We are committed to offering young people opportunities to develop their creative talents and skills.
Involvement in the arts can be life changing both for those who love to join in as a hobby and those planning to pursue a creative career.
ZooNation The Kate Prince Company Curtain Raiser
After the success of our first public Curtain Raiser - Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake, Mayflower Engage is excited to announce our second public Curtain Raiser in conjunction with ZooNation - The Kate Prince Company. This year our Curtain Raiser Project will be linked with Some Like It Hip Hop. This fantastic project gives young performers the opportunity to work alongside a world renowned company, creating a short live performance that will be performed for our main house audience as the "curtain raises" on Tuesday 15 and Wednesday 16 October 2019.
We are delighted to continue building on our great partnership with ZooNation - The Kate Prince Company through these projects and invite young people aged 12-18 to audition.
Audition registration deadline: 2 June 2019
Suitable for ages 12-18 | Project Fee: £50 (Sibling Discount and Bursary Available)
Mayflower Summer Youth Dance Intensive
19 – 23 August 2019
Nuffield Southampton Theatres - City
In Partnership with ZoieLogic Dance Theatre and Nuffield Southampton Theatres we are delighted offer an intensive one-week dance workshop for 10-18 year olds led by ZoieLogic Dance Theatre. The workshops will give participants a chance to experience their unique style fusing contact work and exciting narrative led contemporary dance. The workshops will run from Monday to Friday 10am – 4pm with a later finish and show-back on the final day at 5.30pm.
Participant fee is £130 (sibling discounts and bursaries available - please enquire at time of booking).
Call Box Office on 02380 711811 to book.
For additional information, please contact Engage on 02380 711810 or email@example.com
Birmingham Royal Ballet: Swan Lake
Dreams - a performance project for ballet students
July 2019 – February 2020
This is your chance to train and perform with professional dancers from Birmingham Royal Ballet. Dance students of all abilities, aged nine to adult, are invited to audition to take part in this exciting project, which culminates in a performance on the Mayflower stage. If you are selected, you will receive weekly classes and full-day intensives led by former company dancers, before performing Swan Lake on Sunday 2 February. Click here for more information.
Summer Youth Project 2019
Mayflower Production's Summer Youth Project for 2019 is Peter Pan: An Awfully Big Adventure.
Mayflower ZooNation Academy of Dance
We are excited to announce our new Mayflower ZooNation Academy of Dance (MZAD). MZAD is a weekly training academy with ZooNation teachers, covering a range of hip hop styles.
Mayflower Musical Youth Theatre
If you would like the opportunity to sing, dance and around the region and occasionally on our stage, Mayflower Musical Youth Theatre is for you!
Mayflower Young Writers
If you like writing and would like to work with a professional writers, as part of the SO:Write literature development initiative, ArtfulScribe and Mayflower Theatre are inviting young people to get involved with a free exciting creative project that will help develop skills, confidence, and experience of a writer’s life.
After School Club
An After School Club that will inspire and develop young people.
Mayflower Theatre partners with local primary schools who host After School Clubs for KS1 & KS2 pupils. In your own school setting, Mayflower Theatre Practitioners can work with your young people providing an opportunity to enhance their social and life skills, whilst developing their creativity through fun, interactive drama based activities running alongside the programme of shows at the theatre. Registered participants are entitled to a complimentary Mini Membership. Mayflower Theatre provide Practitioners who are qualified First Aiders and administer all sign-up and registrations. If you would like to host a Mayflower After School Club or arrange a free taster session, please contact us.