Five young people from Young Company, rehearsing for an upcoming show.

Young People

We are delighted to announce the restart of our Youth Theatre programmes. Follow our Get Involved Instagram account

 

Theatre Makers Summer School 2022

We are pleased to be running Theatre Makers, our week-long FREE summer school for 11-14 year olds this August. Join us at Stratford Youth Zone from Mon 15 – Fri 19 Aug to create a play in week. The summer school will finish with a short performance for friends and family on Fri 19 Aug.

WHEN? Mon 15–Fri 19 Aug, 11am-4pm
WHERE? Stratford Youth Zone, Theatre Square E15 1BX
WHO? Young People aged 11-14
HOW MUCH? FREE

To apply for your place, please click here to complete an application form. Application deadline Mon 01 Aug. Places will be confirmed by Fri 05 Aug.

Please note: we will prioritise applications from young people from Newham and East London.

Future Leaders Programme (ages 16-25). Applications for Future Leaders are now closed.
When? Every third Thursday of the month, 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Term dates: Thu 17 Mar 2022 - Thu 19 Jan 2023
The Future Leaders programme is for East London-based 16-25 year olds who are interested in learning about different types of leadership, how cultural organisations are run, and want to have their say in the future of our creative industries. Working alongside Stratford East staff, our board, Young Trustees and other industry professionals, it's an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of each department at Stratford East, and inform the work we do to help shape our future as an organisation.
Fee: FREE


Stratford East Young Company
 (ages 18-25)

Our 21/22 Company are working with Director Toby Clarke on a brand-new production that will be performed at Stratford East. Company members enjoy focussed training from leading industry specialists as well as opportunities to expand their industry network over the 10-month programme.
Applications for the 2022-23 cohort will open this Summer.

Supported by The Noël Coward Foundation.

Junior Youth Theatre (ages 11-15)
When? Mondays 5.30pm - 7pm 
Term dates: Mon 17 Jan - 28 March 2022, Mon 18 Apr - 11 July 2022
Our Junior Youth Theatre is a weekly drama group, led by director Grace Duggan. The sessions are fun, playful and open to everyone and we'll be working towards a live performance in summer 2022.
Fee: Free
Our sessions are currently at full capacity but to register your interest and join our waiting list, please click here.

Youth Theatre (ages 16-21)
When? Mondays 7.30pm - 9.30pm 
Term dates: Mon 17 Jan - 28 March 2022, Mon 18 Apr - 11 July 2022
Our Youth Theatre meets weekly and is led by a theatre professional. The group will explore different theatre-based techniques and develop young people's performance skills and experience. The Youth Theatre will work towards a performance in summer 2022. 
Fee: Free
Our sessions are currently at full capacity but to register your interest and join our waiting list, please click here.

Supported by The Garfield Weston Foundation and The Boris Karloff Charitable Foundation.

 


If you have any questions about our Youth Theatres or any of our Get Involved activity, then please email getinvolved@stratfordeast.com 

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