The Old Vic 12 Workshops


The Old Vic 12 are a company of some of the most exciting talent across writing, directing, producing, composition and design. Selected from over 1,200 applicants, they will spend a year working with The Old Vic throughout our bicentenary year and beyond, and today we are pleased to announce the first of a series of free workshops, hosted by three members of The Old Vic 12.

These events will give entry level artists the chance to explore different disciplines within the theatre industry. All workshops are free to attend. Participants must be 16+.

Writing the (im)Perfect Character

With Gareth Farr
Tuesday 13 February, 10.30am-12.30pm
St. John’s Church, Waterloo
For: Writers, any level

Is anyone’s character perfect? Give your character’s the best shot by exploring Gareth’s imaginative techniques in developing ways to build, hear and see characters – breathing life into your plays.

Writing the (im)Perfect Character - book your free tickets

Actor-Musicians from a Composer’s Perspective

With Tom Barnes
Tuesday 13 February, 1.00pm-3.00pm
St. John’s Church, Waterloo
For: Actor-Musicians

Focusing on musical interpretation and improvisation, composer and musical director Tom Barnes will lead a practical workshop aimed at actor-musicians looking to improve their musicianship.

Actor-Musicians from a Composer's Perspective - book your free tickets

First Time at the Edinburgh Fringe

With Ciara McCafferty
Tuesday 13 February, 3.30pm-5.30pm
St. John’s Church, Waterloo
For: Producers or Artists wanting to take work to Edinburgh for the first time

Is taking a show to the Edinburgh Fringe the right decision for you? And if so, where do you start? Join Producer Ciara McCafferty and get the low down on all things Edinburgh, the largest arts festival in the world.

First Time at the Edinburgh Fringe - book your free tickets


The Old Vic 12 is generously supported for 2017/18 by Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation, Robert Bourne, Nick Clarry, Hani Farsi, Nathalie & Nicolas Giauque, Laura & Nigel Mead and The Old Vic Impact Fund.

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