18-25s Mercury Young Company

14 week autumn/winter term

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Showing on:
Wed 8 September 2021
2 hours
Creative Learning Space
Age Guidance:

We’re delighted to be offering 18-25s their own Mercury Young Company group for the first time!

The Mercury’s main drama company you know and love has expanded to offer more opportunities to the amazing young people we welcome through our doors each week.

MYC Performers will receive weekly training from our Mercury teaching artists, which will develop:

  • Voice
  • Movement
  • Text analysis
  • Creating a character
  • Scene work
  • Improvisation skills
  • Acting techniques

Mercury Young Company Performers will also have access to:

  • The Mercury’s dedicated learning space
  • Regular performance opportunities including an end of year performance
  • Open rehearsals for Mercury Productions
  • Free tickets for open dress rehearsals or preview performances for Mercury Productions
  • Mercury Connects – the theatre’s social network, which provides opportunities in the arts, information about events, tickets and work in the East of England.
  • Mentoring from theatre staff and exclusive backstage access

Please find all dates for the 14 week Autumn term below:
8th Sep 2021
15th Sep 2021
22nd Sep 2021
29th Sep 2021
6th Oct 2021
13th Oct 2021
20th Oct 2021
HALF TERM – no session this week.
3rd Nov 2021
10th Nov 2021
17th Nov 2021
24th Nov 2021
1st Dec 2021
8th Dec 2021
15th Dec 2021

Bursary Places – a limited number of bursary places are available. For more information see here.

All of our activities are accessible and inclusive and you are able to inform us of any additional requirements you have when booking or by becoming a member of our Access for All scheme here. Through funding from Essex Short Breaks, we will also have youth assistants on hand to support our MYC groups up to 18 years, plus additional SEND-specific activities such as Move and Groove and Party Nights.

Covid-19 Guidelines
Please note: We are following the current Government roadmap for a safe re-opening and we will continue to take all measures to keep audiences and participants safe, in accordance with up-to-date Government guidelines. All Creative Engagement activity will maintain social distancing, and provide hand sanitisation stations. For further info on how we are keeping everyone safe please visit here.

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