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We are currently closed with all public performances to the end of the year cancelled or postponed. We will reopen for new socially distanced shows in January 2021.

Lyric Ensemble

The Lyric Ensemble is a project that puts actors aged 18-25 on to our professional stages.

Applications open 3 times a year to join the Lyric Ensemble as part of our:

1) annual pantomime (already recruited for 2019/20)
2) studio programme (already recruited for 2019/20)
3) main house productions (already recruited for 2019/20)

Registration is now closed for all 2019/2020 Lyric Ensemble opportunities, details for 2020/2021 opportunities will be posted on this page.

These young people gain skills through bootcamps and training sessions, and will have the opportunity to be part of a professional show.

Previous Lyric Ensemble programmes have been delivered by leading directors Holly Race Roughan and Annie-Louise Sarks through which we produced new productions The Mob Reformers written by Omar El-Khairy and Abandon scripted by Laura Lomas.

The 2020 Ensemble includes: Siânnae Anderson, Rawaed Asde, Sofia Cala, Tierney Clark, Samuelle Durojaiye, Cloud Islay Gallagher, Felicity Ison, Sarah Lasoye, Obed Mayamona, Jacob Wayne O’Neill, Adrian David Paul, Gabriel Phelan, Kieton Saunders-Browne, Shayde Sinclair and Barbara Smith.

Book now for the 2020 Lyric Ensemble show coming to the Lyric this June.

The Ensemble who will perform as the Chorus in Antigone includes: Pascale Kann, Jessica Mannion, Ethan Peters, Caleb Rowan and Westerfield Oreoluwa Shoderu.

Book now for Antigone: The Burial at Thebes coming to the Lyric this April.

The Lyric Ensemble is generously supported by the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation, the McGrath Charitable Trust, The Idlewild Trust, The D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust, and the Noël Coward Foundation.

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Our specialised programmes transform the lives of the most vulnerable young people supporting them back in to education and employment – please support us to continue this vital work

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