Get on Stage
We run a number of projects through the year to give children and young people the chance to perform on our stage, or learn about working behind the scenes. Have a look at the Picture Gallery to see previous student work on stage...
SPRINGBOARDS - Spring 2016
Technical and performance experience for students in a nationally renowned professional theatre
Tuesday 22 and Wednesday 23 March 2016 7.30-9.30pm
age: GCSE level, A level & equivalents
tickets: £2 on the door
“Our students don’t often get opportunities like this and really value it” Broadland High School
Springboards 2016 at Norwich Playhouse gives your students the chance to perform at a working professional theatre. Each participating group will be supported by our expert technical team through a day of rehearsal and a performance of up to thirty minutes.
Now, thanks to the generous support of Town Close Estate Charity, we are able to offer this unique experience for the unbeatable price of just £100 + vat per group.
“Our students enjoyed the whole event from get-in to get-out” Framingham Earl High School
“This experience, just before the exams, makes a whole grade difference for our drama students” East Norfolk Sixth Form College
To take part, contact Roberta Hamond by email - email@example.com or phone the Theatre office on 01603 612580.
STAGELIT - spring 2016
English Literature Theatre Project supported by Broadland District Council
Participating schools: Reepham High School and Thorpe St. Andrew High School (see photos right)
Tuesday 8 March 2016 7.00-9.30pm
age: Year 8 - GCSE
tickets: £2 on the door. Check with your school for availability.
Students are bringing English Literature to life. By adding stage light, sound, music, movement and projection to their curriculum poetry, Shakespeare and classic fiction, they lift it off the page and straight on to the Playhouse stage. Up to four local schools performing followed by a student-led Q&A. For further details contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
SHAKESPEARE SCHOOLS FESTIVAL - Autumn 2015
Monday 12 & Tuesday 13 October 2015 at 7.00pm
Each night, up to four regional schools will perform different 30-minute adaptations.
Tickets £9/ £7 concessions/ £6 each for groups of 20+
Running time: 2 hours plus interval
Age: Year 7+
For information on each evening (as it becomes available) go to ssf.uk or call the Box Office on 01603 598598.
CONNECTIONS 500 - spring 2016
The National Theatre's Connections Festival is 21 in 2016. To celebrate, they hope to involve more young people that ever in making theatre.
They are looking for 500 youth theatres and schools to stage 12 fantastic plays, picked from the 150 plus they have commissioned for young people since 1995. Although first deadlines have closed, there may still be some places available to take part in what will be the biggest ever Connections Festival! For details go to www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/connections.