Training Programme: Front Line Facilitators at the Old Vic

The Old Vic's highly successful creative practitioner programme is for young people aged 18+, offering advanced hands-on experience in creative facilitation and the chance to develop key transferable skills.

Deadline for Applications: 10am, Mon 21 Jan 2019

Open Until:

Posted: 10/03/2022

Over 12 sessions, you will experience practical facilitation training from The Old Vic Education & Outreach team and guest creative practitioners as you learn about different workshop delivery practices.

Areas of training will include:

• Communication and presentation
• Leadership
• Practical facilitation skills
• Writing and creating workshop plans
• Behaviour management
• CV and interview skills

This free programme will help you hone your own delivery style and build your own toolkit of techniques and exercises. Your training will end with you experiencing life as a professional facilitator, as you devise and deliver your own workshop alongside your fellow Front Line Facilitators. All facilitators will be paid a fee for their final workshops.

You will also observe an Education & Outreach workshop, connect with an Old Vic mentor, and watch an Old Vic production.


Selection Session: Mon 28 and Tue 29 Jan, evenings

Programme Delivery: Tue 05 Feb–Thu 04 Apr, evenings


  • You may have some experience of facilitation or an interest in the field but this is not essential
  • We are looking for people who are friendly and looking to try new things
  • We particularly welcome applications from anyone not in education, employment or training
  • You must have good availability across the dates listed above

Applications for Front Line Facilitators are now open and will close at 10am on Mon 21 Jan.


If you have any questions, please get in touch on 020 7960 4102 or email us at frontline@oldvictheatre.com.

"Just to say a huge thanks ... I am looking forward to progressing with this project thanks to your support, advice and guidance"

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