THE TECHNICIANS IS FOR ANYONE AGED 14 – 21 WHO IS INTERESTED IN ALL TECHNICAL ELEMENTS OF THEATRE INCLUDING LIGHTING, SOUND AND COSTUME.

NO PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!

The Technicians is the ultimate backstage pass, allowing you to access all areas of our production departments who create, design and make all our shows at the Royal Exchange.

Alongside our in-house team you will have access to hands on training in sound, lighting, stage management, wardrobe, design and prop making. You also have the option to specialise in one area whilst receiving a foundation of experience in all areas.

You will collaborate with theatre professionals on all Young Company productions – from rigging the lights to stage managing the show as it happens. You’ll also observe, shadow and be part of the technical aspects of our Main House shows.

“We have had a safe space to explore our creative sides whilst picking up so many skills at the same time.”

The TECHNICIANS is for anyone interested in...

Stage lighting
Sound design
Set design
Costume design and making
Prop making
Stage management
Practical experience of all these areas
Hands on opportunities on productions
Learning more about technician departments at the Royal Exchange

“I’d say my experience working on the Young Company shows have been some of the most rewarding that I’ve ever had.”