The Comedy Trust

The Stand Out Creative Agency

Working in collaboration with schools, arts organisations and the creative sector, The Stand Out Creative Agency will act as a support network by providing access to masterclasses, industry workshops, mentoring and work experience and performance opportunities to young people in the Merseyside area.

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It ran from 12:00 PM, 1 September 2010 to 12:00 PM, 1 September 2011

Registered Charity in England and Wales (1093264)

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Location

Situation

Young People interested in careers within the creative industries feel that there are no opportunities to gain the sought after experience needed to get a 'foot in the door'. Over 6.7% of the regions workforce is currently engaged in the tourism and creative industies and the Stand Out Creative Agency will make a positive contribution to the area by helping young people gain the skills necessary to help them into employment.

Solution

The Stand Out Creative Agency will work with local education establishments, arts organisations, creative operators and artists to engage young people in a series of workshops, mentor sessions and work experience opportunities. This will help them to gain the confidence and experience needed for employment. The project will encourage more young people to get involved in arts provision and give them the confidence to follow their ambition to gain a career the creative industries.