and stage management. You will then have the opportunity to put these skills into practice by delivering the design, technical and stage management elements of a new Young Company show. This will allow you to develop your skills in a particular area with the support and guidance of industry professionals. There will also be opportunities to access the backstage areas of the Almeida Theatre, attend performances and visit other theatres and organisations.

When? 
Application Deadline Fri 2 Sep 2022. Auditions will take place during Sep 2022.
The project will start on Tue 27 Sep. The company will meet weekly on Tuesdays and the project will run for 16 weeks. Final Performance will take place Jan 2023.

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YOUNG COMPANY 18-25 – ACTORS
Developing and supporting the next generation of theatre artists.

Who is it for?
Emerging actors aged 18-25 looking to gain experience in acting and making new work. The Young Company is for those who have not undertaken formal drama school training. Participants should be 18 at the start of the programme and have completed secondary education.

What will you do?
Meeting regularly between September and January you will explore acting, writing and devising techniques, as well as working with professional practitioners to explore the theatre making process. The programme will culminate in a performance of the work created by the Young Company.

When?
Application deadline Wed 17 Aug 5pm, with auditions taking place Sat 3 – Wed 7 Sep. The programme will start on Wed 21 Sep, meeting weekly on Wednesdays (with some intensive weekends), running for 16 weeks. Final performance will take place Jan 2023.

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YOUNG PRODUCERS 
Develop practical skills to produce theatre productions and other events.

Who is it for?
Aspiring producers aged 16-25. No previous experience of producing is needed, but some informal experience of theatre or other live performance might be useful.

What will you do?
You’ll learn about producing theatre through sessions with the Almeida’s artistic, marketing, development and production teams. As well as having the opportunity to plan and deliver your own creative project in collaboration with the Participation team.

When?
Application deadline Tue 30 Aug 2022 10am, with group interviews taking place Mon 5 – Wed 7 Sep. The programme will start on Wed 21 Sep, meeting weekly on Wednesdays (with some intensive weekends), running for 16 weeks. The programme will culminate in Jan 2023.

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OPEN SESSIONS
Interested in acting? Want to meet new people and learn new skills? Open Sessions are FREE weekly drama workshops for 18-25 year olds.

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