Yellow Academy is back!

Are you a young British East Asian* who wants to work in theatre, film and television but has never been to drama school? Then Yellow Academy is for you.

Yellow Academy is a FREE intensive two week course for young British East Asians*(16+).

This year all participants will have an opportunity to perform in Yellow Earth's large scale promenade production of The Last Days of Limehouse. A play inspired by the places, stories and characters from London’s first Chinatown in Limehouse. Participants will take classes in voice, movement and dance, and then work as an ensemble with the Assistant Director to develop their own characters from archive and research material and rehearse and perform with the professional cast.

There will be an additional 2 places for those interested in working backstage.

30 June - 15 July You must be free to attend every day except the weekends
PLUS either 16 -24 July or 25 July - 3 Aug (Wed – Sat eves plus Sat & Sun pm)

30 June - 11 July ALRA, Royal Victoria Patriotic Building, John Archer Way, London, SW18 3SX
14 July - 2 Aug Limehouse Town Hall, 646 Commercial Road, London E14 7HA
London Saturday 3 May 2014 2-5pm
Manchester Saturday 10 May 2014 2-5pm

Click here for the application form
Application Form Yellow Academy 2014.doc
You can print complete and post it. Or fill it in onscreen, save it and then attach it to an email back to us at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Further info from ALRA on 020 8870 6475

But hurry! There are only 16 places available
Deadline for applications 29 April

Yellow Academy is a partnership between Yellow Earth and ALRA (Academy of Live and Recorded Arts).

"The course far exceeded my expectations. The tutors were brilliant; very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about teaching us and as a result, we gained so much from it. My expectations were more than met - I found it intensely interesting, immersive and a very creative two weeks."
Yellow Academy 2013 participants

16 people completed Yellow Academy 2013 with a focus on acting for camera. Participants worked with award winning film maker Lab Ky Mo to create two short films No Jet Li and God Speaks Chinese. View God Speak Chinese here

*East Asian descent includes: Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, China, East Timor, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, North Korea, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam and their diasporas.

This news item was posted on: Tuesday, 01 April, 2014

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