Sign up for Young Company auditions

Picture1Buxton Opera House and Pavilion Arts Centre Young Company (YC) is a true success story.

Since its inception in November 2014 young performers have collaborated with the National Theatre Connections Festival and appeared at The Lowry in Salford and also performed with English Touring Opera, to mention a few just a few recent highlights.Young Company is now recruiting for performers between the ages of 12 to 25 to become members of the group and take part in some exciting new projects.

The intake workshops will be held on the evenings of Wednesday 24 and Friday 26 June 2015. Those selected at the auditions will start rehearsals in September 2015, working towards a live main-house production in 2016. During the 10-month period performers will work with industry professionals who will impart all the necessary skills needed to produce an outstanding level of production.

Not only will participants receive training in performance, but also backstage and marketing. All applicants must hold Young Company membership at the time of applying.

To register for an audition slot, simply complete the online form available at

The deadline for applications is: Friday June 19 2015. Young Company auditions will take the form of a group workshop and participants will be asked to take part in a series of group exercises. YC: Acting will involve some text based work and improvisation. YC: Musical Theatre will involve some singing, dancing and improvisation work.