Graeae Discover: short course in theatre-making for Deaf and disabled people aged 17-30

Graeae are looking to reach young Deaf and disabled people aged 17-30, who are passionate about theatre and want to pursue a career in the arts. This course is free of charge and we provide all access support required.

Dates: 21 - 25 October 2019

Location: Graeae Theatre Company, Bradbury Studios , 138 Kingsland Road, E2 8DY  

Applications close on Tuesday 24 September 2019

Posted: 09/03/2019

Graeae Discover is a FREE one-week short course in
theatre-making and technical production roles, running from 21 – 25 October

It is open to young Deaf and disabled people (aged 17 – 30)
who are passionate about theatre, driven towards a career in the arts and eager
to challenge themselves professionally.


The short course is based at Graeae in Hackney, London and
at various accessible venues, campuses, and locations across London. You will
be introduced to inclusive theatre-making and the technical aspects in the
industry with workshops in:

– Activism in the Arts

– Creative Access in Theatre-making

– Devising Performance

– Improvisation

– Voice

– Movement

– Technical Theatre

You might be required to attend evening performances at the
drama schools as part of this short course (tickets provided by Graeae).

Graeae works in partnership with London’s leading drama
schools and theatre practitioners to deliver Discover. These include:

– Rose Bruford College

– London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA)

– Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (RCSSD)

– Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA)

There are 20 places available on Discover in October 2019.
For those on the course, it also opens opportunities to be considered for
Graeae’s future training and artist leadership programmes.

All access support is provided such as access workers or
sign language interpreters.

Travel costs inside London are covered where public
transport is not possible due to access barriers.


Applications close on Tuesday 24 September 2019.

This information is available in a variety of accessible

Email or call 020 7613 6900

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