WHERE FUTURES BEGIN
The Old Vic is a gateway to a world of creative, social and employment opportunities in the theatre.
World-renowned, The Old Vic today leads the way for the next generation of theatre-goers and theatre-makers as it has done for over 200 years. Whether your interest is in theatre on or off stage, in broadening your creative imagination, or simply learning how to communicate better in an interview, this is where futures begin.
Find out more about different careers in the theatre industry and develop key transferable skills through paid placements for 16–25 year olds.
FRONT LINE FACILITATORS
Our creative practitioner programme for people aged 18+, offering advanced hands-on experience in creative facilitation and the chance to develop key transferable skills.
OLD VIC BACKSTAGE
Old Vic Backstage offers paid placements on an Old Vic main stage production to six 18–25 year olds from backgrounds underrepresented in the arts.
Old Vic Playwriting
A professional development course, led by playwright Ella Hickson, exploring how to write for big stages.
OLD VIC THEATRE MAKERS
A free six-month programme for 18–25 year olds to develop creative connections and create a toolkit to discuss and make theatre in the midst of our changing society.
Find production packs containing exclusive content, workshops from theatre professionals, wellbeing exercises and more on The Old Vic’s Education Hub.