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So SUMMER’S OVER... But that doesn’t mean you have to stop enjoying yourself. If you’re aged 11–25 and creative, why not come to the Roundhouse? This autumn, we’re offering you the chance to create and produce your own tracks, join our live broadcast team to film, edit and broadcast events live from the Roundhouse, and create a brand new piece of professional theatre for LIFT 2012 and the World Shakespeare Festival. And that’s just for starters. As with every Roundhouse project, you’ll work with professionals, use industry-standard kit, and meet like-minded people in a laid-back, creative environment. Sound good? Take a look at specific project information for details of audition and start dates, and how to sign up. You’ll need to fill out the enrolment form at the back of this brochure for most projects, but for some you’ll need to email us to apply directly or submit work online. Projects start from 14 Sep – please note that weekly projects will have no sessions during half term holidays. Information and enrolment forms are also available at

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Music Production Age: 16–25 yrs

Junior Jam Age: 11–13 yrs

Are you an MC, producer or musician with experience of making your own music? We’re looking for artists to create new tracks with likeminded musicians, assisted by professional music producers. Part of the project will take place in our EMI recording studio, where you’ll learn advanced techniques for recording instruments and vocals, beat production, mixing and song structure.

Meet other young musicians and learn to play as part of a band. If you’ve got some playing experience in any style or instrument, this is a great opportunity to improve your skills and perform in an end-of-project showcase gig at the Roundhouse.

Dates: Wed 28 Sep–Wed 7 Dec Times: 6–9pm Code: MC268 Cost: £20 Level: Intermediate

Live Jam Age: 14–18 yrs Form a band, work alongside other musicians to develop your playing, songwriting and musicianship, and perform in the legendary Live Jam showcase gig. If you’ve got 1–2 years of playing experience in any style or instrument, this could be the project for you. Previous students have gone on to release music on Roundhouse Records and play at the Roundhouse Rising music festival. Dates: Sat 8 Oct–Sat 10 Dec Times: 1.30pm–4.30pm Code: MC270 Cost: £20 Level: Intermediate

Dates: Sat 8 Oct–Sat 10 Dec Times: 10am–1pm Cost: £20 Code: MC269 Level: Beginner

Roundhouse Rising: Callout for programmers Age: 18–25 yrs We are looking for aspiring music promoters to programme an exciting night of new music as part of the Roundhouse Rising music festival (10–18 Feb 2012). From Oct 2011–Feb 2012, you’ll work on delivering your own live event with training and mentoring from the Roundhouse music team. To apply, send the following to by Fri 16 Sep, 5pm: 1Your name, age and contact details. 2A proposal for a live music event that you’d like to programme as part of Roundhouse Rising. 3A  brief explanation (up to 200 words) of why you would like to take part. 4A  summary of your experience in programming music events.

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Roundhouse TV Crew: Culture Show Age: 15–18 yrs Work as part of a TV production team as you film musicians and interview guests, learn to operate cameras, edit live TV and use video editing suite Final Cut Pro. Whether you’ve got video experience or are just starting out, you’ll make high-quality content and get experience in producing, directing, making live TV and editing for the web. Dates: Sat 1 Oct– Sat 10 Dec Times: 1.30pm–4.30pm Cost: £20 Code: FM78 Level: Beginner/Intermediate

Auditions: Roundhouse Choir Age: 16–25 yrs

Auditions: Roundhouse Music Collective Age: 16–21 yrs

With its energy, enthusiasm and fascinating repertoire of songs, the Roundhouse Choir is one of the most exciting emerging choirs in London. If you’re a committed singer looking to develop your technique and performance skills, sing at a series of high-profile gigs and create original group material, now is your chance to join this fantastic ensemble.

Want to perform at music festivals, curate your own music event and release tracks on Roundhouse Records? We’re searching for an exciting, eclectic group of musicians to work as part of a brand new ensemble to create a truly original sound. For info on how to apply, visit our Facebook page.

Auditions: Wed 7 Sep First session: Wed 14 Sep Times: 6–9pm Code: MC264 Cost: £22 Level: Intermediate/Advanced

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Bloomberg Broadcast Volunteers Programme Age: 18–25 yrs Not in education, employment or training and have a keen interest in video production or live broadcast? You can get 8 days of intensive training on this free project and hone your skills with professional mentoring, plus 80 hours of CVenhancing volunteering in our broadcast team. Contact / 020 7424 8469 to apply. PLEASE NOTE: Candidates must be aged 18-25 and not currently in education, employment or training. Application deadline: Fri 16 Sep, 5pm Interviews: Mon 26 Sep Training dates: Mon 3 Oct–Fri 14 Oct Times: 10.30am–5.30pm Volunteering period: Oct–Nov Cost: FREE

Find us: ‘Roundhouse Music Collective’ Auditions: Tue 20 Sep Times: 6–9pm Intro Session: Sat 1 Oct Times: 11am–6pm Weekly sessions start: Tue 4 Oct Times: 6–9pm Code: MC265 Cost: £24 Level: Intermediate/Advanced

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Online Journalism Age: 17–25 yrs With a strong focus on core journalism skills, you’ll get intensive training in research and communication. As part of the course, you’ll write an online article and could go on to work with radio producers and our video crew to produce multimedia content for RedTop online magazine. To apply for an interview, send an enrolment form and sample of your work to Questions? Call 020 7424 8473 Deadline: Wed 14 Sep, 5pm Interviews: Wed 21 Sep, 6-9pm Dates: Wed 28 Sep - Wed 7 Dec Times: 6.30pm-9pm Cost: £20 Code: FM77 Level: Intermediate 224-1 RH_Creative Projects Autumn 11 Brochure 8.indd 8-9

How to Create your own website Age: 15–25 yrs Learn how to build a website using free open– source software. Design your site, embed video, audio and images and connect with social media. Everything you need to get started. Dates: Sat 5 & Sun 6 Nov Times: 11am–4.30pm Cost: £4 Code: DA43 Level: Beginner/Intermediate

Social media marketing for cReatives Age: 15–25 yrs Learn to use social networks to promote your work in this one-day workshop for performers, artists and creatives. Get started with twitter and blogging, and build a community for your work. This hands-on session will use examples of successful campaigns to help you develop a strategy for your projects. Dates: Sun 23 Oct Times: 11am–4.30pm Cost: £2 Code: FM80 Level: Beginner/Intermediate

Introduction to Final Cut Pro Age: 15–25 yrs Get started with Final Cut Pro 6 in this 2-day intensive course. Learn the basics of capturing footage, setting up a project, multi-camera editing, key-framing and exporting. Practise your skills on a range of project styles including documentary, live music and drama, with an experienced editor on hand to answer your questions. Spaces go quick, so sign up now! Dates: Sunday 9 & Sun 16 Oct Times: 11am–4.30pm Cost: £4 Code: FM79 Level: Beginner

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Marisa Carnesky’s Finishing School Age: 18–25 yrs

Roundhouse Poetry Collective Age: 16–25 yrs

Marisa Carnesky’s fantastic circus cabaret project returns! With mentoring from this highly experienced performer and director, you’ll develop amazing and unusual short cabaret and physical theatre pieces to be performed at the end of the project. Previous participants have gone on to perform at Duckie, Camp Bestival and Chelsea Theatre.

Do you have a passion for words? Like the idea of sharing your words with the world? Be a part of the Roundhouse Poetry Collective. Led by incredible wordsmith PolarBear, you’ll work alongside other emerging artists, develop your writing and performance skills and perform at top live events. The project runs from October until July 2012 and will involve a number of exciting performance opportunities on and off site.

Dates: Fri 30 Sep–Fri 9 Dec Times: 6pm–9pm Cost: £20 Code: CIRC59 Level: Intermediate

Dates (Autumn): Sun 2 Oct–Sun 11 Dec Times: 2pm–5pm Cost: £20 per term Code: PT37 Level: Intermediate/Advanced

Devising Drama Age: 12–16 yrs Work with a professional director over 10 weeks to learn new improvisation skills and explore non-traditional theatre techniques as you create a piece to be peformed at the end of the project. Date: Thu 29 Sep – Thu 8 Dec Times: 5pm–8pm Cost: £20 Code: DM99 Level: Beginner

Auditions: Heat&Light Theatre Company Age: 14–18 Yrs This autumn the Roundhouse will host Heat&Light, Hampstead Theatre’s young company. Join this group of emerging writers, performers, directors, stage managers and technicians and work with leading writers to explore the power and potential of theatre. Email creativelearning@ to book an audition.

Auditions: Movement and Theatre Age: 14–19 yrs Be part of a brand new performance project from the Roundhouse, LIFT and the RSC. We’re looking for young artists to work with a Brazilian director over ten months, creating a professional piece of theatre for performance at the World Shakespeare Festival and LIFT 2012. If you’re open to working with a variety of professional artists in theatre and movement, email performingarts.projects@ with the subject ‘WSF’ to book an audition slot. Please specify your age in your email. Auditions: Tue 27 Sep, 5–8pm Dates: Tue evenings from 4 Oct–mid-July 2012 Times: 5.30pm–8pm (plus intensive rehearsals during school holidays) Cost: £30 per term Code: DM98 Level: Intermediate/ Advanced

Auditions: Tue 27 Sep Date: Tue 4 Oct–Tue 13 Dec Times: 5pm–7pm Cost: £30 per term Level: All levels

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Our Thursday drop in nights are a great way to sample DJing, radio and circus skills and meet new people in a laid-back, creative environment. No need to enrol in advance - just turn up on the night, pay and take part.

ONLINE film fund

Roundhouse Radio Drop-In Age: 14–19 yrs If you’d like to try your hand at radio or hone your existing skills, drop into Roundhouse Radio. Find out how to run a studio desk, make a radio feature, present, interview and record a show. Dates: Thu evenings First session: Thu 29 Sep Last session: Thu 8 Dec Times: 5.30–8pm Cost: £2 per session Level: All levels

Street Circus Drop-In Age: 14–19 yrs

DJ Drop-In Age: 14–19 yrs

Non-stop street circus continues this autumn. Work with amazing professional performers to develop your skills in ground-based acrobatics, juggling, diablo, stilt-walking and walking globe. If you are a dancer, free-runner, acrobat or just want to learn new skills, come and have a go.

Get started in DJing with help from resident Roundhouse DJs. Learn how to mix, scratch, and work with both vinyl and CD. A great opportunity for anyone who wants to learn about DJing and develop their skills and techniques.

Dates: Thu evenings Times: 6pm–9pm First session: Thu 29 Sep Cost: £2 per session Level: All levels

Dates: Thu evenings Times: 6–9pm First session: Thu 29 Sep Last session: Thu 1 Dec Cost: £2 per session Level: All levels

Please note: Places on drop-in nights will be allocated on a first come, first served basis, although we will accept enrolment forms sent in advance for the first session.

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AGED 16–25 AND HAVE A GREAT IDEA FOR A FILM? We have bursaries of up to £400 to cover production costs for experimental videos, short documentaries and fiction films, and are looking to award bursaries to experienced filmmakers with an exciting idea, a strong concept and a highly visual treatment for an online film.

Contact for an application form and return it – with a treatment and production budget for your film – by Mon 5 Sep, 9am. This scheme is funded by the Ex-Animo Foundation as part of the Roundhouse creative programme for 11–25s. We gratefully acknowledge the Ex-Animo Foundation for their support.

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Levity by Francis Wilmer, recipient of an OFF bursary in 2011

RoUNDHOUSE RADIO The award-winning Roundhouse Radio is developing the next generation of radio talent, creating shows and podcasts on everything from new music to Olympic boxers to interviews with the most exciting talent in art, music and culture – all developed, produced and presented by Roundhouse emerging artists. The station has recently attracted the attention of BBC 6 Music’s Lauren Laverne, and even been nominated for a Sony Award! Have a listen at Want to find your sound and make a show for Roundhouse Radio? if you’re aged 16–25 with some experience of radio, email and tell us a bit about yourself.

RoUNDHOUSE RECORDS Roundhouse Records is an independent label championing emerging talent in the UK, from spoken word to instrumentals and everything in between.


The Roundhouse has again joined forces with EMI to cultivate new talent in the third year of 30/30. Throughout September, 30 emerging artists will work with some of the industry’s top music producers to record their tracks in the Roundhouse’s state-of-the-art EMI recording studio.

30/30 Album launch party

Thu 1 Dec, 7.30pm, Roundhouse Studio Theatre Tickets: £5 Help us celebrate the release of the third 30/30 album at a night of live music with electric sets from some of the amazing emerging acts involved in this year’s project. Tickets on sale soon – keep an eye on


The 3030 2011 launch party will be programmed and promoted by participants from the 6-week onTrack project. If you are aged 16–25, not currently in education, employment or training and would like more information, contact stacey.williams@ / 020 7424 6793.

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HOW TO ENROL How to Enrol on a Roundhouse Project 1 1

Choose a project (if you want to do more than one, please make sure the dates and times don’t clash).

2. Fill out the enrolment form opposite and post or drop it in to: Roundhouse Studios, 2 Chalk Farm Road, London NW1 8EH. Enrolment forms are also available to download from If you are over 16 you can email your form to Our projects are first-come, first-served, so get in quick!  If you receive a place on the project, contact you by letter or email. 3 4

Drop in or call 020 7424 8477 to pay and confirm your place from Tue 13–Thu 15 Sep, 10am–8pm.

Information and Advice Base

Roundhouse Creative Projects Enrolment Form 2011 Project Name and Code: Project Name and Code: First Name:

Last Name:

Date of Birth:

Gender: (please tick)

 Male  Female

Address: Postcode:



Home Phone: Email:

Emergency Contact: Name (and relationship):


The Information and Advice Base offers support to all young people involved with the Roundhouse. From practical help with CV writing, interview techniques and completing application forms to advice on training programmes, career prospects, apprenticeships and employment opportunities, we can help you make the most of your creative talent. And if there’s something that’s getting you down, we’re here to listen and help you sort things out. Opening times: Mon–Wed: 11am–5.30pm | Thu: 11am–8.30pm | Fri: 11am–2pm Appointments welcome – please contact us to arrrange: 020 7424 2963

RYAB Have you heard about the Roundhouse Youth Advisory Board? If you’ve got feedback or suggestions about the Roundhouse or any of our projects, it’s RYAB’s job to make sure that your voice gets heard. The board is made up of Roundhouse members aged 13–25, who have input into the way the Roundhouse is run – from suggestions for projects and communications to representing members both in and outside the Roundhouse. RYAB is currently recruiting for new members. To find out more, visit You can also contact RYAB with feedback or ideas at

We want to ensure our projects/spaces are equally accessible for everyone. Please provide any additional details/ requirements that could help us to ensure this (eg. physical assistance, equipment, materials in different format)

Are you currently? (please tick)

 Studying  Working full time  Working part time  Studying and working  Unemployed (unregistered)  Unemployed (registered)  Other (please specify) Name of school or college (if studying)

Studying (please tick)

 pre GCSE  BTEC

 GCSE  Degree

 A/AS Levels  NVQ  Other (please specify)

Do you have any medical conditions that we should be aware of? (e.g. epilepsy, diabetes?)

Don’t be the last to know So much goes on at the Roundhouse – from gigs, shows and events to projects, workshops and masterclasses – if you’re not on our email list already, you might miss out.

Have you enrolled on any Roundhouse projects in the past?

 Yes  No

If yes, which one(s)?

Stay up-to-date with everything that’s going on by joining our free elist at You can also find us on Facebook and Twitter. Facebook: Twitter:

What artforms are you interested in, and what artistic skills do you have? (e.g. music, media, performing arts; DJ, filmmaker, dancer)

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How did you hear about the Roundhouse? (please tick)

 1. Friend/Family  2. School/Youth Group  4. Other (please specify).....................

 3. Roundhouse Creative Projects brochure

If you answered ‘3’ above, where did you see the Roundhouse 11–25 Brochure? (please tick)

 School  Youth Centre  Sent to your home  Leaflet Rack (Where? .......................................... )  Other (please specify) So that the Roundhouse reaches all communities in London, it’d be really useful if you could give us some details on your cultural origin. Thanks for your help. How would you describe your cultural origin? (please tick) White

 British

 Irish

 White mixed

 Other white background

 Pakistani

 Bangladeshi

 Other asian background

 African

 Other black background

Asian or Asian British

 Indian


Black or Black British

 Caribbean

Chinese or other ethnic background

 Chinese

 Other ethnic background

What is the best way(s) to update you on Roundhouse 11–25 news? (please tick)

 By email



(please enter your name)

certify that the information set out in this student enrolment form is, to the best of my knowledge, accurate and complete. I also consent to the Roundhouse processing my personal and / or sensitive personal data (provided in any format and at any time, including but not limited to the information set out in this student enrolment form) in accordance with the DPA. In addition, I understand that whilst attending a course/project at the Roundhouse Studios, there may be circumstances where my image(s) (in whatever format, including but not limited to photographs, video footage and images used on the Roundhouse website) are used by the Roundhouse for marketing and promotional purposes. I hereby give my consent for the Roundhouse to use such image(s) for marketing and promotional purposes, together with any materials (including any designs, documentation, broadcasts, recordings or other materials in whatever form (including written or electronic documentation) that I produce whilst attending a course / project at the Roundhouse Studios (including use of the Roundhouse facilities).


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hereby consent to the processing of the participant’s personal and/or sensitive personal data in accordance with the DPA for the purposes of their participation hosted by or at the Roundhouse. If any of the information relating to the Participant changes, I will notify the Roundhouse of any changes.

You’ll get great benefits, including:

If any of the information set out in this student enrolment form changes, I will notify the Roundhouse of any changes.


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TO BE COMPLETED BY EVERYONE I understand that while attending a course/project at the Roundhouse, there may be circumstances when an image(s) of me, or any materials I produce while attending a course/project, may be used by the Roundhouse for marketing and promotional purposes (in whatever format, including but not limited to print, online, video/audio broadcast).

– Special rates to hire rehearsal rooms, music studios and media suites– § from just £1 an hour – Priority booking for gigs and shows when available – Exclusive news updates by email


 I hereby give my consent for image(s) to be used  I do not give my consent for image(s) to be used

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Please send to Roundhouse Studios, 100a Chalk Farm Road, London NW1 8EH

To find out more, visit or call us on 020 7424 8477. Please Note: Emerging Artist membership is subject to proof of age and address, and you’ll need to attend a brief induction

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Contact us


Roundhouse, Chalk Farm Road, NW1 8EH Information: 020 7424 8477 Tickets: 0844 482 8008

Mon: 9:30am–5pm Tue–Fri: 9:30am–9pm Sat: 10am–5pm Sun: 11am–5pm These times are subject to change

BUS To / from Camden:

24, 27, 29, 31, 134, 168, 214, 253, 274, C2 To / from Chalk Farm tube station:

31, 168

To / from Chalk Farm:

24, 27, 46, 393

TUBE Camden Town (Northern Line): turn right out of the station onto Chalk Farm Road, continue until you pass under the railway bridge, then the Roundhouse is on your left (10 mins). Chalk Farm (Northern Line): turn left out of the station, take a right at Chalk Farm Road and the Roundhouse is on the right (2 mins).

The Roundhouse Trust registered office: 100a Chalk Farm Road, London NW1 8EH. A company limited by guarantee. Registered in England and Wales. Company number 3572184. Charity number 1071487. All information correct at time of going to print, but may be subject to change.

Design: The Roundhouse gratefully acknowledges the support of: Garfield Weston Foundation, Foundation for Sport and the Arts, The City Bridge Trust, The Eden Trust, Henry Smith Charity, Rachel Charitable Trust, The President’s Club, The Mercers’ Company, Wingate Foundation, The Ironmongers’ Company, Lowy Mitchell Foundation, Ex-Animo Foundation, ShareGift, Roundhouse Members.

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Roundhouse Creative projects Autumn 2011  

Check out this autumn's projects and opportunities in media, music and performing arts at the Roundhouse.

Roundhouse Creative projects Autumn 2011  

Check out this autumn's projects and opportunities in media, music and performing arts at the Roundhouse.