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Creative Apprenticeship Colchester

For young people aged 14-18yrs to develop skills & build friendships

  • Started Feb 24
  • Referral
  • Online via Zoom

Service Description

As part of the Colchester Cultural Education Partnership Creative Apprenticeship programme, The Dance Network Association & The Mercury Theatre Colchester are offering young people aged 14-18yrs the chance to be involved in a 10-week online dance & acting course. As a Creative Apprenticeship, you will – • Develop leadership and collaboration skills • Earn a Silver Arts Award (equivalent to RQF level 2 or a GCSE) • Learn a new skill over 10 weeks in Dance & Acting • Network and build new friendships with like-minded young creatives in Colchester • Interview an arts professional to research potential career pathways • Work with a professional arts organisation, creating a final project, to engage the people of Colchester with The Mercury Theatre. • Attend an arts event for free and review it DNA is hosting the initial part of the programme and young people will have the opportunity to take part on a 5-week dance course combining new skills in dance, movement and expression, building confidence, improving self-esteem and leadership skills whilst building friendships with other young creatives and developing a portfolio of learning for the Silver Arts Award. The dance workshops will begin on Wednesday 24 February 2021 and continue for 5 consecutive weeks between 16:30 - 17:30pm. Apply now! Be part of something bigger in Colchester. FREE for those referred by their school £35 subsidised cost for other interested young people (full programme via CCEP)

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C/O The Mercury Theatre Colchester CO1 1PT, UK

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