Education and community Initiatives

Technical Academy

Technical Academy Learning DSM

 Are you aged 13 to 19?

Kickstart a career in backstage and live events - Join the Technical Academy

Level up your skills and work hands on with the latest equipment and technology used in the live events and backstage world

From January 2024, we will be launching our new Technical Academy for 13-19 year olds at Mansfield Palace Theatre.

For those interested in a career backstage, live events or theatre, this is for you!  Working with a professional tutor you will develop your skills in lighting, sound, stage management and design. You’ll even have the opportunity to join our professional teams at work.

The Academy will provide the opportunity to work with guest techies as well as event staff at the Palace.  You’ll have exclusive access to Mansfield Palace Theatre and visit other live event spaces to get the full experience of technical theatre today.

The classes will run weekly in the evenings. No experience necessary.

Cost per term (12 sessions) £73 paid by direct debit.

Click here to email Learning & Aspiration Manager Chris Neil and sign up today.

Bursaries available