A voluntary community arts project assisting 20 young people aged 11 – 21 to organise and manage auditions across Telford and a live show to a an audience of 630 at The Place Theatre Oakengates.Young people learn all aspects of putting on a professional show including health and safety, technical aspects and marketing as well as working towards an Arts Award, DofE and Vinvolved certificate. They meet twice a week and some weekends and provides a practical introduction to the arts and the opportunity to work alongside professional artists.
The outcome is to enable young people to learn a host of new skills that will assist them in entering education, training or employment. To help them build better relationships with adults, raise their confidence and open to their full potential. The project aims to take young people beyond any limiting beliefs they may have had about themselves and increase their future opportunities.