Safeguarding for the Performing Arts (LIVE)

Safeguarding for the Performing Arts (LIVE)


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This course aims to help you identify and understand safeguarding concerns, issues and responsibilities when working with children, young people and vulnerable adults.


By the end of the course, you will have explored and have an understanding of:

  • The safeguarding issues that you may encounter in workshop, performance and workplace settings.
  • The necessity for the prompt and effective reporting of incidents and concerns.
  • Relevant legislation.
  • Workplace settings (including online)
  • DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) requirements.
  • How to create and implement a Safeguarding Policy and Procedure for your organisation.


The course is suitable for freelance and core performing arts practitioners working with CAYP and vulnerable adults, producers, managers and trustees. The course assumes an ethos of embedding Safeguarding across an organisation.


Please (re-)read your own policy if you have one, and bring your questions.


‘Really interesting and informative, it will be useful to report back to the rest of the staff and great that it focused on theatre.’ Sarah Wrixon, Prime Theatre



This course is an informal seminar with plenty of opportunities for questions, discussion and learning from fellow participants’ experiences.


Target Audience

The course is aimed primarily at those that work with and provide performing arts activities and performances for and with children, young people and vulnerable adults.



Rebecca Manson Jones is Artistic Director/Co-CEO of Spare Tyre a leading participatory theatre company and a trustee and former Interim Director of Oily Cart. She was founder and director of Almeida Projects and Creative Director at Exeter Northcott and has experience as a school governor as safeguarding link. Rebecca promotes embedded safeguarding arts practice.



Monday 6th June, 10:00 – 16:30


Prices and How to Book

ITC members rate: £150 (£125+VAT) – login to access

Non-members rate: £210 (£175 +VAT)


Book your place by selecting one ticket per attendee and filling in each person’s details. Tickets are limited.Bookings are registered on receipt of the course fee. As there is are limited places on this course places are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Outstanding payments may be cancelled in order for others to book and attend. Please find our full booking terms and conditions, including the cancellation policy here.