Do you like the performing arts but aren’t sure if being on stage is for you? Over 2 days, Roundhouse will give you access to what is going on behind the scenes of the summer productions, including Barber Shop Chronicles, and the people who make them happen. Through fun and practical workshops, and backstage tours, you will discover what happens off-stage from sound design and stage management, to technical operating and directing. For those aged 12+, you will have the opportunity to watch Barber Shop Chronicles on Tuesday 30th July 8-10pm, permission slips will be emailed and posted to parents/guardians before the project, you will need to bring these on the first day to watch the show. Dinner will be provided.

What will I get from taking part?
• Introduction to the different off-stage roles in theatre
• Access to behind the scenes of current productions
• Introduction to the basic skills in various areas of theatre from set design to stage management to directing.
• Take a guided backstage tour of Roundhouse

Who will be teaching the project?
Professionals from Barber Shop Chronicles, Hive City Legacy plus more.

Do I need any particular skills or experience to take part?
No experience necessary.

Is there anything I need to bring or wear?
Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a packed lunch with you on both days. If you would like to attend the show on Tuesday (12+), please bring your permission slip, dinner will be provided in between the workshop and show.

How do I pay for this project?
You can pay for your place with a debit or credit card when you book online. If you don’t have a card you can pay by visiting us in person or by calling us on 0300 6789 222 (option 4). We are open Tue – Fri 9.30am – 9pm and Sat – Mon 9.30am – 5pm.

I’m not sure I can afford to take part…
If you need help to pay for things like project fees, transport or childcare, we can help. Find out how you can get support.

If you are using a bursary to pay for the project, please ensure you arrange this with the Advice Base with plenty of time before the start of the project.

I have additional needs. Can I still take part?
We have places available on all our projects for individuals with additional needs. Get in touch so that we can discuss your requirements and do our best in supporting you.

Where is the project taking place?
Roundhouse studios