Lloyd Webber Foundation Announces Six Apprenticeship Grants
£14,000 over 2 years to Tangled Feet Theatre Company towards the continuation of their participation programme for 20 individuals, aged 16 to 24, to learn theatre skills over a course of intensive rehearsals, evening classes and internships. The company offers careers guidance throughout and will provide long-term support after the project has finished.
£10,000 to Manchester Royal Exchange Theatre's Young Company that provides professional training and mentoring to young people aged 14-21 from diverse backgrounds in performance, writing, technical design, public speaking, marketing and production. The Young Company is designed to encourage participants to feel the theatre is their 'creative home'.
£15,000 to Chickenshed, towards their inclusive Young Creators Programme enabling 165 young people from diverse and disadvantaged backgrounds to gain creative skills and practical work experience in 10 different disciplines relating to behind the scenes areas of performing arts.
£9,000 to Icon Theatre, Medway to fund their "Theatre Industries Pathways" programme offering professional training, mentoring and careers guidance in a range of theatre production roles for 20 young people in the Medway.
£10,000 to Lake District International Summer Music Festival 2014, to fund 10 bursaries at an intensive 12 day residential programme of training for post-grad musicians, to include one to one tuition, master classes and ensemble performances with professional musicians.