Further Education (16+)

Our further education opportunities are designed to inspire and challenge students aged 16-18 to delve deeper into our productions and to discover more about careers in Theatre. 

Our Insight Workshops explore the production process for key shows in our season and we have digital resources available for selected productions to support learning in school or college. Our Prologue scheme for 16-25 year olds also offers access to great seats for just £5 and exclusive events, encouraging independent theatregoing alongside their studies.

For more information about any of these opportunities or to discuss date options for workshops, please contact our Education Projects Manager, Richard Knowles at leap@cft.org.ukor find out more about booking schools tickets for shows or events.


Insight Workshops

Alongside selected productions, these workshops develop understanding of artistic intentions, design elements and key aspects of the story. Delivered before or after your theatre visit, these practical workshops will support student responses to live theatre.

Available for the following productions:

Focus: Performance Analysis, Theatre Design, Understanding Text 
Participants: KS5
Duration: 2 hours
Location: At your campus
Cost: £5 per pupil


Technical Tasters

Led by a member of our production team, Technical Tasters offer insight into backstage roles, technology and skills involved in creating a production. Participants explore a technical element through practical, hands-on tasks with opportunities to ask questions, learning how design leads to what audiences experience on stage.

These workshops are led by CFT staff or freelance creatives so are available on selected dates at the Theatre in:

  • Costume
  • Lighting
  • Sound
  • Stage Design and Props

Participants: KS5
For: Up to 20 students 
Duration: 90 minutes
Location: Theatre 
Cost: £6 per student

To book an Insight Workshop or Technical Taster for your students, contact our Education Projects Manager, Richard Knowles at leap@cft.org.uk



Partnership Projects

Work with us to offer students a unique programme of learning, designed to enhance their knowledge of productions, develop theatre-making techniques or build key transferable skills.

We contribute to careers events, provide training opportunities for teaching staff and create sustained and exciting partnerships with further education providers.

For more information or to discuss opportunities please contact our Education Projects Manager, Richard Knowles at leap@cft.org.uk.