>To improve the numbers of young people taking part in theatrical activities, both curricular and extra-curricular, as participants and audience.
>To inspire young people to pursue a career in the arts through the use of role models in the industry and unique performance opportunities.
>To increase availability of professional performers and organisations to everyone, eliminating hindering factors such as location, cost or travel time.
>To extend and develop performing arts activities available to more able students/students with special educational needs/disabilities.
>To introduce young people to a wide variety of genres of the arts, both in performance and in ‘backstage’ activities.
>To make young people more aware of local resources and local support of the arts: e.g. rehearsal spaces, theatres, workshops, schools, arts companies.
>To raise the profile of the arts on a local and national level.
>To increase performing arts participation amongst young males by tailoring activities to those currently under-represented.
>To work closely with schools, youth and community groups in offering specialist workshops and performances.
>To act as go-between for arts providers and participants.