Experience the Theatre from a new perspective.
Throughout the year we offer a range of workshops and tours taking place for schools and colleges in our unique theatre module on fixed dates and times (see below).
- 90 minute workshop - £150
- 90 minute workshop plus 30 minute tour of the hall - £200
- 2 hour workshop - £200
All workshops are for a maximum of 30 students.
HOW THEATRE IS MADE
This interesting workshop will de-mystify the behind the scenes production process for your students with in-depth discussions with members of our production departments. Through practical exercises, students will discover how we produce theatre at the Royal Exchange whilst highlighting creative career pathways in the theatre industry.
ACTING IN THE ROUND
This fun and energetic session will introduce your students to the craft of acting and working in the round. Led by one of our highlight experienced theatre practitioners, students will have the opportunity to perform on our unique stage and will have loads of acting tips to take back to school.
WRITING IN THE ROUND
This dynamic workshop will use a range of short games and writing exercises to introduce your students to the practical skills of writing a script. Working with a professional playwright, students will have the opportunity to try out script ideas, creating authentic dialogue and using stage directions.
DEVISING IN THE ROUND
Using the Royal Exchange as a stimulus, this fun and creative session will leave students with a toolkit of exercises and techniques for creating and developing a devised piece of work from a stimuli back in the classroom.
Gain a deeper understanding of our theatre productions with workshops tailored specifically to our current season. Students will practically explore plot and character whilst discovering how the text has been interpreted by the creative team, the perfect addition to your theatre trip!
HOW TO BOOK
1. Pick your date and time
2. Choose which session you would like from the list above and how long for.
Nearer the time, Chelsea our Schools' Programme Leader will get in touch with you to discuss your requirements for the session and any areas you would particularly like to cover.
Please be aware: though we will endeavor to keep this information as up to date as possible there will always be the slight chance that your requested slot has already been booked, so if possible please get in touch with at least two possible slots for your visit.