Opening Doors: Meet the Theatre Specialists

Tue, 13/02/2018 - 16:00 - 17:30

Real talk. Real life. Real People. A panel discussion with professionals from across the theatre industry, giving young people a chance to ask questions, get answers and hear the real story behind the stage doors.

Lewisham Youth Theatre's

Members' Committee invites you to

Step into the World of Theatre:

Join us for a special panel discussion with professionals from across the theatre industry.

Meet professional actors, director, stage manager, prop maker, casting director and trainer who uses theatre in the world of business. You'll hear about the professional journeys of these artists, learn more about each role and have a chance to ask them questions about what it takes to succeed in the theatre industry.


Jane Anouka, Actress (Theatre: Donmar Warehouse, National Theatre, Shakespeare's Globe, Old Vic TV: Trauma, Chewing Gum)

Sope Dirisu, Actor (Theatre: Royal Shakespear Company, Young Vic, Donmar Warehouse TV: Black Mirror, Humans, Undercover)

Rosamunde Hutt, Director (Artistic Director of Pursued By A Bear, formerly Artistic Director of Theatre Centre and Associate Artistic Director of Unicorn Theatre)

Jo Martin, Actress (Theatre: Royal Court, Young Vic, Shakespeare's Globe, Tricycle Theatre Film: Batman Begins TV: The Crouches, Maxxx, Top Boy)

Michael Maynard, Corporate Trainer & Executive Coach (Maynaryd Leigh Associates)

Bryony Rumble, Prop Maker (Glyndebourne Opera, Royal Opera House)

Helen Smith, Stage Manager (2012 Olympics, Take That's UK Tour)

Wendy Spon, Head of Casting (National Theatre)

Who Is The Event For?

Opening Doors is an event planned by Lewisham Youth Theatre's Members' Committee for young people (under 25) who live or learn in Lewisham. You do not need to have participated in LYT's projects before. If you want to find out more about what it's like to work in the theatre industry, this event is for you.

As seats for this event are extremely limited, we are not providing seats for accompanying adults. Accompanying adults will be able to wait for children in the theatre foyer during the event.

 For More Information:
020 8690 3428

Victoria Shaskan
Contact tel: 
020 8690 3428