fast forwarding careers in theatre
Cary Ryan, Apprentice on Hamlet Tour 2017, now in third year of BA (Hons) Acting, University of Plymouth
A career in theatre is an immensely rewarding one, but it can almost impossible to make that first step without some professional experience under your belt.
That’s where we step in. We are a talent lab for young or emerging theatre practitioners, providing a range of opportunities to work with us, whatever your specialism or background.
Through our Catapult scheme we offer early career actors, writers, technicians, composers and directors the rare opportunity to work alongside established theatre professionals on a demanding (but fun!) open air Summer tour.
We’re immensely proud to have helped launch the careers of many successful theatre practitioners.
You can read more about them below.
A unique opportunity for young aspirant actors to gain theatre experience and working with a professional cast and crew. Many of our apprentices have successfully gone onto drama school and professional performing careers.
Designed to offer a drama school graduate the chance to gain a credit on their CV and vital experience by playing named parts in our summer tour as a semi-professional cast member.
for everyone else
Many have gone on to be very successful in the world of theatre and television.
Assistant Stage Manager
This scheme is for aspiring stage managers and theatre crew to learn on-the-job on a demanding tour, supported by our experienced stage manager.
Pip Carter was part of the Changeling Youth Theatre and played the part of Claudio in our 2003 production of Much Ado about Nothing just before he went off to RADA. Upon leaving drama school, Pip went on to appear in Party Animals along side Matt Smith, then again as WH Auden in Christopher and his Kind. Pip has also played in Posh and many plays at the National Theatre. He is currently starring in Consent.