Old Vic Theatre Makers

Making a career in theatre is harder than ever, but is also more vital than ever. 

In 2020, we are transforming our annual Summer School into Old Vic Theatre Makers; a free six-month online 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. 

This year’s Old Vic Theatre Makers are currently with us working towards a showcase in Jan 2021. You can follow their journey on this page, and find out what they get up to:

MEET THE OLD VIC THEATRE MAKERS 2020/ 2021

Our first ever OV Theatre Makers are:  

Alexcia Hume, Anna Constantinides, Brandon Robinson – Connolly, Cameron Macgregor, Camilla Anvar, Chantelle Kingori, Eliz Avni, Fisola Kelly-Akinnuoye, Gabe Winsor, Imani Wenham, Katie Leigh, Keri Mosuro, Kevin Mesiti, Lucy Anne Wilson, Mathew Kollamkulam, Michael Tominey, Mohammed Barber, Nadia AnimOzioma IhesieneQuennie Alexa LimRodrigo Mella. They introduce themselves below:

OLD VIC THEATRE MAKERS – ONE MINUTE PERFORMANCES

During September’s workshop, our OV Theatre Makers company split into groups and were given one hour to create five one-minute short Zoom performances that were fun, exciting and celebrated the online medium. After a speedy creative devising process, each group performed their pieces live on Zoom, which we captured and are thrilled to share their works-in-progress with you here:

1. ‘Tunnel Vision’ – devised by Camilla, Chantelle, Gabe, Ozioma & Rodrigo
2. ‘Last Bot Standing’ – devised by Eliz, Imani, Katie & Mathew
3. ‘Natural Curiosities’ – devised by Brandon, Keri, Mohammed & Quennie
4. ‘Emotions’ – devised by Alexcia, Anna, Cameron & Lucy
5. ‘Contact’ – devised by Fisola, Kevin, Michael & Nadia

Applications for Old Vic Theatre Makers 2020 are now closed.

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