The programme has now been announced for TheatreCraft 2019, which takes on 11 November at the Royal Opera House and surrounding venues. You can now sign up for your free place and book workshops, talks, Q&As and backstage tours via www.theatrecraft.org.
Sessions range from tips on producing, writing, directing to insights into technical theatre, armoury, scenic art, costume and prop-making – as well as expert advice on networking, crafting the perfect CV and getting a foot on the ladder of an arts career.
The Royal Opera House hosts TheatreCraft this year and will be offering backstage tours and insight into careers in costume, armoury and props.
A ‘careers marketplace’ will run all day at the Royal Opera House, with stalls from over 50 of the country’s top theatre organisations and arts education providers. Take the chance to wander the marketplace, chat to the exhibitors, pick up expert advice and even find out about any jobs and work experience currently available.
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You’ll be able to put your burning questions to theatre professionals in a series of ‘ask us anything’ Q&A discussions focused on apprenticeships, arts management, technical careers, stagecraft and creative careers.
The day will culminate in a panel discussion and Q&A with this year’s TheatreCraft Ambassadors, leading Artistic Directors Yamin Choudury, Nadia Fall and Michelle Terry, where they answer the question ‘why choose a career in theatre?’
Totally free and open to 16 to 30-year-olds, TheatreCraft offers a unique glimpse into a wide range of non-performance careers from directing, stage management and producing to marketing, lighting and costume design.
Whether a student taking your first steps into a future career or a young professional looking for a job change, you can book your free place now via the TheatreCraft website.