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TheatreCraft was created in 2003 by Masterclass and began life at the Theatre Royal Haymarket. Now in its 11th year it is the essential free Careers Fair for anyone aged 16 to 25 looking for a non-performance based career in theatre. Participants can explore topics including producing, stage management, wig-making, lighting, marketing, theatre journalism, sound, directing, costume design, playwriting and designing.

Whether you are just starting out in theatre or moving onto the next stage in your career Theatrecraft provides the ideal opportunity to focus on how to get where you want to be or try something new.


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On Friday 17th October, TheatreCraft returned to the Royal Opera House. More than 1,000 young people aged 16-25 from all over the UK attended TheatreCraft, the free non-performance theatre careers fair that was opened by The Royal Court’s Artistic Director Vicky Featherstone.

If you're serious about a career in Theatre, TheatreCraft is the only place to be for a unique glimpse into careers ‘behind the scenes'.

TheatreCraft is free and open to anyone aged 16-25 and offers you the chance to:

• Take part in Workshops led by theatre professionals.

• Explore the Marketplace packed with theatre and education providers.

• Join the Ask the Experts zone for one-to-one advice.

• Participate in Networking Hubs and meet your peers and colleagues of the future.


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Further Information About TheatreCraft 2014

For images from TheatreCraft 2014, please click here.

For more details on the event and its achievements, please click here.

For details on past TheatreCraft events, visit the Theatrecraft archives by clicking here.


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Past TheatreCraft Events

For details on previous TheatreCraft events, visit the Theatrecraft archives by clicking here.





Come and find out what it takes to build a career beyond the stage.

TheatreCraft has its own website. Check out www.theatrecraft.org for all the latest info.


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