Schools Workshops

We are thrilled to be able to offer free workshops to nurseries, schools and colleges. Through our workshops, children will work with industry practitioners and learn about and be inspired by the world of theatre!

For more information about workshops and how to book, please email theatreschool@hopemilltheatre.co.uk.

Pre-School

Clever Cogs Pre-School – Focusing on song, storytelling and movement we will journey through an interactive story with themed games, songs and dances.Themes include space, monsters, superheroes, fairy tales, under the sea, and many more. The sessions encourage inclusion, confidence and musicality.

Infant

Clever Cogs  – Building on the skills learnt in our pre-school sessions, our Junior workshops begin to look at the world of musical theatre through story, games and scripts.

Junior

Our Intermediate level workshops focus on the building blocks to performing. Our
experienced practitioners will guide students through sessions focused on the following themes:

Listening – improvisation and exercises to develop listening and responding
Character – stock characters through to Naturalism, the building blocks to build your character.

Secondary

Our Senior level workshops aim to give students a firm understanding of the role of the
Actor and the skills needed to progress in the industry. Our experienced practitioners will
guide students through sessions focused on the following themes:

Acting Fundamentals 1: Tell me what you want – this workshop starts to think about
objectives and the way a character can try and achieve a goal
Acting Fundamentals 2: Scene Study – applying the work from the Acting
Fundamentals 1 workshop to scripts
Approaching your Shakespeare Speech
Characterisation
Improvisation
Acting through song

 

Workshops can take place at your school, over zoom, or in our community hub