Young Technicians

Young Technicians

Our Young Technicians Course is a brand new, FREE, 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.

The programme is designed for local young people from underrepresented backgrounds*, with little to no experience of Technical Theatre. The course will include hands-on workshops in lighting, sound, set design and stage management. If you’re aged 16-21 and keen to gain an insight into everything that happens behind the scenes, then please apply by Mon 11 Oct 2021, 12pm. No experience necessary.

WHAT? Stratford East's Young Technicians Course for 16-21-year-olds 
WHEN? A 10-week course on Tuesday evenings, 6.30pm-8.30pm from Nov 2021 - Feb 2022
WHERE? Stratford Youth Zone (formerly Stratford Circus), Theatre Square, London E15 1BX 
HOW MUCH? FREE 

Course Dates:
2021
Tue 02 Nov, 6.30pm-8.30pm
 
Tue 09 Nov, 6.30pm-8.30pm 
Tue 16 Nov, 6.30pm-8.30pm 
Tue 23 Nov, 6.30pm-8.30pm 
Tue 30 Nov, 6.30pm-8.30pm
2022 
Tue 11 Jan, 6.30pm-8.30pm 
Tue 18 Jan, 6.30pm-8.30pm 
Tue 25 Jan, 6.30pm-8.30pm 
Tue 01 Feb, 6.30pm-8.30pm 
Tue 08 Feb, 6.30pm-8.30pm 
Sat 12 Feb, 10am-5pm 

Apply by Mon 11 Oct 2021, 12pm. Click here to fill in an application form


*Young Technicians has been designed specifically for young people from East London aged 16-21 that are underrepresented in the arts. 
The course aims to address the imbalances and underrepresentation of technical artists from Black, Asian, Global Majority and working-class backgrounds, as well as female artists, disabled artists and those from areas of low arts engagement. We believe it’s crucial to create opportunities for young people to engage with artists that culturally and socially represent them.

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