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Young Associates

If you are a writer, actor, producer, dancer, director, designer, or film-maker aged between 17-25, you could be one of our 8 Young Associates to be on placement with us until July 2014.

  • Apply by 2 September

 Young Associates will become a youth steering group for our Co-operative Foundation funded project Truth about Youth (TAY). The project is a national initiative to challenges and changes negative perceptions about young people, by supporting projects which enable them to work with adults, the media and the wider community. As a Young Associate, you will become a Truth about Youth Ambassador, representing Ovalhouse and promoting the positive image of London’s young.

As a Young Associate you will work towards a Silver Arts Award, lead projects and assist in Truth about Youth’s major performances throughout 2013/14.
To apply please email a CV and covering letter, detailing relevant experience (previous placements/castings/education and training) and telling us why you think you would make a strong Young Associate for Truth about Youth. Please clearly state on the letter your preferred strand (eg. Director).

Please note this is NOT a full-time placement but the demands are high, the rewards higher and a strong level of commitment is required.

Applications to be sent to by Monday 2 September 12pm
Interviews w/c 9 September
Start date Monday 16th September
Cost: You will receive a bursary and will be mentored by a professional practitioner supporting you to develop and enhance skills in your chosen field

“A great opportunity for young people to release their full potential” Tamara Brenlla (Associate Director)

“I’ve had an amazing time working on Truth about Youth. I would definitely recommend it to anyone who has passion for working in theatre, film or even both…this is the place to be!” Nassy Konan (Associate Producer)