StageXchange is a programme for youth groups serving disadvantaged communities and groups for young people in specific circumstances, such as young carers and those in care.
A series of 6 drama-based workshops, which can be on any theme and tailored to suit your needs
A group visit to see a West End show
Workshops are delivered by expert Creative Practitioners in your youth group setting/’home’ venue.
To inspire young people who might not have done any drama previously
To help participants develop confidence and life skills, including communication and creativity
Cost: £25 contribution from your youth group + £5 per theatre ticket
Subject to funding, we can run StageXchange projects at any time throughout the year. Please complete this short enquiry form and we’ll take it from there!
Our current StageXchange projects are funded by the7Stars Foundation
All groups who have participated in StageXchange will have the opportunity to expand on their experience and take part in Next Stage.
Next Stage is a 6-part programme which uses drama to help participants develop their aims for their own 'next stage'. From interview techniques to pitching and presentation skills, the focus is on developing participants’ employability through discussion and drama-based activities, including role-play.
Greater self-awareness and self-confidence
Increased confidence to try new things
Broader outlook on the world and increased cultural awareness
Greater empathy, listening skills and improved behaviour towards their peers
Collaboration and team-playing skills
More clarity on career goals and aims
Please note: Next Stage is only open to groups who have participated on StageXchange programme.
Next Stage is generously supported by The London Community Foundation’s SEGRO Community Fund