Bubble Young Theatre Makers Training Programme

Due to the pandemic we will be postponing the next Young Theatre Makers programme.

We will look to run the programme again as soon as we can safely do so. Please keep checking the website, social media or email natalie@londonbubble.org.uk to be added to our mailing list.


Do you love drama? Do you have something to say about society? Are you 18-25 years old?

Our Young Theatre Makers create plays that inspire other young people to talk about challenging issues.

The programme runs twice each year and we need YOU to make it happen.

The 12 week programme includes …

  • Participating in drama workshops
  • Leading workshops for other young people
  • Devising a play
  • Performing the play in a range of schools and youth settings
  • Professional practice training sessions
  • Work experience placements and support with finding and applying for employment, education and training opportunities.
  • Theatre trips

Whilst on the programme, participants will complete an enhanced DBS check and Emergency First Aid In The Workplace training.

The Young Theatre Makers programme uses drama to help participants …

  • Build self-confidence
  • Increase social connections
  • Develop self discipline
  • Get job-ready
  • Gain access to the arts industry

We meet on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons, 1-5pm. Travel is reimbursed and Lunch is provided.

Take a look at this short film of our Young Theatre Makers telling you about the project in their own words.

After the programme, participants can join in monthly Bubble Young Associate sessions, attend theatre trips, drop in for ongoing support and more.

Previous participants have gone on to: 

  • Gain employment
  • Start apprenticeships
  • Train at drama schools / attend university / study at college
  • Work for London Bubble on participatory groups and bespoke projects
  • Become professional actors

If you are interested in the programme and would like more information, please contact natalie@londonbubble.org.uk, with your name, age and which borough you live in.

This project has been awarded Standard 2 by Project Oracle.


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