Young People

Young People

COVID-19 UPDATE: In view of the government's latest advice, we have decided to close the theatre to the public until further notice. Read our full announcement here.

Junior Youth Theatre (for ages 11-15)
This group is for young performers who want to explore acting and devising techniques while working with a range of artists and have the opportunity to perform in front of others.
Monday 6pm–7.15pm
Term starts: Mon 13 Jan 2020
£60 a term and bursaries are available
To sign up please complete the following form.

Youth Theatre (for ages 16-20)
In these sessions we explore theatre techniques and work to build confidence in performing. In the summer term, this group will work from a script on a production performed in front of an audience.
Mondays 7.30pm–9pm
Term starts: Mon 13 Jan 2020
£60 a term and bursaries are available.
Youth Theatre is currently fully subscribed - join the waiting list by emailing

Young Actors Company (for ages 16-25)
A company for emerging talent to develop and strengthen their performance skills. Working with professional directors, designers, movement specialists and writers.  Each year the Young Actors Company will perform on stage at Stratford East.
The Young Actors Company is currently full. We will be taking new applications in Autumn 2020.

Summer School
We will be running two one week summer schools in 2020. 
The Summer school is a week run by artists where to get to explore theatre making skills and work with other young people to perform on stage.  No prior experience is required, just an interest in theatre and a willingness to get involved. 
Week One - ages 16-21
Bookings for the summer school will be open in the New Year.

If you have any questions about our Youth Theatres, then please call 020 8279 1165 or email

Training Opportunities

Introduction to Design Course
Are you interested in design? Would you like to try your hand at costume making, prop making or set design? Are you aged between 16 and 21? Then our Introductory to Design course could be for you! Our short course runs 06-08 Apr 2020 and bookings will be open in the New Year.

Apprenticeship Scheme
We will be taking on a technical apprentice in the summer of 2020. If you want to find out more about this opportunity, please register your interest by emailing

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