School Workshops

  • Our workshops will add drama to your classroom. Allow us to visit your school and bring learning to life.
  • Our educational workshops have been enjoyed by thousands of young people.
  • We provide cross – curricular drama workshops delivering learning objectives set by the national curriculum.
  • We have produced practical workshops aimed at developing creativity and imagination.
  • Our workshops enhance your creative curriculum topics.
  • Our workshops are delivered by passionate and professional facilitators.

Create & Stage School Workshops

1. Create and Stage School Workshops – Suitable for KS2.

Add drama to your classroom with our range of interactive, cross curricular workshops. We believe drama should be an important part of the curriculum with it’s proven positive impact on learning. With this in mind our workshops encourage learning through tried and tested drama techniques to create unique learning experiences with the wow factor which connect with the national curriculum.

Our workshops promise to bring learning to life and provide a stimulating, memorable experience which will motivate your children to engage and interact with the specific theme.

Our workshops aim to –

  • Be a fully interactive and fun learning experience.
  • Build confidence, communication, concentration and co-operation.
  • Develop literacy, comprehension and vocabulary skills.
  • Encourage speaking and listening.
  • Gain knowledge, skills and understanding associated with the artistic practice of drama.
  • Improve understanding and engagement.
  • Inspire imagination and creativity.
  • Promote team work, decision making and sharing ideas.
  • Provide opportunities to improvise, devise and work on scripted drama.

All our workshops are delivered by a passionate, dedicated, highly skilled drama practitioner who is fully DBS checked.

To check availability please email us using the contact us at the bottom of the page.

Full day workshops (to work alongside your school day)

For up to 35 children.

For specific information and to pay please click on the specific product below.

Create and Stage The Suffragettes

Create and Stage WW2

Great Practitioners Workshops

2. Stanislavski In Training – It All Starts With Imagination 

Suitable for GCSE and A-Level Students

Stanislavski is fundamental to the core training of any student of acting. More often than not his methods have been contaminated with false information and misinterpretation. It is a responsibility of any teacher, director or facilitator to re evaluate the fundamental principles of his methods – tried and tested to then clean up and deliver practical exercises that are true to his essence.

Stanislavski In Training – It All Starts With Imagination is a tailor made package of exercises which are directly related to Stanislavski’s ‘The Actor Prepares’. ‘The Actor Prepares’ is the start point in his journey to prepare the actor for professional performances – beginning with the actor them self, their state of being and all the fundamental attributes and skills needed to then move on to building a character.

Within these exercises your students will discover where they are as a potential artist in the journey through to performance. The tailor made workshops move in a linear order- building from one exercise to the next.

Each workshop can specialize on 3 or 4 aspects of Stanislavski’s methods or it can introduce a wide selection of the practical exercises. Suitable for GCSE and A-Level students.

Option 1: 2 hr Workshop

We cover a taster of:

  • IMAGINATION X1
  • ACTION X1
  • EMOTIONAL MEMORY X1
  • THE UNBROKEN LINE
  • CONCENTRATION OF ATTENTION

Option 2: 4 hr Workshop

we cover:

  • RELAXATION OF THE MUSCLES
  • ANIMAL WORK
  • IMAGINATION
  • ACTION 
  • EMOTIONAL MEMORY
  • THE UNBROKEN LINE
  • CONCENTRATION OF ATTENTION
  • FAITH AND SENSE OF TRUTH
  • EXERCISE TO DETECT FALSE HOOD
  • EMOTIONAL MEMORY # 3 BASED ON THE WORK ACHIEVE IN (THE UNBROKEN LINE)

(Each student to attend with a monologue memorised)

Option 3: 4 hr Script Preparation

 

The workshops have been developed by Victoria May a regular lecturer in these techniques at Salford University, a freelance director and actress. Victoria has developed exercises to achieve the results Stanislavski writes of in his 4 core texts. The most powerful aspect of this practical work is – does it produce results. These tried and tested techniques and exercises help develop a better understanding of Stanislavski’s system. Acting is play and is meant to be fun as well as challenging – through these workshops the results are there for all to achieve.

Now taking bookings in Greater Manchester, Liverpool and North Yorkshire. Please email info@scriptstostage.co.uk for further information or to book.

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