prime, in partnership with Age & Opportunity, provides career supports and training opportunities for theatre actors/artists aged 50+.
Since 2015, prime has offered professional theatre actors/artists the opportunity to engage in professional development programmes, to build their skills, develop their ideas and grow their networks to sustain a successful career.
The focus of the prime programme has included:
- Physical and Mental Well-Being
- Entrepreneurial Skills/Managing Yourself and Sustaining Your Career
- Coaching Sessions
- Case Studies
- Dramaturgical Supports
- Pitching and Showcasing
Applications to participate in prime are accepted through open call, advertised annually on the News Page.
prime Platform is an opportunity for theatre actors/artists to platform their projects for an audience of invited artistic directors, programmers from festivals/venues, agents, casting directors and funding organisations. Since 2018, this Platform has ignited conversations and awareness about the range of exciting new work being created by actors in their prime.