Our plan to deliver safe, creative and engaging workshops post-Covid

Updated: Oct 12, 2020


Lockdown has provided us with an opportunity to look closely at the way we run our workshops. We've consulted our practitioners, studios, partners, and many of the teachers, schools and businesses we work with, and we're planning ahead to deliver a strong programme of creative, innovative, and engaging creative learning experiences and trips which also adhere to all social distancing guidelines to help keep our clients and practitioners safe.


Below is a summary of our plans as they currently stand. It is an evolving situation and we will continue to liaise with our partners and suppliers to ensure every precaution is taken to minimise risk.


Read the Government advice here.


How are we keeping you safe?

Theatre Workout is a service provider and does not manage any venues or property. For our workshops we are working with our practitioners and studios to prepare for the delivery of workshops. In terms of planning school trips we are liaising with partners and suppliers including theatres, hotels, hostels and hostels, attractions, restaurants, travel companies, etc to ensure every precaution is taken to minimise risk.


Workshops

Given the restrictions on schools now and in the next few months, and the lack of guidance as to when theatres can safely reopen, we do not expect to run any workshops in our studios until January 2021, so we will continue to assess this situation.


Until then we are focusing on delivering online and outreach workshops only until the end of 2020.


Theatre Workout's Outreach programme will deliver workshops in schools across the UK and, in time, around the world on request. Practitioners will travel to the school and work within the parameters of the school's own guidelines, allowing us to provide workshops which are creative, engaging and safe!

  • Practitioners will ensure they social distance from students, wearing masks or face coverings when in public areas. They are not required to wear a face covering during a workshop, but may do so for their own protection.

  • Studios should be well ventilated.

  • Practitioners will make efforts to minimise vocal activity such as singing

  • Students may be asked to social distance where possible, although this may depend on the age of students and the p