Announcing our Darlington Young Reporter!

Announcing our Darlington Young Reporter!

Friday, 7 November 2014

Meet Grace Wakes, our fourth young reporter, completing a placement at the Darlington Civic Theatre next week.

We are thrilled to introduce you to 23 year old, Grace Wakes, our Darlington born young reporter who is tasked with lots of fun journalistic reporting on Pat Barker's Regeneration playing at the Civic theatre from Tues 11 Nov for one week.

"Having a passion for the arts and writing, I thought this scheme was the perfect opportunity to gain some valuable experience in my chosen field. I also love history and believe I would really enjoy writing content about Regeneration and aim to have lots of fun with it! I am also looking forward to spending time at the Darlington Civic Theatre, as it's such a delightful building to be in!"

Grace is an avid blogger and enjoys writing about cultural events in Darlington and anything retro. She decribes herself as passionate about the 1960s Mod culture and loves sourcing vintage clothing from this period. She also works for Darlington for Culture who are one of the Touring Consortium Theatre Company's drama ambassadors championing drama in Darlington.

I am passionate about the arts in Darlington, I currently volunteer for local group, Darlington for Culture and enjoy promote arts events in the town.

We are excited to read Grace's blogs, articles and interviews during the week of Regeneration, watch this space!


You can follow Grace during her week placement at the Darlington Civic Theatre on Twitter @Wakesy and by checking out her photo diary, first night blog and more on Theatre Cloud.

Want to apply to be our next Young Reporter? See here for more information.

Regeneration premiered on 2 September 2014 (previews from 29 August) at Royal & Derngate, Northampton, where it continues until 20 September 2014. It then tours to York, Edinburgh, Bradford, Nottingham, Cheltenham, Richmond, Wolverhampton, Darlington and Blackpool where it concludes on 29 November.