The Academy is aimed at young people aged 18-25 who already have some experience and are now ready to take their skills to the next level.
The Academy acts as a semi-professional company and the young people involved have the chance to participate in all aspects of theatre, from marketing, devising community workshops through to production management. Arcola Theatre accepts 15 members every six months who work with a professional production team to create a full scale production. The production is then showcased to invited industry guests as well as the general public. Arcola Academy provides young people with a vital springboard towards further education, employment or a career in the creative industries.
The Academy is open to young people aged 18-25 living in Hackney and the surrounding boroughs.
Membership costs £50 for a 15 week term (limited bursaries are available).
Auditions for the next Academy production will take place in Spring 2014 for a production in Studio 2, July 2014.
Rehearsals take place on Thursday evenings between 7.30 and 10.30pm with additional rehearsals required.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for an application form for auditions.
Previous Arcola Academy productions:
- USED BLOOD JUNKYARD by Alberto Villarreal Translated by Simon Scardifield (January 2014)
- THE RED HELICOPTER by Robin French (July 2013)
- CLOWN SEX by Natasha Sutton Williams (June 2012)
Arcola Academy is supported by: