YOUNG COLLECTIVE IS OUR BRAND NEW MEMBERSHIP SCHEME WHICH GIVES YOUNG PEOPLE AGED 14-21 OPEN-ACCESS TO WORKSHOPS AT THE ROYAL EXCHANGE THEATRE.
Workshops range from performing, technical theatre, digital content, producing, directing, writing and design. All of which will be delivered via ZOOM bringing creativity and fun to your house! Once you become a member, you’ll be able to take part in as many workshops as you like. Online are free to attend.
Later in the year we will also be hosting in person week-long projects which will be at a fee.
Your membership will allow you access to our workshops, which are stand-alone and available termly. Membership is £10 for the rest of this academic year (31st August 2021).
Financial support to help with membership/workshop fees and travel costs is available through our Arts Pot scheme. Applications to the Arts Pot can be made once you have joined to become a member.
Poetry / Spoken Word with Testament – Thursday 13 May, 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Spoken Word, Rap and Poetry in Theatre
Explore the use of different poetic forms in theatre with rapper, poet and playwright Testament. Int he workshop we’ll play with they way heightened language and forms can to tell story and transcend a moment.
Acting for Camera with Chris Brett – Saturday 22 May, 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Adapt your acting skills for working on camera! This workshop will give you an introduction to working on screen, exploring skills and techniques to help you stand out and get the best out of your performances on this platform. You will build up a tool kit to help you when approaching scripts for screen and explore performing for camera so you can be confident working in this exciting medium!
Creating a Character with Andy Sheridan – Wednesday 26 May, 4:30pm – 6:30pm
I’m not into normal. Normal is boring. It’s boring in everyday life, and it’s ultra-boring onstage. Join Bruntwood Play Prize Winner, Andy Sheridan, for a couple of hours to explore and discover the tools and techniques to banish the ordinary. Theatre should be astonishing. Your plays and characters should be too.