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
Integrated into our young people’s programmes, including our Garrison Youth Theatre, Garrison Summer Schools and Take Flight Summer School, our Arts Award moderation saw a 100% pass rate The Mercury’s…
Be part of our youth theatre production of Treasure Island
At the Mercury Theatre, we are keen to support local fundraising events, and to have great relationships with local schools. Every month we receive an overwhelming number of requests for support and prizes and, as a registered charity ourselves, we have to limit the number of donations we make. To help us to make the difficult decision of to whom we provide prize vouchers, we have created the application form below. Please read the instructions carefully.
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.
This February half term, the Mercury Theatre hosted the Aspire: Theatre Work Experience course. The 2-day workshop was funded by Action for Children and was designed for young…
At the Mercury Theatre, we are keen to support local fundraising events. Every month we receive an overwhelming number of requests for support and prizes and, as a registered charity ourselves, we have to limit the number of donations we make. To help us to make the difficult decision of to whom we provide prize vouchers, we have created the form below. Please read the instructions carefully.
Act V is a fun group for older adults to explore the creative arts in a relaxed environment.
We have an exciting audition opportunity for the role of Young Rose in the Made In Colchester production of Pieces of String. This role is suitable for girls aged 14-16yrs.
A unique opportunity to engage with other theatre professionals
“I’m about to do my fourth and final year at university” I would say. “What are you studying?” “Physics,” and whoever I was talking to would pull the same face that…
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