There are no set qualifications needed to apply for this programme.
Trainees will be chosen based on portfolio or any previous creative work.
Maybe you have experience or training in allied skills:
Are you an actor, director or stage manager?
Have you studied or worked in fashion design, interior design,
architecture, carnival, events?
Genesis Theatre Design Programme
is a free training and mentoring course
for Global Majority applicants who are
from socially and economically challenging backgrounds who want to pursue a career
in theatre as a
Director / Designer
This is a free two-year part-time course
which will incorporate:
Bespoke development opportunities,
Access to leading industry professionals,
Practical on-the-job technical training
in partner theatres.
Each course will run for five terms of study
with a sixth term on placement.
Classes are to be held
for two or three evenings each week,
with one full day every weekend.
Weekday sessions will mostly take place
in our design studio and workshops at
Mulberry UTC in the Heart of Bow, East London.
Weekend sessions will be split between
Brixton House Theatre, the National Theatre
and The School of Historical Dress,
all in South London.