Join the Senior Youth Opera Company

Design and Stage Management Teams

We are looking for young people aged 16-21 who would like to be involved in the design and stage management of our summer 2019 production, The Happy Princess

Senior Youth Company Stage Management Team

Assisting our professional Stage Manager, Felix Kröger, with all aspects of the stage management during the production week. 

Senior Youth Company Design Team

Assisting professional designer, Ruth Paton, with the design, props and costumes. Ruth designed Le Rossignol for Bregenz Opera Festival which is transferring to Welsh National Opera next summer and has been commissioned to design Peter and the Wolf with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Super Bowl Arena. 

Schedule and commitment

Date Provisional Times Details Venue
Monday 29 July    10am - 5pm Rehearsals Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe
Tuesday 30 July 10am - 5pm Rehearsals Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe
Wednesday 31 July 10am - 5pm Rehearsals Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe
Thursday 1 August 10am - 5pm Rehearsals Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe
Friday 2 August Daytime
Early evening
Rehearsal
Performance
Wormsley Estate, Stokenchurch

Young people who have an interest in design/prop-making/costume or stage management, have good attention to detail and can show initiative are welcome to apply to be part of the Youth Company (NB: very limited space available). Please email a short letter to Judy Knowles, Learning & Participation Producer (judy@garsingtonopera.org) stating whether you are interested in being part of the Design or Stage Management team, why you are interested in taking part, any experience you have, age on 2 August 2019 and school/college by Friday 24 May. If you are not successful on this occasion but would like us to keep your details for potential future projects, please let us know that you are happy for us to keep your details on file.