HAC Young Creatives

An exciting new Harrow Arts Centre programme providing industry skills and knowledge for young adults aged 19-26!

You'll find everything you need to know about the programme below or if you would prefer you can view our Information Pack here!

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What's on Offer:

HAC’s brand new Young Creatives programme aims to develop the skills and industry knowledge of young adults aged 19-26. With various expert guest speakers, facilitators and professionals from the industry, the Autumn course will focus on ‘Live Performance’ and cover topics like acting, music, dance, directing, technical production and more!

As well as practical skills, the course will equip you with industry expertise and will support you in finding a career in the creative industries.

The Autumn course will finish with an intensive week of rehearsals and a live performance in the 500-seater Elliott Hall at Harrow Arts Centre. What’s more, the course is FREE OF CHARGE and we will PAY YOU for the intensive rehearsal and performance time!

If you are interested in pursuing a career in the creative industry, this course is the perfect opportunity to get a taste of life in the limelight, backstage, behind the camera and beyond.

Key Dates:

HAC Young Creatives Live Performance Course (Autumn 2022)

Weeks 1 - 11:
1 session a week for 11-weeks starting 1st September 2022. Every Thursday, 6:30pm - 8pm @ Harrow Arts Centre.

Week 12: (Paid*)
Rehearsal Week:
Monday 14th Nov - Thursday 17th Nov, 10am-5pm
Friday 18th Nov, 2:30pm - 9:30pm

  • Week 1 - 1st September: 'Introduction to the Live Performance Industry'
  • Week 2 - 8th September: 'Live Performance Skills'
  • Week 3 - 15th September: 'Writing for Live Performance'
  • Week 4 - 22nd September: 'Acting Skills'
  • Week 5 - 29th September: 'Directing for Live Performance'
  • Week 6 - 6th October: 'Choreography and Combat Skills'
  • Week 7 - 13th October: 'Music in Live Performance'
  • Week 8 - 20th October: 'Technical Production and Design'
  • Week 9 - 27th October: 'Stage Management and Logistics'
  • Week 10 - 3rd November: 'Innovation in Live Performance'
  • Week 11 - 10th November: 'Finding Work in the Industry'
  • Week 12 - 14th-18th November: 'Creative Showcase Intensive Week'

* All participants will be paid at least the London Living Wage for the rehearsal week and performance showcase.

How to Apply:

We want to hear from you!

If you are interested in participating, please fill out the short application below and we will be in touch within 5 working days to confirm your place on the programme.
Applications for the Autumn programme will close on Thursday 25th August 2022, 5pm.

The Autumn course is currently full however please still apply and you will be placed on our waiting list.

You must be a UK Citizen or Resident to be eligible to take part.

Still Not Sure?

We are on hand to answer any questions should you require further information or clarity! Please email any questions to: bethany.baker@harrow.gov.uk