Are you the next Sir Cameron Mackintosh?

Theatre Craft 2015

Are you 16-25 or do you know someone who is?
Are you passionate about theatre?
Think you’re a budding stage manager, designer or lighting wiz?
Could you market a show and make it a hit?
Think you could show Sir Cameron Mackintosh how it’s done?

Your Theatre Needs You!

Booking is now open for TheatreCraft 2015, an essential, free, “beyond the stage” careers fair for anyone aged 16 – 25 looking for a non-performance career in theatre. It returns to the Royal Opera House on Friday 20th November 2015 and is celebrating its tenth inspirational career guidance event.

Theatre Craft 17th October 2014 Royal Opera house. Photos by Helen Murray
Theatre Craft 17th October 2014 Royal Opera house. [Helen Murray]
From directing to stage management, producing to marketing, lighting to design, TheatreCraft is the only place to be for a fun and unique glimpse into the ‘behind the scenes’ world of theatre.

Take part in workshops led by theatre professionals, explore the vibrant marketplace of exhibiting theatres and organisations, join in at the Ask the Experts zone for one-to-one advice and interact with peers in the networking hubs.

Theatrecraft 2013 at The Royal Opera House [Alex Rumford]
Theatrecraft 2013 at The Royal Opera House [Alex Rumford]
More than 1,200 people attended TheatreCraft last year taking part in 70 workshops delivered by skilled theatre professionals and engaging with 55 theatres and organisations in the marketplace, making it the most successful event to date.

Theatrecraft at the Royal Opera House. [Alex Rumford]
Theatrecraft at the Royal Opera House. [Alex Rumford]
Speaking at last year’s event TheatreCraft Ambassador Vicky Featherstone, Artistic Director of the Royal Court, said;

“I truly believe theatre in its wider sense has something in it for absolutely everyone and TheatreCraft will allow you to explore this. […] Today is an amazing opportunity to come together and learn about your future. Theatre is all about people and their shared experiences. British Theatre needs you.”

Theatrecraft at the Royal Opera House. A Beginners Guide to MakeUp – Amanda Green
Theatrecraft at the Royal Opera House. A Beginners Guide to MakeUp [Amanda Green]
TheatreCraft is organised by a group of committed partners from across the creative and cultural industries who run the event; Theatre Royal Haymarket Masterclass Trust , Royal Opera House, Mousetrap Theatre Projects, Society of London Theatre and Creative & Cultural Skills.

Theatrecraft at the Royal Opera House. [Alex Rumford]
Theatrecraft at the Royal Opera House. [Alex Rumford]
Full programme details will be announced in September 2015. For more information, visit www.theatrecraft.org