Graeae announce DISCOVER – Short Course

Monday 21 October – Friday 25 October 2019
10am – 5pm
Graeae Theatre Company, London

This course is free of charge. 

Discover is a one-week short course in theatre-making and technical production roles. It is open to young Deaf and disabled people (aged 17 – 30) who are passionate about theatre, driven towards a career in the arts and eager to challenge themselves professionally.

The short course is based at Graeae in Hackney, London and at various accessible venues, campuses, and locations across London. You will be introduced to inclusive theatre-making and the technical aspects in the industry with workshops in:

  • Activism in the Arts
  • Creative Access in Theatre-making
  • Devising Performance
  • Improvisation
  • Voice
  • Movement
  • Technical Theatre

You might be required to attend evening performances at the drama schools as part of this short course (tickets provided by Graeae).

Graeae works in partnership with London’s leading drama schools and theatre practitioners to deliver Discover. These include:

  • Rose Bruford College
  • London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA)
  • Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (RCSSD)
  • Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA).

There are 20 places available on Discover in October 2019. For those on the course, it also opens opportunities to be considered for Graeae’s future training and artist leadership programmes.

All access support is provided such as access workers or sign language interpreters.

Travel costs inside London are covered where public transport is not possible due to access barriers.


To apply: 

Download the Discover Brief and read carefully| Large Print version | Screen Reader Friendly versionEasy Read version

Download the Application Form | Large Print version | Screen Reader Friendly version | Easy Read version

Send us your completed form or as a BSL/SSE video.
Watch our BSL how to apply video here

Please send all applications to

Deadline for applications: Tuesday 24 September 2019 

To find out more: 

Contact Jodi-Alissa Bickerton, Creative Learning Director
Tel: 0207 613 6900


Graeae announce DISCOVER – Short Course


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