Who we are:

Founded by ABTT Young Associate Representative Tamykha Patterson, a past apprentice herself,  the ABTT Apprenticeship Network is made up of current, future and past apprentices, alongside those who have helped create the apprenticeship schemes as well as the people who run and support them.

What we do:

The purpose of this group is to:

1. To provide a safe space for discussions and questions about the Theatre Apprenticeship schemes around the UK.

2. To build a community of Apprentices where members can speak about their experiences with others in a similar situation.

3. Provide networking events, resources and guidance for Apprentices throughout the UK.

Why we do it:

This group has been created to enable all past, current and future Apprentices a much needed safe space to ask questions and to seek advice. It is a a space for any and all apprentices to ask and answer questions, to ask for and provide advice or help with no judgement. We know that being an apprentice doesn’t always make it easy to be social – so we want to be able to connect you with others who have been through or are going through the same experiences.

How to join:

1. Create a professional profile on LinkedIn to help showcase your experiences and knowledge.

2. Join the UK Theatre & Live Events Apprenticeship Network here.

3. Be as involved as you want! If you have ideas on events, socials or resources that could be run or shared please get in contact – we’d love to hear from you! This network is run by and for Apprentices so tell us what you need and we’ll do our best to make it happen!

Email: office@abtt.org.uk
Phone: 0207 242 9200

Relevant Resources:

ABTT Apprenticeship Network Discord server

The ABTT Apprenticeship Network Discord server is an exclusive space for apprentices to connect. The Network was founded to create a community and safe space for apprentices: past, present, and future to connect with each other and share their knowledge and experiences with their peers. Discord is free to use and keeps everyone’s personal information private, all it requires is for people to have a discord account verified through an email address. Discord allows apprentices to keep talking to each other beyond the Zoom Network events. If you are interested in joining the Discord server please contact, office@abtt.org.uk.

Backstage Apprenticeship Resources Page

The information on our Backstage Apprenticeship Resources Page has been collated to provide you with relevant networking events, resources and guidance for Apprentices throughout the UK. Please see below. If you know of any resources that should be included please email office@abtt.org.uk.


Apprenticeship Networking Event (4th August) Q&A