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Learning Labs
Barbican / Guildhall Creative Learning provides a diverse Learning Lab offer to support the professional development needs of artists at all stages of their career.

Community Masterclasses
A series of free masterclasses supporting creative projects in the local community.

Open Lab
Open Lab gives artists the space to experiment in a working theatrical space without the expectation of a final product.

ArtWorks Fellowship
A programme that brought together arts organisations with artists to develop work in participatory settings.

Weekend Labs
Led by leading artists and practitioners performing at the Barbican, the labs offer an opportunity for in-depth practical exploration and discovery in a workshop-style setting.

Summer Schools
We host exciting opportunities for artists, teachers and others to work over an intensive period with leading artists and academics from the Guildhall School.

BA (Hons) Performance & Creative Enterprise
The BA Performance & Creative Enterprise programme focuses on cross-art form projects as well as entrepreneurship and employability.

MMuS in Leadership
The Guildhall School’s MMus Leadership Programme is designed to help professional arts practitioners meet the challenges of the future.

STAMP (Supporting Theatre and Makers of Performance)
The Barbican is a member of the STAMP network dedicated to improving support for artists and advocating for the role of theatre and theatre makers in London.