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Training Home

We believe that everyone has significant abilities which can often remain locked inside them. Our DROP THE ACT skills workshops are designed to tap into what’s great about you and build your practical skills. Read more

Centre Stage: Team Development Days

Our Team Development Days are designed with you and in response to your needs. They offer time out of the office to work on issues you are facing with the support of our creative facilitators and the resources of a theatrical venue. Read more

Speaking Power: Finding your voice

Our voice is a fundamental part of how we communicate to others and connect with the outside world. If we’re not confident in using our vocal equipment, we lose the impact our voice can have. Read more

Mastering Resilience: Practical approaches to boost wellbeing

Stress damages motivation, creativity and productivity.  If left unchecked, it can harm our long-term mental health and well-being. Read more

Creative Leadership: Inspiring and motivating others

Leadership is not the same as management.  To be a great leader, you have to understand and nurture people, and empower groups to achieve more than the individuals would achieve alone. Read more

Communication: Engaging hearts and minds

Communication occurs on multiple levels at once – physical, verbal and psychological.  Engaging with others is complex and to do it well requires skill and practice. Read more

Advanced Presentation: Skills for public speaking

Many of us are required to deliver presentations as part of our roles, but few of us have had training in this area. This workshop is for anyone who wants to develop their skills further, including delivering formal presentations and public speaking. Read more

Northern Stage Filmmakers

A FREE filmmaking course for 16 -25 year olds in partnership with My Life Productions, Woodhorn Museum and The Heritage Lottery fund. Read more

Northern Stage Filmmakers

A FREE filmmaking course for 16 -25 year olds in partnership with My Life Productions, Woodhorn Museum and The Heritage Lottery fund. Read more

Specialist Work Placements (18+)

Open to Further Education and Higher Education Students, as well as bespoke professional placements for people already in the industry or seeking to learn more. Read more

Work Experience 14 - 18

We offer a week-long introduction to non-acting careers in theatre for students from Year 10 - Sixth Form. Read more

Scenic Services

As well as scenic construction for theatre events, we specialise in bringing design ideas to life across multiple sectors and industries, including television, conferences and exhibitions. Read more

Young Company: The Collective

If you are interested in meeting new people and exploring your own creativity, then The Collective is a great place to start. Read more

Young Company: Ensemble

If you are an actor, MC, Spoken Word artist or physical theatre performer in the making, then the Ensemble is a place where you will be able to platform and push yourself creatively. Read more

Northern Stage Safeguarding Policy

Northern Stage (NS) is fully committed to safeguarding the welfare of all Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults (CYP & VA) by taking all reasonable steps to protect them from neglect, physical, sexual or emotional harm. Read more

Let's Connect

A welcoming and inclusive group for young people to learn new skills in music and drama. For young people with or without disabilities and/or learning difficulties. Read more


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