the CREATIVES IS A DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR ASPIRING DIRECTORS, FACILITATORS AND PRODUCERS AGED 18 – 25

As a Creative you will receive training in creative leadership, work with staff from across the theatre and gain hands on experience on projects throughout the year. You will speciailise as either a director, facilitator or producer.

“The benefits of the programme have been massive. There’s no way I would have got my job at the BBC without it.”

The Creatives is for anyone interested in training as one of the following:

DIRECTOR: A director guides and oversees the creative vision of a project
They will lead rehearsals, work with designers and develop the overall feel of a play.

FACILITATOR: A facilitator is someone who leads participants in a creative project or group.
They will plan sessions, lead groups and work with lots of different types of people.

PRODUCER: A producer offers support to the creative team of a production and manages the project to make sure everything is happening.
They will attend meetings about the production, look after budgets and bookings and talk about the project with the creative team.

THE YOUNG CREATIVES is for anyone interested in…

-Exploring what creative leadership means at the heart of the Royal Exchange
-Developing an understanding of theatre-making and how a show or project is put together
-Practical training and hands on experience in your chosen field
-Delivering your own projects and making your own work
-Curating two TABLE FOR SIX events in the Royal Exchange Great Hall
-Masterclasses with experts and renowned theatre professionals
-Assisting credits on Young Company projects
-Support and creative mentoring from theatre staff
-Representing the Royal Exchange at external events

“I feel like I’ve had so much respect from everyone. I didn’t feel like I was just treated as a young person. I was accepted as part of the creative team.”

 

Young Company

THE YOUNG COMPANY IS OUR AWARD-WINNING RESIDENT COMPANY FOR ANYONE AGED 14 – 25

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