YOUNG COMPANY APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN!
We are recruiting MAKERS, WRITERS and PERFORMERS from September 2022. As Young Company members you will gain in-depth training and practical opportunities at the heart of a producing theatre, helping you to develop and grow as artists. You will meet with your group weekly, in term time, on Tuesdays at the theatre.
WHAT IS THE YOUNG COMPANY
The Young Company is the Royal Exchange Theatres', award-winning, resident Company of Young People aged 14 – 21.
WRITERS is a year-long programme for young creatives aged 16-21 interested in writing plays and reading scripts.
MAKERS is a year-long programme for young creatives aged 16-21 interested in the off-stage aspects of making theatre including directing, stage management, costume, producing, lighting, set design & more.
PERFORMERS is a year-long course for young creatives aged 14-17 and 18-21 interested in performing, acting, working in groups and trying out new styles of theatre.
Please fill out an application form or short video. We will then invite you to a workshop. We select our Performers, Writers or Makers groups from informal workshops at the theatre. The time slots will be in the afternoon/evening, we will confirm your time slot a week before the workshop.
Performers 1 (14-17) - Tuesday 26 July & Wednesday 27 July
Performers 2 (18-21) - Monday 25 July & Tuesday 2 August
Makers - Monday 1 August
Writers - Wednesday 3 August
If you live, study or work in Cheetham Hill or Crumpsall, we will be having a recruitment workshop for all groups on Saturday 30 July.
Unfortunately, if you are unable to come to the workshop, we can’t consider you for a place in the Young Company.
MAKERS is a year-long programme for ages 16-21 interested in directing, technical theatre, writing or design.Apply for MAKERS
WRITERS is a year-long programme for ages 16-21 interested in writing plays and reading scripts.Apply for WRITERS
PERFORMERS is a year-long course for ages 14-17 and 18-21 interested in performing, acting, working in groups and trying out new styles of theatre.Apply for PERFORMERS
Keep an eye out on our social media account as we will be posting success stories from Young Company Graduates!