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Transformative opportunities for young people

Young Storyhouse creates transformative opportunities for young people in the local community aged 5-25, by harnessing the power of arts and creativity.

Young Storyhouse, through programmes of groups and sessions, provides young people with real-life experience in arts and libraries and supports them to gain new skills, build friendships and achieve qualifications – all for free.

Young Storyhouse: theatre (ages 5-17)

Develop performance skills and get opportunities to create theatre and perform on stage.

Youth Theatre for ages 5-7
Youth Theatre for ages 8-10 
Youth Theatre for ages 11-13
Youth Theatre for ages 14-17

Young Storyhouse: theatre (for ages 18-25)

Storyhouse Young Company is  a free training programme for 18-25 year olds who are interested in performing.

Find out more about SYC

Young Storyhouse: skills development

Connect with other young people, discover your passion and develop job skills with mentoring, training and practical opportunities to grow and create.

Young Programmers is for young people who are interested in gaining practical experience in curation, event management, arts administration and marketing.

Find out more about Young Programmers

Young Leaders is for young people aged 14-25 with limited opportunities to connect with others, discover their passion and gain work skills, and who may need extra support.

Find out more about Young Leaders

Young Storyhouse: cinema

Learn about the film industry, create film festivals and meet experts. BFI Film Academy will return in autumn 2024.

Find out more about BFI Film Academy at Storyhouse

Storyhouse and Schools

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