Open Stage (Adults)

Explore different ways of making theatre in fun and friendly sessions led by professional theatre-makers. Free opportunity.

Theatre Production – Staging September 2024

Join the Community Company for our next production. Take part and find out more at our theatre-making workshops in November 2023.

Youth Theatres (Ages 8-18)

Join our youth theatres in Medway and Sheppey. For ages 8 – 18, or up to 23 for those with SEND. Free opportunity.

Creative Council (Ages 14-25)

Are you ready to make an impact in arts and culture? Icon is looking for visionaries aged 14 to 25 to join our youth panel. Free opportunity.

Incubator: Work Experience (Ages 13-18)

Gain insight into the workings of a professional theatre company, including technical theatre, set and costume design, directing and arts administration. Free opportunity.

Incubator: Backstage Training Days (Ages 15-25)

Gain backstage and technical theatre experience and skills with a range of leading theatre venues and companies. Free opportunity.

Incubator: Support Surgeries

Feeling unsure about your next step in the theatre industry? Icon's Careers Mentoring & Support Surgeries could help. Free opportunity.

Incubator: Assistant Director Placement

Icon’s Assistant Director Placement is a paid professional development opportunity for early career theatre directors. Paid opportunity.

Cookham Wood Theatre Programme

A theatre programme designed to develop confidence and creativity with young people in the criminal justice system.

'It was the first time I got to see drama as something for myself and something I could actively participate in and enjoy.'
— Tef - Icon Youth Theatre (Medway)
‘Icon Theatre has given me new friends, taught me new skills and challenged my lack of self-belief’
— Community Performer
'Theatre31 did a great job of making the children feel comfortable and you could see their confidence grow within the session!'
— Year 5 teacher, Queenborough School and Nursery, Sheppey
'Icon has been ahead of the curve in understanding that the arts have a role to play in bringing people together, helping them be heard by telling their own stories in their own way, and in the process creating a sense of pride in place and space.'
— Lyn Gardner, Theatre Journalist
★★★★ ‘It is easy to take for granted the acting skills of a top theatre company. But when actors embody characters as superbly as this, you can’t help but notice.’
— The New Statesman
‘It has been lifechanging. Lady Unchained has helped get my life changed, I’ve started to look for opportunities on the outside, and see that there is life after prison.’
— Young Artist, Cookham Wood Young People’s Theatre Programme

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