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Young Creatives (16-25):

Pegasus Performance Lab: Young Artist’s Residency with the Conker Group Tuesday 30th May – Saturday 3rd June 2017 (May Half Term)

A Free Training & Development opportunity for all creative and curious young people aged 16-25.

No experience necessary.

PPL Design 2 Pegasus Performance Lab is a unique opportunity to work with a professional company to create an exciting and innovative new show which will be shared for the first time at Pegasus Theatre on Saturday 3rd June.

During the residency, you will be invited to help create & perform in a show alongside theatre-makers from The Conker Group, a professional company. The show you’ll be making is entitled ‘A Very British Bird Show’. It will use migrating birds to explore what it means to make extraordinary journeys in search of a home through the use of song, movement and audio recordings. You do not need to be able to sing, dance, know about migrating birds or have done any acting before, The Conker Group welcome anyone who is interested in trying something different, developing creative confidence and collaborating as a team.

The residency will culminate in a professionally staged work-in-progress performance at Pegasus Theatre.

The residency offer includes:

  • No cost to attend, with help towards travel costs / expenses
  • A chance to gain insight into a professional working theatre environment
  • Creating & performing in a staged production
  • The opportunity to build creative confidence, to network & to learn new skills
  • The residency will be delivered over five sessions on Tuesday 30th May – Friday 2nd June from 10:30am – 2pm & Saturday 3rd June 11am – 7pm (including work-in-progress performance). You must be available to commit to all 5 sessions in order to take part.

About The Conker Group: The Conker Group officially formed in 2015 as a company dedicated to making new performances that respond to the world around us in subject and form. They use a playful approach to ask questions about contemporary socio-political issues.  Find out more:

About Pegasus Theatre: Pegasus is a key arts centre in South East England specialising in youth theatre, creating new performance work, supporting new and emerging artists and community groups.

Eligibility: Open to all creative & curious young people aged 16-25, no experience necessary.

How to apply: We only have 12 spaces on this residency. Please complete an application form & return to by the deadline date.

Deadline: Wednesday 17th May at 5pm. Successful applicants will be contacted on Friday 19th May.

Contact: / 01865812163

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Work Experience:

We offer week-long work experience for 15-17 year olds, where they can get an insight into the range of roles within a working theatre, including experiencing front of house, technical, box office, marketing and administration and workshops. For 18-25 year olds we offer longer-term placements on specific projects, with tailored learning outcomes for each individual.

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Young Leaders:

We provide opportunities for young people who are interested in becoming arts leaders in the future to train with us as Assistant Facilitators and to help shape our future through our Youth Board.

For more information, please contact –

Pegasus Courses

There are still spaces on courses for Summer 2017

Information is on the courses page, and places can be booked by calling the Box Office – 01865 812150, Tuesday to Friday 11am-6pm, Saturday 10am-2pm – or popping in.


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