The Backstage Centre is proud to be an Arts Award supporter. Many of our activities are of interest to groups and individuals working towards all levels of Arts Award from Discover through to Gold.

  • The Backstage Centre is proud to be an Arts Award supporter.

If you're an Arts Award Centre or school looking for performing arts or technical theatre activity to engage young people, The Backstage Centre might have the answer.

All of our activities suitable for young people doing their arts award are marked with the Arts Award logo.

The Backstage Centre offers a fully-equipped space for all types of production rehearsal and training requirements. From large-scale theatre and opera to arena-scale band rehearsals, we provide a versatile and bespoke production and learning environment.

Please contact us for more details.

Helping you achieve an Arts Award

We offer activities that young people can use towards their Arts Award. Our following activities will help you towards all levels of Art Award:

Technical Youth Company

Our Technical Youth Company is open to young people over the age of 14. The group meets monthly to take part in skills building workshops and supports events and performances at The Backstage Centre. Being a part of this group could help towards Bronze, Silver or Gold Arts Awards.

Find out more about our Technical Youth Company

Tours & Workshops

We offer a range of tours & workshops for school and community groups which will help towards all Arts Awards levels.

More information about tours & workshops

Local Showcases

Our local showcases are free to attend and showcase a range of local music and comedy talent. Suitable for over 14s, attending these performances will help those working towards Bronze, Silver or Gold.

Details about our next showcase can be found on out What’s On page

Technical Masterclasses

These are workshops open to young people 14+ and cover a range of design for theatre and technical for theatre and live events.

Find out more about our next Technical Masterclass Workshops please see our Whats On page