The Garage and the Young Norfolk Arts Trust are delivering a fantastic project in 2022 for young people who are interested in working back stage on the technical side of music/performance events.

We are looking for people aged 14-21 years old who want to learn and develop sound, lighting and set up skills for music/performance events.

This opportunity is FREE, but does require commitment to the training sessions and gigs.

A stage technician on a lighting desk

What does the project involve?

  • 5 x training sessions on sound, lighting and set up for music/performance event
  • Supported hands on technical experience at range of music/performance events including Unsigned at The Waterfront and the Young Norfolk Arts Festival both in July

How to book

  • To book your place please email [email protected] or call us on 01603 283382
  • Spaces on the project are limited and will be given on a first come first served basis
  • This opportunity is free, but does require commitment to the training sessions and gigs which are at a variety of dates and time. Please look at the schedule and check your availability before booking onto the project


Please see the Youth Tech Team schedule below. (Psst! If if you turn your phone, it makes the timetable easier to view)

Wednesday 6 June5.30-8pmTechnical Training Session 1The Garage Theatre
Wednesday 15 June5.30-8pmTechnical Training Session 2The Garage Theatre
Wednesday 22 June5.30-8pmTechnical Training Session 3The Garage Theatre
Wednesday 29 June5.30-8pmTechnical Training Session 4The Garage Theatre
Saturday 2 July12.30-3pmLive GigLost Rivers Stage YNAF
Tuesday 5 July5.30-8pmTechnical Training Session 5The Garage Theatre
Sunday 10 July3-10pmLive GigThe Waterfront
Wednesday 13 July5.30-8pmDebriefThe Garage Theatre

A female solo singer with a microphone performing at The Waterfront
A male guitarist and drummer performing at The Waterfront