Chance to learn all about the backstage skills at the Thameside Theatre

THERE are 15 places available for young people who want to learn about the backstage experience at the Thameside Theatre in Grays.

The theatre is hosting a Technical Experience Day on Wednesday, 1 April between noon and 3.30pm for people aged 14 to 16 – or in Years 9 to 11 – at £3 each.

The afternoon promises to be full of exciting workshops – led by the technicians of the theatre – and includes a backstage tour, chances to experiment with sound and lighting. It is supported by The Backstage Centre, Purfleet.

The fun workshops are designed to give young people a taste of the backstage world of theatre and how shows are run and are ideal for someone who is looking to have a future career in the arts.

Light refreshments will be provided.

To book call the theatre’s box office on 0845 300 5264 or search Thameside Theatre online through the council’s website.

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