Continued development and networking opportunities for teachers and arts practitioners


The Royal Exchange is committed to offering cross-curricular development opportunities for teachers and arts practitioners throughout the year, designed and led by specialist theatre practitioners. Delivered by the industry’s leading theatre artists, our revamped twilight CPD programme offers you the chance to learn practical skills to pass onto your pupils. We can also lead bespoke INSET days at your school.

CPD: ACCESSING TEXT, Thursday 19th October, 5-8pm - Book Online

Associate Artistic Director Amit Sharma will share his expertise exploring practical techniques focusing on access and text. The session will focus on a Shakespeare text and a contemporary piece.

CPD: MAKE SOME NOISE, Tuesday 14th November, 5-7pm - Book Online

This workshop with new Royal Exchange Associate Artist Chris Goode will introduce the idea of noise and 'noisy making' as a route into working with some lively and stimulating devising tools - many of which will have informed the making of Chris's production of Derek Jarman's JUBILEE.
(Includes a ticket to the 7:30pm performance of JUBILEE)
CPD: END OF PLAY, Thursday 15th February, 5-7pm - Book Online

A practical playwriting intensive which will offer a range of tools and techniques to help write- and finish! - that difficult first draft (plus ways to troubleshoot writer’s block). Led by Award-winning playwright Kendall Feaver writer of THE ALMIGHTY SOMETIMES.
(Includes a ticket to the 7:30pm performance of THE ALMIGHTY SOMETIMES)

TICKET PRICES: £75 per teacher (inclusive of VAT), per CPD

**SPECIAL OFFER: Buy 2 get 1 free!! Book all 3 CPD sessions for £150 (inclusive of VAT)**

BOOK TICKETS: Box Office: 0161 833 9833 or online using individual links above


On Tuesday 26th September at 5pm, we would like to invite career leads from schools and colleges in Greater Manchester the opportunity to learn more about our Behind the Scenes Work weeks, an exciting opportunity for Young People aged 14-19. You will receive a backstage tour and a free ticket to the evenings performance of OUR TOWN.

For more information and to register you interest email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


During the academic year the Royal Exchange hosts four twilight forum events bringing together practitioners, teachers, and educationalists. We hold creative discussions, presentations and activities, and opportunities to network with other staff. The Exchange Forum has a focus on the exchange of information, skills and best practice, so we will be looking forward to your input and contributions to the event!
In recognition of your involvement in the Forum, members will be offered a complimentary ticket to the evening’s theatre performance and discover more about upcoming projects at the Royal Exchange.


- Thursday 21st September, 5 - 6:30pm
Come and see OUR TOWN and discover all we have coming up at the Royal Exchange Theatre in the next academic year.

- Thursday 14th December, 5 - 6:30pm
Join us for networking, creative discussions and enjoy a performance of GUYS & DOLLS, our 2017 Christmas show.

Membership of the Exchange Forum costs £15 per academic year - click here for more info.

For further information about upcoming sessions please contact Chelsea Morgan on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 0161 615 6750.