Opportunities for ages 3 - 25 years. Get involved in our regular sessions or one-off projects that run throughout the year!Find Out More
We offer a wide range of activities for Schools and Colleges, from workshops and backstage tours, to our Teachers' Network and CPD sessions.Find Out More
Activities and events for community groups, such as Act V (for older adults), Chinese New Year and Nepalese New Year.Find Out More
A range of professional development opportunities for regionally based theatre practitioners at all stages of their careers.Find Out More
An audition workshop for Half of Me will be held on Thursday 6th October, Mercury Studio Theatre 6.30-8.30pm. Alternative audition workshop date of Thursday 13th October.
Over the first five days of August the Creative Learning and Talent team ran hACkT, a summer school with a difference for 25 young people aged 11-16 years. hACkT…
Our Youth Theatres run weekly during term time and provide a friendly space for young people to develop performance skills, build confidence and explore their creativity. No experience is necessary - just enthusiasm!
It’s free for teachers to join our teachers' network! Benefits include discounted workshops/tours, an invitation to attend our Network Members VIP night and the Teachers' Network newsletter.
We want students to have the chance to tell a story that is important to them. To feel that theatre gives them the opportunity to say something they care…
Sweeney Todd: In Autumn/Winter 2016 Mercury Theatre Colchester will be producing Sweeney Todd, the critically-acclaimed Stephen Sondheim musical thriller, on our main stage. We are looking for members of the local community to be involved in this production.
See the final portraits in our Digby Gallery exhibition, until Monday 3 October. Free entry from 10am Mon-Sat. “We all know the major characters in Shakespeare’s plays, but…
Seniors Matinee ticket holders can enjoy a pre-performance FREE talk and tea or coffee at 1.30pm.
I found out about the Early Career Training Programme from a friend who had already applied to enrol on the scheme. At the time I was working in an inflexible…
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Serious about working in Theatre? Here’s a chance to kick-start your career!
MonologueSlam, THE industry showcase for actors, is returning to Essex!
Actors of all ages and backgrounds have the chance to audition, train and show their skills to a panel of casting agents, directors, theatre professionals and a welcoming audience.
Whilst in his final year at the Colchester Institute on their Learning for Living & Work course, James Bacon spent 9 months doing work experience with our box office…
Gain hands-on experience at the Mercury as part of your degree