Graeae: Call for Applications, Ensemble training programme

Closing Date: 1 July 2021


Location: London

Remuneration: N/A


A bright yellow graphic which shows the logo for Ensemble, reading "Graeae Ensemble - launching a new generation of Deaf and disabled theatre makers" accredited by Rose Bruford College. Photos of previous young artists are shown in breakout graphics, surrounded by brightly coloured shapes.

Graeae’s Ensemble Cert HE course in Theatre Making and Leadership is a level 4 course in partnership with Rose Bruford College, in association with Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, LAMDA and RADA.

The course offers unparalleled access to industry and training expertise whilst artists can develop their skills in a fully accessible training environment.

Graeae Ensemble is a pioneering Cert HE in Theatre Making and Leadership accredited by Rose Bruford College and is proudly disabled-led. The course is delivered by highly skilled practitioners and visionary artists and supported by mentors working in the theatre industry, TV, film and radio.

By undertaking this course, you will develop skills in acting, performance and accessible theatre making which forms part of the course’s final devising process culminating in a public performance in 2022.

To be considered for this course, your application will demonstrate that you meet the following criteria:

-Be aged between 17 and 29 (as of 10 September 2021)
-Be passionate about theatre
-Be ready to take on new challenges and move outside comfort zones (access requirements will be met at all times to ensure a level playing field)
-Be committed to working as a member of a performance ensemble
-Be Deaf and/or disabled, or have faced barriers to formal training, further education and/or employment due to access needs not being met
-Be available to train full-time from January – July 2022

For full information on course content, see the Ensemble brochure and/or visit our website.