New Earth Academy Midlands

New Earth Academy Midlands

New Earth Academy Midlands

Photo by Ikin Yum

This year we are offering a Performers Academy for British East and South East Asians* based in the Midlands.

The New Earth Performers Academy Midlands is a five week online performance course. No previous performance experience is needed. We welcome all ages from 18+.

Every Saturday afternoon students will meet online with a guest director. During the week there will be evening sessions in voice and movement as well as additional guest workshops. There will be lunchtime industry talks and the course will finish with a showcase for an invited audience.

Important Dates

• Deadline for applications Tuesday 27 April 5pm
• Online interviews will take place in the afternoon of Saturday 29 May
• Course begins online Saturday 26 June and runs every Saturday afternoon 1-3pm and every Monday evening 7-9pm until Monday 26 July
• There will be a final sharing on Saturday 31 July 2-4pm
• There will be additional talks with industry professionals over lunch during the week 12.30-1.30pm

To Apply

• Fill out the application below.
• You will be asked to write a paragraph telling us about yourself and any previous performing experience you might have. (Previous experience is not required.) Please let us know what you hope to gain from being part of the Performers Academy as well as what you can bring to the group. You may submit a short video if you prefer.
• You will also need to submit a photo of yourself and an Equal Opportunities form, which you can download by clicking on the button below.

New Earth Academy Midlands is delivered by New Earth Theatre in partnership with Birmingham Hippodrome and the Royal Birmingham Conservatorie of Acting.
With support from the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry.

*British East and South East Asian: anyone of East or South East Asian descent living and working in the UK