In July 2023 we hosted the first Young Creatives' Convention: Time to be Heard
Young Creatives' Convention 2023
The RSC's Youth Advisory Board, TikTok and other young people including delegates from the Brit School, Intermission Youth and Silhouette Youth Theatre hosted an all day event in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre with panel discussions, workshops, and performances led by young people, arts professionals and theatre makers.
Our Youth Advisory Board, Silhouette Youth Theatre, Prime Theatre, Tramshed, Roundhouse, Arts Emergency and the Brit School gave presentations and performances.
Delegates attended panel discussions on Access to the arts and Careers in the arts, open conversations about How to Make change and the Department for Education plan consultation and workshops on Safeguarding your mental health in the arts and Representation in Shakespeare.
Watch the Young Creatives' Convention video 'Give us a voice'
The Panel Discussion, Career pathways into the arts was streamed on TikTok live from the event. Follow us on TikTok for more RSC content and follow up from the event.
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