Taster Sessions

16-25 and looking to develop your skills in theatre? Not sure quite which path is for you?

There are three different routes you can take to become a change-maker for the theatre industry, which will you take?

Almeida Participation are running taster sessions looking at the different skills which will be developed in our Young Artist programmes. In these two hour workshops, participants will examine the different roles that Producers, Board Members and Critics would have around a specific production. Answering questions like:

  • What do producers have to consider to produce successful plays?
  • What are board members relationships to a specific play and how does this impact their oversight around an entire theatre organisation?
  • How do critics respond to plays effectively, being both critical and considerate?

In these taster sessions, participants will be able to identify the different ways in which Producers, Board Members and Critics are major change-makers in theatres such as the Almeida. Participants will also have the opportunity to meet members of the Participation team and ask questions about the programmes’ structures and aims.

Whether you want to work within a theatre, become a trustee or a more informed audience member, these taster sessions will have something to offer you.

Sessions will take place at our 108 Upper Street offices, N1 1QN, on:
Thursday 5 September, 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Wednesday 25 September, 6.30pm – 8.30pm

To RSVP, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., detailing which session you would like to attend.


Almeida Participation #AskMeAnything

  • Not sure if Young Company is the right opportunity for you?
  • Want to find out more about the application and audition process?
  • Fancy meeting members of the Participation team?
  • Unsure if you are a producer, board member or critic?

Let's be honest, most of the time the easiest way to find out about something is to have a chat (and a cup of tea).

Whilst applications are open for Young Company, Critics, Producers and the Youth Board, Almeida Participation will be in the Almeida Theatre Cafe every Friday from 12-4pm to say hello and answer your questions.

No need to book - just come along to the Almeida Theatre Cafe, London N1 1TA and look for the Almeida Participation Banner.