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Young Company

Young Company

Bold new works from young creatives

We’re looking for creatively curious collaborative artists to join our second Young Company, a collective of 12 creatively curious artists aged 18 – 25 who will collaborate together with the Playhouse over the coming months.

Supported by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation and the Emerald Foundation, the Young Company is a cohort of 12 early career artists from across Leeds.

Mentored by Leeds Playhouse’s Director of Creative Engagement Alexander Ferris and Associate Director Amy Leach, the group will spend a year exploring, interrogating and producing an eclectic range of work. The Playhouse will support the group to collaborate in making and producing bold and socially resonant work, as well providing opportunities to learn from professional theatre artists, and use Playhouse resources to learn and develop their own skills.

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Meet the 2018-2019 Young Company

Our Young Company for 2018-19 are:

Ryan Hogan Producer & Performance Maker

Sharandeep Flora DJ & Actor

Mercedi Diabiza Actor

Cara Barzey Actor

Matilda Trehy Fine Artist & Film Maker

Stan Owens Actor, Writer & Rapper

Andrew Archie-Acheampong Music Producer, Beatboxer & Multi-Instrumentalist

Shreya Patel Performer & Scientist

Ellie Whittaker Performer & Writer

Francesca Russo Producer

Jaasra Aslam Director

Alice Boulton-Breeze Theatre Maker, Performer & Cabaret Artist

Download BrochureAutumn / Winter 19
Download BrochureAutumn / Winter 19
Major funders
Arts Council England Leeds City Council The Liz and Terry Bramall Foundation
Principal Capital Partners
Principal Capital and Access Partner
Irwin Mitchell Solicitors