Get Technical! Behind the curtain of MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL, plus new for 2024 - the Get Technical! Academy

Get Technical! Behind the curtain of MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL, plus new for 2024 - the Get Technical! Academy

Global Creatures, Producer of Moulin Rouge! The Musical announces the return of their hugely successful Get Technical! Behind the Curtain of Moulin Rouge! The Musical.

On Tuesday 30 July the multi award-winning production at the Piccadilly Theatre in London will once again open its doors to give anyone aspiring to a career in theatre a glimpse behind the curtain of the multi award-winning production.

Following its debut last year, Get Technical! offers the chance to hear from members of the production’s backstage and technical teams, watch live on-stage demonstrations and learn more about what goes into the making of the West End’s leading musical Spectacular!

From wigs to wardrobe to sound to stage management, the event aims to motivate and inspire young people to consider a career in backstage positions in the performing arts industry. Attendees will be shown how the different technical departments work together to create the production and be given a sneak peek of some of the stage secrets and magic behind the show. 

Backstage and technical team members will also share stories from their own career journeys and give tips for getting into the industry.

New for 2024 in addition to the Get Technical! event on 30 July is the launch of the Get Technical! Academy – with Moulin Rouge! The Musicala 10-week free immersive technical programme aimed at 15–25-year-olds.

Sessions will take place at the Piccadilly Theatre on Tuesday afternoons 2pm-4pm from Tuesday 2nd July.

Participants will meet weekly and gain hands on training from Heads of Departments and industry experts and learn the ropes in becoming a West End technician. The programme covers lighting, sound, automation, stage management and working as part of a stage performance crew.

During the 10-week programme participants will have the opportunity to learn from Moulin Rouge! The Musical and ATG Entertainment West End Creative Learning to gain a rare insight into the backstage workings of a Tony Award-winning production. Those aged 18+ will be offered an optional additional week where they can meet members of the company management team to explore the soft skills needed to launch their technical theatre career.

Get Technical! and the Get Technical! Academy are presented by Global Creatures in partnership with ATG Entertainment Creative Learning.