INVOLVING LOCAL SCHOOLS
We will be performing one schools matinee at each venue, which will include a 20 minute pre-show group workshop run by the members of the cast, to introduce the characters and themes to the students.
Schools Matinee Shows Times:
Higham Hill Hub: Friday 26th June – 2.30pm
Lloyd Park (The Island): Friday 3rdJuly – 2.30pm
Jubilee Park (Kukoo La La Café) Friday 17thJuly – 2.30pm
We want to make these shows as accessible as possible and therefore are offering tickets at the heavily discounted price of £3.50 per child (full price children’s tickets are £8).
In-School Shakespeare Workshops
We offer in-school workshops run by cast members.
These can be booked prior to, or following on from the matinee performance.
We explore the story, characters & themes in more depth using fun, interactive and engaging activities.
The workshops are designed by our artistic directors, Rosie Ward and Ursula Early.
Rosie runs educational theatre company, UpFront Theatre Company, which specialises in providing interactive workshops & plays exploring the PSHE Suggested Programme of Study for KS2, 3 & 4. She has worked extensively in educational theatre company, including The Young Shakespeare Company.
Ursula is an experienced workshop leader and facilitator and has designed and delivered an extensive range of acting and drama workshops for theatre companies and Drama Schools.
She has taught as an adult acting teacher for City Academy, She has Level 3 OCNLR Accredited Diploma in Leading Dance for Older People (course provided by Green Candle Dance Company). She is also currently on the professional development faculty of Dance Research Studio and teaches on their Professional Development Programme.
Prices are dependent on the number of workshops run - we look forward to discussing your requirements and how we can enrich your Shakespeare programme.