WORK EXPERIENCE: THE OLD VIC TAKEOVER

(c) Alex Brenner

Ever wondered what it’s like to work for London’s leading, independent, not-for-profit theatre?

You will take on a series of challenges set by different departments such as producing, marketing and front of house. Through each workshop you will gain an insight into how a busy producing theatre operates and try your hand at a range of different roles. At the end of the week, you will work together as a team to curate, plan and run your own online event, putting to use all the knowledge you have gained over the course of the programme.

I’m going to remember this for the rest of my life’ Participant, The Old Vic Takeover 2020

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The Course

Over the course of one week, you will:

  • Discover how a producing theatre operates
  • Meet industry professionals and find out more about careers in the arts
  • Develop key employability skills – teamwork, communication, problem solving and public speaking

You will take on a series of challenges set by different departments such as producing, marketing and front of house. Through each workshop you will gain an insight into how a busy producing theatre operates and try your hand at a range of different roles. At the end of the week, you will work together as a team to curate, plan and run your own online event, putting to use all the knowledge you have gained over the course of the programme.

Eligibility

The Old Vic is offering a one-week, online, work experience programme for up to 20 participants aged 16–18 years old

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Applications are now closed.

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The Old Vic Takeover is made possible thanks to generous support from the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund.