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Theatre Workout Outreach

Outreach workshops enhance your creative curriculum, bringing industry professionals into your school. 

Like all our workshops, Outreach workshops are tailored to the students taking part to maximise their experience.

 

During a half or full-day booking we can work with multiple groups back to back.

 

Recommended workshop durations:

Reception & Key Stage 1: 45-60 minutes

Key Stage 2: 60-90 minutes

Key Stage 3: 90-120 minutes

Key Stage 4-5: 2-3 hours

Reception & Key Stages 1-2

Popular workshops include:

Secondary schools

For Key Stage 3 groups we aim to give students an engaging workshop which will encourage them to take up GCSE Drama. We do this by focusing on the creative process and giving them ownership of the work they create.

For Key stages 4-5 we aim to compliment the Drama curriculum by addressing areas of concern, student weaknesses, building on strengths, and helping students prepare for performances and assessments.

Popular options include:

 

Circus Skills

Circus skills workshops provide children with the opportunity to play with Circus activities such as juggling balls and scarves, stilts, pedalo, hula hoops, balancing feathers, poi and diabalo.

 

Aside from being great fun, these activities teach students develop balance, hand-eye co-ordination, spacial awareness, perseverance and more.

Masks

For Reception to Key Stage 2 children, masks can be designed, made and played with based on popular stories, myths and fairytales. Masks can be made during our workshops or ahead of our visit, supported by online tutorials, and brought to life with our practitioners.

Key stage 3-5 students can explore mask techniques with half and full-face character masks, learning to perform physically and with conviction, while also learning the history of masks in theatre from ancient Greece to Commedia.

Puppets

Students work in small groups to make a life-sized puppet, which we bring to life through storytelling and performance.

This workshops is an excellent option for all key stages 2-5, tailored to their ability.

 
 
 
Playful Storytelling

Learning through play is an essential part of our educational development, whether you are aged 6 or 60!

Storytelling helps children make sense of the world.

This unique combination provides all students, particularly younger children in reception or key stages 1-2 with a fantastic introduction to drama and performance.

 
Play In A Day

Create, produce and perform a play in a day.

This workshops presents a unique challenge to students, demanding strong collaborative and improvisational skills as they devise an original play in just one day.

This lesson comes with pre-workshop lesson plans to prepare students for the challenge ahead.

Practitioner Roundabout

Exploring the unique performance styles of Stanislavski, Brecht and Artaud.

 

Students will explore multiple performance techniques and staging practices associated with these of the theatre's most influential practitioners, adapting, interpreting and improvising scenes from selected plays to experience the impact of their work.

 
 
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After-school clubs

To maximise your school's creative curriculum, we offer after-school and Saturday clubs, providing professionally-led training with a curriculum based on a combination of the LAMDA curriculum and our unique experience working with major West End shows since 2006.

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