Intro To Technical Theatre

A  short ‘Introduction to Technical Theatre’ course for young people aged 13 – 19

Are you interested in developing new skills in stage management, lighting, sound and visual technologies?

Do you want to work alongside a live production and make it come to life? If so, our introduction to technical theatre could be just the thing for you.

The course, led by Oldham Theatre Workshop and in partnership with Oldham Coliseum Theatre is designed to offer young people (aged 13 – 19 yrs) their first opportunity to learn about some of the technical aspects of the theatre making process. Leading industry professionals will join the process to deliver specific modules on Lighting, Sound and Stage Management. On completion, participants will gain a number of course specific AQA qualifications and a portfolio of work produced. We will also be working closely with partners in further and higher education to ensure a clear pathway for those wishing to continue learning in this field.


Tuesday evenings 6 – 9pm. 

First session

04th June 2024

Production week

Sunday 28th July – Saturday 3rd August


Weekly sessions will take place at Oldham Library

Production week at QE Hall Oldham


This course is fully funded and therefore FREE to all participants. Support will also be given to cover any expenses incurred and to ensure all financial barriers to participation are removed.

How Do I Sign Up? 

Just fill out the form below and click submit.

Application deadline: 12:00pm Friday 31st May 2024

For any other information please call the OTW office: 0161 770 3240

  • If under the age of 18 please input the name of a guardian or parent.
  • If under the age of 18 please input a contact telephone number for a guardian or parent.
  • If under the age of 18 please input an email address for a guardian or parent.
    Please select which technical role interests you the most. * No previous training or experience is required to apply for any of these roles.
  • Tell us a bit about yourself and why you would like to be part of this year's technical theatre course? We are particularly interested in what inspires you and what your aspirations are.

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