One to One Mentorship
We are currently offering free one to one online mentorship to young people during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mentorship programmes are designed collaboratively with participants to reflect their needs and aspirations and delivered by our experienced staff.
Our young people are:
Devising Stand Up Comedy routines
If you'd like to refer a young person for online support, please email email@example.com
Drama Workshops (Ages 11-25)
Each week during term time we deliver workshops for young theatre makers and we are always excited to welcome new members to our company. Our workshops are open to anyone with an interest in theatre.
We're delighted to have returned to covid-secure face to face drama workshops with our new term starting on Monday 6th September.
Workshops for our youth theatre (11 to 16 years) take place on Mondays from 5.15pm to 6.30pm.
Workshops for our young company (17 to 25 years) take place on Mondays from 6.45pm to 8pm.
If you aren't yet taking part and would like to, just drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll send you all the relevant sign up forms.
We are proud to offer bursaries for all of our activities. Do ask if you require one to take part.
Classes are held at Banbury & Bicester College, Broughton Road, OX16 9QA with accessible entry to the theatre.
Professional Skills Workshops (Ages 11-25)
Each term we offer specialist 'Professional Skills' workshops, led by industry professionals on a range of performance disciplines, including:
Vocal Technique and Accents
Clowning and Slapstick
Stand Up Comedy
Workshops are open to all aged 11+ and free to CTC members.
We hope to shortly announce a new season of online professional skills workshops, keep checking back for more information.
Auditions Preparation Classes
During the Winter and Spring terms CTC members interested in applying for drama schools are invited to attend intensive classes on auditions preparation. The sessions include assistance with:
Identifying cast type
Choosing contrasting monologues
Preparing a speech using Stanislavskian and Uta Hagen techniques
Shakespeare analysis and performance support
Cherwell Theatre Company have a long standing history of providing this support to our members and our alumni have trained at many prestigious drama schools including RADA, Mountview, The Central School of Speech & Drama, Italia Conti, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire and the New York Academy of Dramatic Arts.
For more information on any of CTC's Youth Theatre Groups
WHAT OUR PARTICIPANTS SAY
CTC has built me, from the bottom up it has shaped me into the performer that I am today
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Never have I worked with such talented people, a place where you are completely safe to challenge yourself and be brave
CTC has been a great place to work with professionals and young people who share a passion for acting
CTC is a great place for me to both stretch myself as a performer and feel safe around a lovely group of supportive people