We are currently undertaking a review of the Theatre's Learning and Participation offer for schools, community groups, individual young people and adults – we're really excited about the changes that are underway and the new projects that will be running from Autumn 2013 onwards. Please bear with us as we finalise our plans, and keep an eye on your inbox for details of our new programme. If you are not already on our mailing list please sign up here to receive information as soon as it is available.
Work with schools and colleges forms a core element of Exchange Education. For much of our work with the formal education sector we focus on the 10 districts of Greater Manchester. However, we also work with schools from across the
TEACHER EXCHANGE FORUM
A Forum bringing together teachers, theatre practitioners and educationalists to share best practice and hear about recent and forthcoming projects and events that place creative learning at the heart of the curriculum. Find out more here.
THE CHILDREN'S SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL
A major project established by North West Drama Services Ltd to increase understanding and enjoyment of Shakespeare and skill and confidence in primary teachers' use of Drama. Find out more here.
TRUTH ABOUT YOUTH
The Royal Exchange Theatre is one of seven organizations across Britain working in partnership with the Co-operative Foundation to deliver their major initiative, Truth about Youth, which challenges and changes negative perceptions about young people by supporting projects which enable them to work with adults, the media and the wider community. Throughout the year there are opportunities for both young people (aged 14 - 21) and adults, to sign up for a range of projects and one-off events which take place over school/college holidays, at weekends and on some evenings. Find out more here.
Throughout the year Exchange Education offer a range of stand-alone taster workshops and tours for schools and community groups of up to 30. Available all year round, dependant on availability. Find out more here.
To find out about our work experience and training policy, please click here. If you are enquiring on behalf of students in Years 10 - 13 you might also be interested in our Behind The Scenes Work Weeks.
IN THE LOUNGE
A series of drop-in sessions with directors, designers, writers, actors, and members of the creative team from current productions.
Find out more here.
A programme of pre-show talk and demonstration-based workshops for schools, community groups and individuals to accompany Royal Exchange productions in both the Theatre and The Studio. Please see Events for upcoming sessions.
Production and theatre-linked resources including films, behind the scenes diaries and interviews. Find out more here.
We support the Manifesto For Drama, Theatre & Young People. To find out more click here.