Opening Doors 2020

“I feel a lot more positive and understand I have the tools,
I just need to find the best way of using them for me.”

“This event helped motivate and encourage me to just do what i want to do,
without having to validate myself with external opinions.”
– audience members

LYT’s Young Producers invite you to

Opening Doors

Meet the Creatives. Discover their Journeys.
Start your Future.

This event was held on Saturday, 11th July 5pm
via Zoom Webinar

Watch the full video here:

Lift the curtain on the creative industries in this online questions and answer event planned and hosted by Lewisham Youth Theatre’s Young Producers.

You’ll hear from working professionals in acting, film, stage directing, playwriting and lighting design. They’ll share advice about the realities of creative work and reveal their journeys to where they are today. If you want a career in the arts, you won’t want to miss this exclusive insight into what you’ll need to start your future.

LYT’s Young Producers are a group of young people aged 15-24 learning skills in producing and events management. They have planned every aspect of the event and will host the Q&A session.

In support of the Black Lives Matter movement in London, the Young Producers have decided to split any donations received for this event with the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust.

Our Panellists:

Clancy Flynn, Lighting Designer (Trainspotting Live tour; The Vaults; Offie Award finalist)

Inua Ellams, Playwright (National Theatre, Kiln Theatre, Soho Theatre)

Jermaine Quainoo, Film & TV Editor (JAR Post Production; Teen Mom UK; Blue Peter)

Lucian Msamati, Actor (Gangs of London; His Dark Materials; Game of Thrones)

Ria Zmitrowicz, Actor (Three Girls, National Theatre, Almeida, Royal Court)

Roy Alexander Weise MBE, Director (Artistic Director of Royal Exchange Manchester)

Sadeysa Greenaway Bailey, Designer (National Theatre, Unicorn Theatre, Kiln)


The Young Producers project is currently supported by:

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