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The Boundless Advisory Group is at the heart of everything we do. To keep us in check and to ensure we are being ambitious with our plans we have advisors made up of teenagers and young adults who are drawn from different backgrounds and interests: from digital media to theatre to parkour.

“It’s happening right in front of you, you can’t press pause, you can’t stop.”

Fin, Boundless Adviser

Our Advisers meet with us regularly to share with us what they think about the world, and the work that we create. We talk about big ideas, attend events and discuss what excites them most about being young today. In return we offer mentoring, support for projects and resources that build resilience.  We have a dedicated budget that is spent by the Advisory Group directly each year and are always looking for new ways to break down boundaries between arts organisations and young people.

To keep things fresh (and fair) our Advisory Group evolves each year and we welcome new members throughout the year.

If you are aged between 15–25 and feel you would thrive in the role of a Boundless Adviser, please check out our Opportunities page for more information or contact hello@boundlesstheatre.org.uk

“Boundless Theatre to me means no limits.”

Ashley, Boundless Adviser 

The Boundless Advisory Group meets every Monday afternoon during the UK Covid-19 lockdown.

2020 Advisory Group

Robert Awosusi Advisory Group

Robert is a director / theatremaker based in London.

Theatre includes: Personal Statements [rehearsed reading], Background Noise [rehearsed reading] (National Theatre); Bullring Techno Makeout Jamz, Virtue (The Bunker); The Derek Smith Show (Karamel Club); phroot sahlad (The North Wall / Lyric Hammersmith/ Camden People’s Theatre); Lockout, Roost (The North Wall); The Lost (Young Vic)

Associate director:  WE KNOW WHAT WE MAY BE [Artistic Associate](Barbican)

Assistant director: “Daddy” – A Melodrama (Almeida Theatre), Fairview (Young Vic), Let Kilburn Shake (Kiln Theatre), The Slave (Tristan Bates Theatre); The Trial (Young Vic)

Robert is on the Advisory Board for Boundless Theatre, and was recently on the Board Shadowing Programme run by Artistic Directors of the Future.

Finlay Ross Russell Advisory Group

Fin sees that there is a lot going on in the world and believes that the only way to make significant progress on complex issues is by creating and encouraging new perspectives. This is what he has done through his films, his writing and his performance. Having grown up being homeschooled around the world, he is currently studying Drama, Applied Theatre & Education at the Royal Central School of Speech & Drama. He hopes to use his new skills to position the arts as a means of bridging cultural divides and bringing people together.

Ideas

Political musings from a 15-year-old
1 August 2017

Our youngest Advisory Group member Maya McFarlane’s thoughts on young people and politics: Following the recent political events such the general election and last year’s EU referendum, an issue has…

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Developing Creative Young People
Rob Drummer 11 December 2019

We all know that there’s a crisis in mental health funding, that cases of anxiety are soaring and that suicide is the biggest killer of young men in the UK. …

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by Pablo Romero
Being a Young Theatre Maker at the Edinburgh Fringe
Robert Awosusi 20 August 2018

So Boundless is heading up to the Edinburgh Fringe with Tom Wells’ and Matthew Robins’ latest show Drip which is a co-production with Script Club.  Somehow I managed to convince them to…

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