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Young Company Collective

Young Collective January - March 2021

  • 4 January 2021 - 10 February 2021
  • The Theatre - On Tour / External

YOUNG COLLECTIVE IS OUR BRAND NEW MEMBERSHIP SCHEME WHICH GIVES YOUNG PEOPLE AGED 14-21 OPEN-ACCESS TO WORKSHOPS AT THE ROYAL EXCHANGE THEATRE.

Workshops range from performing, technical theatre, digital content, producing, directing, writing and design. All of which will be delivered via ZOOM bringing creativity and fun to your house! Once you become a member, you'll be able to take part in as many workshops as you like. Online are free to attend.
Later in the year we will also be hosting in person week-long projects which will be at a fee.

Your membership will allow you access to our workshops, which are stand-alone and available termly. Membership is £10 for the rest of this academic year (31st August 2021).

Financial support to help with membership/workshop fees and travel costs is available through our Arts Pot scheme. Applications to the Arts Pot can be made once you have joined to become a member.

BECOME A MEMBER

Membership can be purchased online via the Young Collective Webpage.

Once you become a member, you will receive an email with a link and information on how to book a place on as many Young Collective Workshops as you want.


UPCOMING WORKSHOPS:

Wednesday 13 January 2021, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Performing a Monologue with Sean Linnen
Applying for drama school? Or just fancy trying out a new speech? Director Sean Linnen leads an in-depth workshop on all things monologues - including advice on what to choose, how to approach them and a practical toolkit for bringing them to life.

Saturday 23 January 2021, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Performing Comedy with Chris Brett
An introduction to comedy performance workshop. Learn improvisation and joke writing skills and how comedy is a serious business! Join in an improv comedy contest, learning how to think on your feet, build up your improvisation skills and use stimuli as a starting point for crafting jokes. You will also learn how to apply your acting skills to performing comedy

Wednesday 27 January 2021, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Directing new writing with Laurence Young
This workshop will explore a director's relationship to new writing, taking in aspects of dramaturgy and development, giving notes, and staging. We'll talk about the development of some contemporary British plays, and the many different ways new writing can be developed.

Thursday 4 February 2021, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Introduction to playwriting with Anna Spearpoint
In this session we will play games, do some simple exercises, and have discussions to help us learn about the life of a playwright and how to take your ideas from something that lives inside your mind, to being on a page and, eventually, a stage. We'll talk about developing ideas, creating characters, building a story, and writing dialogue - all valuable tools for your further creative life, be that as a writer, performer, or theatre maker.

Wednesday 10 February 2021, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
An Introduction to Theatre Costume with Tracy Dunk
Costumes are an important visual tool for telling stories and creating characters.Come and find out about Costume Design, Interpretation and Creation at the Royal Exchange Theatre. See Costumes and Designs from a wide repertoire of productions such as Wuthering Heights, The Skriker, Death of a Salesman, Frankenstein, Guys and Dolls, Jubilee , Scuttlers and The Nightwatch.

To become a Young Collective member, please follow this link.

We look forward to seeing you (virtually) to connect and discuss.

For more information please email us at: isah-levi.roach@royalexchange.co.uk

 

  • Event Information
  • BECOME A MEMBER

    Membership can be purchased via the Box Office 0161 833 9833 or via our Young Collective Webpage. 

    Once you become a member, you'll receive an email with a link to be able to book on as many of our Young Collectvie workshop as you want.


    UP COMING WORKSHOPS:

    Performing a Monologue with Sean Linnen - Wednesday 13 January 2021, 5:00pm - 7:00pm

    Performing Comedy with Chris Brett - Saturday 23 January 2021, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

    Directing new writing with Laurence Young - Wednesday 27 January 2021, 5:00pm - 7:00pm

    Introduction to playwriting with Anna Spearpoint - Thursday 4 February 2021, 5:00pm - 7:00pm

    Introduction to Costume Design with Tracy Dunk - Wednesday 10 February 2021, 5:00pm - 7:00pm

     

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