TheatreCraft 2012 careers fair to open up industry to those aged 17 to 25
Event will feature representatives from forty exhibitors and will be opened by Michael Grandage.
TheatreCraft, a careers fair for those who are looking for a non-performance employment in theatre, is to take place at the Royal Opera House on Friday 30 November. The event is now in its seventh year and is free to attend.
Participants will explore topics including producing, stage management, make-up, lighting, marketing, theatre journalism, sound, directing, costume design, playwriting and design. Those attending will have the chance to take part in workshops delivered by skilled professionals from across the arts, and to meet representatives from more than forty exhibiting theatres, training providers and education institutions. An ‘Ask the Experts’ zone will offer one-to-one advice sessions with leading industry figures.
Royal Opera House staff will be leading workshops in lighting, lighting visualization, armoury, education, make-up and costume production; as well as offering visits up the flytower, and back-stage tours. Opportunities available here at the Royal Opera House through our apprenticeship and work experience schemes will also be promoted at the event.
The event, which will run from 9am to 3.30pm, will be opened by theatre director and producer Michael Grandage.
TheatreCraft is organized by Creative and Cultural Skills, Mousetrap Theatre Projects, the Royal Opera House, the Society of London Theatre and the Theatre Royal Haymarket Masterclass Trust. It is sponsored by PLASA, White Light and Autograph and its media partners are A Younger Theatre, Lighting & Sound International and The Stage.