Octagon Academy

This group is an exciting project that runs annually. It is a free provision for young people across a year to write and produce a new play that tours schools and community centres.

It is a great group for any young people interested in writing and performing, technical theatre or generally having a good time getting involved.

When:        Mondays 4.30pm – 6.30pm.
Where:       Octagon Theatre Bolton 
Cost:          This is group is free to attend

How do I join?

There are two ways you can get involved...

  • WRITING - you will be in charge of creating the story and the script. 
  • THE COMPANY - you will work on the production - acting, lighting, sound, directing, design, stage management, front of house and marketing. 

You'll receive all the training you need as you go along and you will also get an Arts Award, a nationally recognised qualification. 

Find out more:

We'd love to see you at one of our taster sessions at the Octagon Theatre, Howell Croft South, Bolton, BL1 1SB

  • Mon 11 September, 4.30pm - 6pm 
  • Mon 18 September, 4.30pm - 6pm 

For more information contact Helen or Christina: academy@octagonbolton.co.uk / 01204 556 501

The Academy will run every week at the Octagon Theatre, with some holiday and weekend workshops and a residential during the Easter Holidays. 

The Academy is supported by IGEN Trust and the Oglesby Charitable Trust