Young People

Young People

We are delighted to announce the restart of our Youth Theatre programmes. Follow our Get Involved Instagram account!

Young Technicians
Tuesdays 6.30pm - 8.30pm 
Term dates: Tue 02 Nov 2021 - Sat 12 Feb 2022
Our Young Technicians Course is a new introductory training course on Technical Theatre and backstage roles. The sessions will offer local 16–21 year olds the opportunity to work with industry professionals.
Sign up for our Young Technicians Course by clicking here
Get in touch for more info​. 

Stratford East Young Company
 (ages 18-25) - 
Our 21/22 Company will work with Director Toby Clarke on a brand-new production that will be performed at Stratford East. Company members can expect to enjoy focussed training from leading industry specialists as well as opportunities to expand their industry network. We are looking for people who are passionate about performing and who are able to commit to our 10-month programme. We're particularly keen to hear from East London-based young artists. Priority will be given to applicants who haven't gone to drama school or done a Performing Arts degree. 

If you're interested in joining our Young Company:
- Take a look at our audition and course dates here.
- As part of your application, please submit a self-tape lasting no more that two minutes of you performing a monologue (that has been published), which you feel best shows who you are. You will need to film your self-tape before completing the application form. Take a look at our 'How to upload your self-tape video' document for assistance.
- Complete this application form 
Application deadline: midday, Tue 28 Sep 2021
- Successful applications will be invited to a first-round audition on either Wed 13 Oct or Sat 16 Oct. There will then be a second round of auditions on Wed 20 Oct.

If you have any questions, please get in touch by emailing

Supported by The Noël Coward Foundation.

Junior Youth Theatre 
(ages 11-15)

Mondays 5.30pm - 7pm 
Term dates: Mon 20 Sep - 13 Dec 2021
Our Junior Youth Theatre is a weekly drama group, led by director Grace Duggan. The sessions are fun, playful and open to everyone and we'll be working towards a live performance in summer 2022.
Fee: £60/term (full bursaries available)
Applications have now closed and we'll be in touch with applicants soon.

Youth Theatre (ages 16-21)
Mondays 7.30pm - 9.30pm 
Term dates: Mon 20 Sep - 13 Dec 2021
Our Youth Theatre meets weekly and is led by a theatre professional. The group will explore different theatre-based techniques and develop young people's performance skills and experience. The Youth Theatre will work towards a performance in summer 2022. 
Fee: £60/term (full bursaries available)
Applications have now close and we'll be in touch with applicants soon. 

Supported by The Garfield Weston Foundation and The Boris Karloff Charitable Foundation.

If you have any questions about our Youth Theatres or any of our Get Involved activity, then please email  


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