THEATRE SKILLS MENTORING PROGRAMME
Date: 1st September To 11th September
Time: 10:30am To 10:30am
Theatre Skills Mentoring Programme is an exciting opportunity for Young People in partnership with educational, artistic and financial partners and presented by Theatre Royal.
This initiative aims to:
- Deliver a practical and hands on experience for young people who wish to gain further experience in arts practices under strategically laid out modules.
- Provide young people who have a keen and real interest in developing arts skills with learning opportunities and professional supports.
- Ensure that the collective expertise and skills shared amongst Waterford’s arts professionals are transferred to emerging arts practitioners – creators, leaders, makers – those who want to learn.
- Create comfortable scenarios for reflective evaluation throughout the entire process on all levels.
15 week module with learning opportunities under the following roles
❖ Production & Stage Management – incorporating practical technical skills
❖ Theatre Design – for set, costume and props
❖ Event/production Development, Script Writing, Direction and performance
❖ Event Management – incorporating budget, scheduling, discussion & meetings
❖ Arts Marketing, promotion & Sales
This initiative will encourage combined thinking as a ‘production company’ and with mentoring support from arts professionals and venues will provide each individual with the opportunity to fully realise their creative potential.