Taster sessions will give attendees a glimpse at the importance of ongoing training
UK - The ABTT has announced a programme of free skills workshops and seminars at the upcoming ABTT Theatre Show which takes place at Alexandra Palace next month.
Promoting learning, the ABTT will be encouraging conversation and collaboration through a diverse range of free inspiring seminars and discussions educating attendees on a variety of topics, including VR, automation, sound design, AI, comms, health and safety, lighting, staging in the wilderness and mental health.
Supporting training and skills development, the ABTT has arranged a selection of free hands-on workshops including Crucial knots used in backstage roles, The importance of correct manual handling, Finding faults in the workplace and Learning how to handle, hang and store drapes. These fun taster sessions give attendees a glimpse at the importance of ongoing training while refreshing their knowledge.
Opportunities at the Careers and Professional Development Hub provide a focused location for attendees to make sure they have all the latest tips, tricks and practical advice to help them land that all important next role. Attendees can have their CV reviewed by a professional or schedule to speak with an industry expert one to one and have their questions answered about pathways into and through the industry.
For those looking for advice and direction on the next steps in their learning and career development, the show floor also has a dedicated space key educational establishments called Education Alley, providing a go to area to speak with a wide range of colleges, universities, and training providers.
This year this area includes those offering apprenticeships, college and university courses such as Academy of Live Technology, Backstage Centre, Creative Alliance, Falmouth University, GSA, GSMA, LAMDA, LIPA, Mountview, RCS, RCSSD, ROH, Wimbledon College of Arts as well as those supporting education in the industry such as Get into Theatre, TheatreCraft, Theatre in a Box, Production Futures and The Stage.
ABTT’s events manager, Elysia Moore, comments: “With a bursting show floor, a diverse range of activities and a record number of attendee registrations - this year’s Theatre Show is sure to be bigger and better than ever.
The ABTT Theatre Show will take place from 7-8 June at Alexandra Palace, London.

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