Schools

We are committed to supporting creative and cultural learning for children and young people.

We offer a range of opportunities throughout the year for schools and colleges to engage with the theatre.  From discounts on group bookings, technical theatre workshops to advice on career pathways in the creative industries, we have something to inform and inspire students of all ages.

Delivered by professional artists and theatre practitioners, our workshops are designed to support the curriculum, encourage creative thinking and develop a deeper understanding of theatre.

What we can offer:

Primary

 

Technical Theatre Taster

A chance to explore the exciting world of lighting and sound in this introductory workshop which explores key elements of technical theatre production. Led by a member of the theatre’s technical team, pupils will learn more about backstage roles and how science and technology are used to influence our senses and transport us to different worlds.

Suitable for: Maximum 30 pupils from KS 2

Duration: 75 Minutes

 

Story Box

Using your chosen book or play, this workshop uses drama games and theatrical techniques to engage pupils and bring the text to life.  Designed to support creative literacy, speaking and listening, this workshop can be adapted for different age groups and tied into cross curricular learning.

Suitable for: Maximum 30 pupils from R/ KS 1-2

Duration: 45-60mins

 

For more information please contact creativelearning@yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

Secondary & FE

 

Technical Theatre Taster

A chance to explore the exciting world of lighting, sound and set design in this introductory workshop which explores key elements of technical theatre production. Students will try out a range of backstage roles, look at different approaches to design and find out more about career pathways in technical theatre.

Suitable for: Maximum 30 pupils from KS 3 & 4

Duration: 90 Minutes

 

Creative Careers

We are currently redesigning our provision of information and work experience opportunities for schools and young people who are interested in careers in theatre management and the creative industries. We will bring you more on this soon.

In the meantime, if you are student or teacher in need of advice on training or career pathways in theatre and the arts, drop us an email and we’ll be happy to make time for a chat.

 

For more information please contact creativelearning@yvonne-arnaud.co.uk.

SEND & SEMH Schools

Our workshops can be adapted to support the needs of your group. Get in touch at creativelearning@yvonne-arnaud.co.uk and we’ll be happy to discuss how we can best support your young people.

More information on our accessible performances can be found by clicking here.

School Bookings

For school groups we offer £12 tickets for students, plus 1 free teacher ticket per 10 students, on applicable shows. Please check with the Box Office if this applies.

Group discounts must be booked through our Box Office. Please email boxoffice@yvonne-arnaud.co.uk or call 01483 44 00 00 to make enquiries and book. 

In addition to our workshops offered in-house, some visiting production companies provide their own activities for schools. We will connect you to these opportunities wherever possible as part of your booking.

We know that arranging a school or college trip to the theatre can involve a bit of extra work. Our Box Office will be happy to help you plan your visit so that you and your students can relax and enjoy your trip to the theatre.

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Digital Resources

Feel free to explore and download resource packs for our upcoming productions.