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Emerge Company

A new pre-professional training and development program for early-career artists aged 18 to 25 with an interest in pursuing a career in theatre and creating their own work.

This program brings together actors, theatre makers, writers, designers, creators, and anyone developing their own arts practice, to train, collaborate, and create.

Mentored by industry professionals across a series of weekly workshops, the Emerge Company will explore acting techniques and theatre making processes, collaborate on arts projects, and develop skills to create and produce their own independent theatre.

This program is for emerging artists eager to discover new theatrical possibilities, challenge their own creative practice, and gain the tools to build a sustainable career in the arts. Artists will work together to form a company, and create an imaginative, dynamic new work for performance.

The Emerge Company will showcase the work of our most promising emerging theatre makers.

APPLYApplications Closed
WHO18 – 25 years
DATESApplications close: 24 February
Audition / Interview: 2 March 7pm
Stage One: 9 March – 1 April
Stage Two: 19 April – 14 May
Stage Three: 1 June – 25 June
Stage Four: 26 July – 10 September
Performance Week: Week Commencing 13 September (5 x 8hr days)
TIMESTuesdays (6pm – 9pm).
See schedule in Emerge Company 2021 Information and Program Guidelines
LOCATIONGorman Arts Centre
COSTFull payment: $500
Two Instalments: $280 per instalment

Canberra Youth Theatre is proud to work with a number of organisations, including ACT Together, CREATE Foundation, Canberra Refugee Support and The Companion House to offer scholarships to our weekly workshop programs. We also offer open scholarships to individuals and families in the Canberra Region. If you are experiencing financial difficulties, please contact our office on 02 6248 5057 to discuss your options.
NOTESPlease ensure you have read the Emerge Company 2021 Information and Program Guidelines before applying.
COVID SAFE PLANThis workshop will be delivered in line with government social distancing requirements and our COVIDsafe plan.

Our 2021 Emerging Artists program is made possible thanks to the Jeremy Spencer Broom Legacy, Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres, and Creative Partnerships Australia through Plus1.