-Deaf, disabled or faced barriers to training?
– Dedicated to a career in theatre-making?
Discover is a one-week short course in theatre-making and technical production roles. It is open to young Deaf and disabled people (aged 17 – 30) who are passionate about theatre, driven towards a career in the arts and eager to challenge themselves professionally.
The short course is based at Graeae in Hackney, London and at various accessible venues, campuses, and locations across London. You will be introduced to inclusive theatre-making and the technical aspects in the industry with workshops in:
Activism in the Arts
Creative Access in Theatre-making
You might be required to attend evening performances at the drama schools as part of this short course (tickets provided by Graeae).
Graeae works in partnership with London’s leading drama schools and theatre practitioners to deliver Discover. These include:
Rose Bruford College
London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA)
Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (RCSSD)
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA).
There are 20 places available on Discover in October 2019. For those on the course, it also opens opportunities to be considered for Graeae’s future training and artist leadership programmes.
All access support is provided such as access workers or sign language interpreters.
Travel costs inside London are covered where public transport is not possible due to access barriers.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY 24 SEPT!
Application details in BSL at
All access requirements will be met.