5-10’s Mercury Young Company

14 week autumn/winter term

5-10s MYC photo - boy jumping excitedly on blue background
Show Information
Showing on:
Tue 7 September 2021
Price:
Venue:
Creative Learning Space
Age Guidance:
5-10s

Join the Mercury Young Company!

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:
7th Sep 2021
14th Sep 2021
21st Sep 2021
28th Sep 2021
5th Oct 2021
12th Oct 2021
19th Oct 2021
HALF TERM – no session this week.
2nd Nov 2021
9th Nov 2021
16th Nov 2021
23th Nov 2021
30th Nov 2021
7th Dec 2021
14th Dec 2021

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

MYC T-Shirts
Your MYC T-shirt is included in the cost of the term.
If your T-shirt gets lost or damaged, you will need to order a new one from our box office.
Young People are expected to wear their T-shirt at all sessions.

Accessibility
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
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 sanitation stations if required. For more information on how we are keeping everyone safe please click here.

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