Grant boost for South Shields youth theatre project from Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation

Published: 9th May 2018

The man behind some of the world’s most famous musicals has given his backing to a South Shields-based youth-inspired theatre programme. The Customs House has been awarded £13,920 from the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation. It will be fantastic to be able to enrich and extend our work in developing theatre talent for promising young actors, directors and facilitators.The cash will be used to support a two-year theatre development programme for 50 people aged between 15 to 25 which will include drama workshops aimed to creating a bespoke play and mentoring. The venue is one of 22 organisations to receive grant funding worth a total of £630,060 from the foundation in 2018

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