We are thrilled to introduce our brand new Youth Board! Keep reading to get to know this fabulous bunch...
Tuesday 22 September
2.30pm - 3.30pm
We are delighted to announce our Longlisted scripts for this year's Pitch Your Play scheme!
We've compiled a list of resources and useful links for anyone who might be out of work, or otherwise struggling, in this difficult time.
Missed our Instagram Live Q&A with Inua Ellams? Catch up here...
Missed Angela's live Q&A? Catch up on all her advice here!
Another win for the Pitch Your Play 2015 writer...
On Friday 19 June 2020, Simon Cotton held a Coffee with Creatives discussing his acting and writing career, with his top tips for those emerging in the industry. Here's what he had to say...
Neal Foster gave an online Masterclass, all about his experiences creating and running the Birmingham Stage Company, and much, much more...
Missed our online Q&A with Simon Stephens on Tuesday 9 June 2020? See below for his answers to all your playwriting questions...
Rupert Wickham led a workshop on 'Making Shakespeare's Verse work for you'
Emma led a Instagram Live on 'Responding Creatively to Shakespeare' for us. Here's her answers!
Missed Paul's Coffee With Creatives? Here's what he had to say...
Missed our chat with Oscar Toeman? Here's what he had to say on directing...
Missed our Masterclass with Artistic Director Tom Littler? We've got you covered!
Missed our Masterclass with James Quaife? Here's what he had to say...
Missed Michele's Masterclass? Here's what she got chatting about...
Missed our Twitter Q&A with writer Ben Weatherill? Not to worry - we’ve compiled it all for you right here!
Applications for Pitch Your Play 2020 are now CLOSED.
If you couldn't tune into Alex's Coffee With Creatives on Producing, not to worry! Here are all his essential tips...
Due to an overwhelming response to the launch of our online Script Sessions, we are looking for Playwrights who would like to submit a play.
Georgina Niven and Stevan Mijailovic announced as Masterclass Apprentices on The Life of Galileo at Chichester Festival Theatre.
Cookies, and the Cyberscene Project, have been awarded Outstanding Drama Education Resource at the Music & Drama education awards.
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Clare Annamalai as our new Programme Director.
We are currently seeking applications for two paid apprentices to work on The Life of Galileo by Bertolt Brecht, translated by David Edgar.
We are thrilled that Harry Dixon-Smith will be running the Virgin Money London Marathon on 26 April in aid of Masterclass.
We are excited to be launching The Script Sessions - our very own Play Development/Reading Lab.
Written by Bryony Reynolds
Missed our Puppetry Masterclass recently? Bryony has you covered...
Sunday 1 December 2019
12:00pm - 1.30pm
Theatre Royal Haymarket
Written by Sarah Barlin
Our 400th Master James Graham shares his playwriting advice.
Written by Evgenia Kovryga
Masterclass Member Evgenia shares Matthew Xia's top advice from his Masterclass.
Thank you for a wonderful 2019!
On Tuesday 1st October, we held a wonderful fundraising Gala with Come From Away.
Written by Bryony Reynolds
Missed our Q&A session with writer Ella Hickson? No fear - Masterclass Member Bryony has got you covered!
Written by Shirley Both
Masterclass Member Shirley shares her thoughts on Kate Fleetwood's acting masterclass.
On Sunday 15 September, Gyles Brandreth invites Joanna Lumley to the Theatre Royal Haymarket, with proceeds going to Masterclass and GOSH.
On Sunday 14 July, multi-platinum GRAMMY and BRIT Award winner, Ed Sheeran, gave an exclusive performance in aid of Masterclass.
Booking is now open for TheatreCraft, the UK’s largest free theatre careers event for young people looking for offstage jobs in theatre
We’ve got 2 pairs of super exclusive tickets to see Ed Sheeran on 14 July up for grabs!
We are delighted to be the recipient of a £300k donation from Access Entertainment. This support over the next three years comes as part of Access Industries' commitment to the development of new and emerging talent in the theatre industry.
Warner Music artist and multi-platinum GRAMMY and BRIT Award winner, Ed Sheeran, will play a one-off intimate show on Sunday 14 July...
TheatreCraft, the UK's largest free careers event for young people seeking an off-stage career in theatre, is back for 2019!
Want the opportunity to get your hands on a pair of Ed Sheeran tickets for an exclusive Masterclass price?
On Tuesday 2nd April, we held a wonderful fundraising Gala with Only Fools and Horses The Musical.
On Tuesday 2nd October, we donned our glad rags and celebrated our 20th anniversary with a gala evening and dinner at the Haymarket Hotel.
The inspiring Cyberscene Project has been honoured with a prestigious award from the security industry.
In the spring we received nearly 200 applications for this year's Pitch Your Play scheme.
Masterclass' Pitch Your Play scheme returns for 2018, and applications are now open!
Masterclass was founded in 1998, and so this year we are celebrating 20 years of nurturing new talent!
Take a look through our 2017 magazine and read about one of our busiest year's to date!
WATCH: West End show Cookies released on film for Anti-Bullying Week 2017 to help teachers & students tackle cyber bullying
We spoke to Stage Manager Jasmin Hay about working on Cookies and advice for anyone considering a career in Stage Management.
We spoke to Projection Designer Nina Dunn about working on Cookies and advice for anyone considering a career in theatre projection.
Harry talks to Masterclass about his experience working on Cookies and being part of The Cyberscene Project...
Singer-songwriter Lily Allen, EastEnders actors Maddy Hill & Ted Reilly and Lady Viola Grosvenor lend support to our Cyberscene Project
Masterclass and Kidscape have released the official trailer for their upcoming cyber bullying show, Cookies by Emily Jenkins
TheatreCraft are absolutely delighted to announce that renowned theatre journalist and critic, Lyn Gardner, will be their 2017 Ambassador!
Olivier nominee Anna Ledwich will direct new play Cookies, by Emily Jenkins, at the Theatre Royal Haymarket.
Poppy Corbett has completed the Virgin Money London Marathon in aid of Masterclass - keep reading to find out how she got on...
We need your help to build the most amazing playlist ever for our London Marathon runner, Poppy Corbett
Marketing and PR Manager
Josh looks at the importance of Safer Internet Day and why Masterclass are supporting the initiative
For the first time in our history, we have been offered a place in the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon!
We are pleased to announce our marathon runner for the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon is Poppy Corbett!
Ellie Woolman worked with us as part of the TheatreCraft team this year, here's what she has to say about the event!
We are partnering with anti-bullying charity, Kidscape, to create Cyberscene!
The last ten years have seen London’s largest backstage careers event for 16-25 year olds flourish; welcoming over 1,000 attendees each year
A varied range of workshops are now open for booking after full programme is announced for TheatreCraft 2016, taking place on 14th November.
2016 Apprentice Scheme Showcase Pictures!
Airswimming by Charlotte Jones
Theatre Royal Haymarket
Took place on Friday 15th July
Renowned photographer, Peter Dazeley, photographs the Theatre Royal Haymarket for an exciting new book & donates print for Masterclass gala
We’re delighted to announce that Pitch Your Play winner, Shakespeare’s Sister by Emma Whipday is being published by Samuel French.
It's a new year and we've given ourselves and our website a bit of a facelift...
This year has certainly been one of the most memorable for all involved at Masterclass.
This year, we offered three imaginative, social media savvy, young professionals the chance to develop their media and marketing skills.