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TheatreCraft was created in 2003 by Masterclass and began life at the Theatre Royal Haymarket. Now in its 8th 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.
TheatreCraft 2013 took place on Friday 22nd November 2013.
TheatreCraft 2013 was held at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden and welcomed more than 1000 attendees - the event was opened by renowned theatre director Jamie Lloyd.
Now in its eighth year, TheatreCraft is a fun and unique glimpse into the ‘behind the scenes’ world of theatre. Participants spent the day exploring topics including producing, stage management, wig-making, lighting, marketing, theatre journalism, sound, directing, costume design, playwriting and designing.
Delegates were able to choose from over 70 workshops delivered by skilled theatre professionals, meet more than 50 exhibitors in the bustling marketplace, visit the ‘Ask the Experts’ zone which offers one-to-one advice sessions with 33 industry experts and, new this year, go to networking hubs to interact with their peers.
For images from TheatreCraft 2013, 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.
Theatrecraft 2012 took place at the world renowned Royal Opera House on Friday 30 November.
We welcomed over 800 young people for our most successful TheatreCraft yet. With over 40 exhibitors from all areas of the Theatre industry there were one to one advice sessions, workshops and practical sessions held throughout the day offering over 1500 free places.
Michael Grandage opened proceedings on the eve of his season opening at the Noel Coward Theatre. It was an honour to have him there to welcome our attendees and to show his support of the event.
Visit the Theatrecraft archives here.
Come and find out what it takes to build a career beyond the stage.
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