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Jigsaw

 

 

STAGE 65 YOUTH THEATRE

Stage 65, our Youth Theatre, offers weekly workshops, end of term performances, productions on our stages and a range of discounts to anyone aged 4-25 years. These workshops are a fantastic opportunity if you want a career in theatre, or even if you would just like to meet new friends and take part in the arts.

Workshops take place at Salisbury Playhouse, Exeter House School, Stonehenge School, Amesbury and St Andrew's Hall, Tidworth.  Fees are outlined on our registration forms (reduced membership rates and bursaries are also available).

If you would like to join our youth theatre or know someone who might, contact the Take Part department at takepart@wiltshirecreative.co.uk or complete the online registration form below.

If you would like to join one our Salisbury Stage 65 groups, please complete our online form here.

If you would like to join one of our Amesbury, Tidworth or Exeter House Stage 65 groups, please email takepart@wiltshirecreative.co.uk

 

JIGSAW: YOUTH DANCE COMPANY

Interested in contemporary dance? Our Youth Dance Company, Jigsaw, empowers young people to express themselves through dance, encouraging them to not only learn dance, but to learn about choreography and giving them the tools to create their own work.

Jigsaw receive high quality dance opportunities with professional dancers and companies which have included 2Faced Dance and Yorke Dance, as well as the opportunity to perform at regional festivals such as Origins at Pavilion Dance South West.

For young people aged 14-18 with weekly rehearsals at Salisbury Arts Centre.

Interested in joining Jigsaw? Our next audition is on Monday 16 September, 5.30pm - 7pm at Salisbury Arts Centre. To sign up please contact georgie.batchelor@wiltshirecreative.co.uk or complete the online registration form here.

Twitter: @jigsaw_SYDC 

Instagram: @jigsaw_salisburyyouthdanceco

 

YOUNG AMBASSADORS

We are now recruiting for this year’s Young Ambassadors Scheme.

Wiltshire Creative Young Ambassadors is open to any young person aged 14-21 and meets monthly to discuss how Wiltshire Creative can be more responsive, made more relevant and exciting for the Young People of our local community.

The Young Ambassadors advocate for the organisation and are responsible for communicating the exciting work done here at Wiltshire Creative for the Young People in the local area. They also have the opportunity to support the organisation with staff recruitment and on major projects such as exhibitions and festivals.  In the past, our Young Ambassadors have:

• Worked on staff recruitment throughout the year as appropriate. In 2018, young ambassadors helped to recruit the position of Creative Learning Officer and members of the board of trustees.

• Worked on the Festival Exhibition Curators Panel. Working with guest curators and our team, to curate artwork for Salisbury International Festival.

• Event blogging and promotion

• Worked with Noble Prize winner Rebecca Johnson in the debate element of the International Arts Festival, ‘The Festival of Ideas’

In 2019/2020, our Young Ambassadors will be leading on an exciting Takeover Festival which will involve coordinating, planning and running their own festival. They will programme shows, book live music and film and create a truly unique two-week festival celebrating the arts and young people in Wiltshire.

The Takeover Festival will be happening at Salisbury Arts Centre and Playhouse 6th April -17th April 2020.

Membership to our Young Ambassadors group is absolutely free and meetings will take place twice a month. A full schedule of meetings will be given out in the first meeting which will be on the 18th October 5pm at Salisbury Playhouse

If you would like to be a young ambassador, please complete the online form here.