Summer School Theatre Challenge: 7-11 years

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    Over five days, we challenge you to create a brand new piece of theatre to be performed in our very own Factory Theatre! Working with professional theatre makers, you will need to bring your ideas, enthusiasm and energy to make sure you’re prepared to perform on the final day!

    WHAT TO EXPECT

    Working with local director Liz Felton and a creative team, you will rehearse here at the theatre each day for 5 days, starting at 9.30am and running until 4pm. The sessions will be full of games, play and creativity, where you will work as an ensemble to create a new piece of theatre.

    Please note, we have multiple practitioners working on each summer school and the performing groups will be divided by age, for example ages 7-9 years and 10-11 years. Young people will spend most of their time working with those of a similar age to them.

    The week will include:

    • Fun and energising warm up games
    • Voice work
    • Acting and ensemble movement
    • Trust and teambuilding
    • Script work
    • Rehearsals for performance

    WHAT TO BRING

    Please ensure your child:

    • Arrives in good time
    • Wears comfortable clothing and footwear that allows them to move freely
    • Brings a packed lunch and snacks (no nuts please!)

    PERFORMANCES

    Both of our Summer School Theatre Challenge companies will perform in the Factory Theatre on Fri 09 August at 5pm. Tickets for the performances are £3 each and will go on sale during July.

    • AGE RECOMMENDATION7 - 11 years
    • TICKETS£200 (Need help with this? Bursaries are available. Please contact bryony@tobaccofactorytheatres.com)
    • VENUE

    DATES Mon 05 – Fri 09 August 9.30am – 4pm

    SHOW Fri 09 August 5pm in the Factory Theatre

    SIBLING DISCOUNT
    We offer a sibling discount of 20% off additional tickets for those wishing to book two (or more) siblings onto our Summer School. Please use the code SIBLING when booking your second ticket for this event and the discount will be applied (if you have already booked a full price ticket).

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