Our inspiring workshops and education experiences are designed to engage and challenge students, enhancing cross-curricular study for 11-16 year olds.
Workshops explore our productions in depth and students can experience technical theatre in new ways as well as learning about the range of creative careers available in Theatre. We also have digital resources available for selected productions to support learning in school.
For more information about any of our one-off opportunities, contact our Education Projects Manager, Richard Knowles at firstname.lastname@example.org or find out more about booking schools tickets for shows or events.
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:
- The Life of Galileo - Monday 20 April - Friday 22 May
- South Pacific - Monday 29 June - Wednesday 15 July
- The Long Song - Monday 7 September - Friday 2 October
- The Narcissist- Monday 14 September - Friday 16 October
- Assassins - Monday 5 October - Friday 6 November
- Crave- Monday 12 October - Friday 6 November
Focus: Performance Analysis, Theatre Design, Understanding Text
Participants: KS3 or KS4
Duration: 2 hours
Location: In school
Cost: £5 per pupil
Secondary 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:
- Stage Design and Props
Participants: KS3 or KS4
For: Up to 25 students
Duration: 90 minutes
Cost: £6 per student
To book an Insight Workshop or Technical Taster for your school, contact our Education Projects Manager, Richard Knowles at email@example.com
Schools Partnership Projects
Our education projects build sustained and exciting partnerships with schools through practical workshops, teacher CPD sessions, digital resources and visits to the Theatre. Participants develop theatre-making techniques, build awareness of creative careers and gain vital transferable skills.
Schools Fest enables Year 7 pupils across the Arun district to engage in theatre-making. Pupils take part in four practical workshops, watch two key productions and develop communication, confidence and teamwork throughout the project.
Schools Fest has engaged over 450 participants since 2018, enabling many to experience theatre for the very first time. Schools Fest is designed and delivered in partnership with Artswork, and through generous support is delivered without charge to participating schools.
Applications open in May 2020 for participation from November 2020 – February 2021.
Focus: Drama, Performance, Communication, Teamwork
For: 30 Year 7 pupils per school
Duration: Nov 2020-Feb 2021
Location: Theatre and in school
Cost: Free, by application
Contact our Education Projects Manager, Richard Knowles at firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to our mailing list to be the first to find out when applications open.