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Graeae’s Ensemble, Cert HE course in Theatre Making and Leadership – Applications open!

The course offers unparalleled access to industry and training expertise whilst artists can develop their skills in a fully accessible training environment.

Deadline: 1st July 2021

Posted: 03/11/2021

Graeae Ensemble is a pioneering Cert HE in Theatre Making and Leadership accredited by Rose Bruford College
and is proudly disabled-led. The course is delivered by highly skilled
practitioners and visionary artists and supported by mentors working in
the theatre industry, TV, film and radio.

By undertaking this
course, you will develop skills in acting, performance and accessible
theatre making which forms part of the course’s final devising process
culminating in a public performance in 2022.

Graeae acknowledges the importance of face to face learning and
collaboration whilst also embracing the benefits of digital learning,
both to ensure a high standard of professional drama training.

2021, this course could be delivered online to provide a covid-safe
environment for those who may be still shielding or made vulnerable
under the pandemic.

In 2022, this course is set to be delivered as
face to face learning at Graeae and Rose Bruford College (London and
Kent). Approximately 20% of this course could be delivered online
including discussion-based tutorials, research and reading and 1:1
industry mentoring.

To be considered for this course, your application will demonstrate that you meet the following criteria:

  • Be aged between 17 and 29 (as of 10 September 2021)
  • Be passionate about theatre
  • Be
    ready to take on new challenges and move outside comfort zones (access
    requirements will be met at all times to ensure a level playing field)
  • Be committed to working as a member of a performance ensemble
  • Be
    Deaf and/or disabled, or have faced barriers to formal training,
    further education and/or employment due to access needs not being met
  • Be available to train full-time from January – July 2022

The fee for this course is £9,250. This includes all training, course
materials, theatre visits, access to Graeae’s library of plays and Rose
Bruford College’s learning resources, and 1:1 mentoring.

For more information, visit the website.


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