This May we'll be travelling back down to Brighton as the Youth Media Partner to cover the Fringe! The comedy, theatre shows, dance, street acts and mime - you name it, we'll be covering it.
Check out the full range of shows at: brightonfringe.org
With such a big event, we're looking for more writers on the streets throughout the month. If you live in the Brighton or Hove area, or know that you'll be in Brighton between 3 May and 2 June 2019, we'd love to hear from you.
Who are we looking for?
You must be passionate about performance. You must have a critical mind, and be excited about discovering and analysing new and experimental shows.
We are looking for young writers who can submit work to a tight schedule (publishing reviews the day of, or one day after each show) and who are great time-keepers, making sure that you arrive on time to shows.
You must be aged 16-30 (please note, if you're under 18 you won't have access to 18+ shows).
What will you get?
You will receive a complimentary press ticket to each show that you choose to attend. Once we have confirmed our group of Brighton Fringe Reporters you can request your show choices on a first come, first served basis.
You will also have a 'Brighton Fringe Voice Reviewer' flag added to your account, and your reviews will be posted out on our social media channels, with your Twitter handle if you have an account.
Your work will receive a professional edit by one of Voice's editors, which will be a fantastic learning experience for any keen young writers or journalists.
If you want to meet the team before, or just brush up on your reviewing skills, we will be holding a free review writing workshop in Brighton!
Check back soon to find out when!
How to apply
Please fill out the application form, which can be found here.
Please don't hesitate to email the editor at [email protected]
I want more!
If Brighton isn’t enough for you, and you want to write for Voice more regularly, then we also invite you to become a Voice Contributor. Just like when reviewing for Brighton Fringe, you will receive access to our Editors Tom and Jack, who will help edit your work to help improve your work, as well as opportunities to review other events and festivals like Edinburgh Fringe!
All the information and benefits of joining our regular writing team can be found here.