Theatre Workout Education School Trips
Theatre Workout's award-winning workshops give young people the confidence to play, to create, and perform beyond expectations, giving them the best possible theatre experience.
We offer practical workshops tailored to the age and ability of your students, exploring the characters, story, and themes in the show of your choice through performance techniques.
Sample workshops include:
- Bespoke perforamance workshops for shows like Matilda, Thriller, Wicked, the Lion King, Dreamgirls, Chicago, 42nd Street, The Play That Goes Wrong, The Woman in Black, Aladdin, and A Comedy About A Bank Robbery
- Masterclasses in acting, Shakespeare, musical theatre, devising physical theatre, stage combat and more
- Talks on the business of theatre, and working freelance in the arts
Theatre Workout can also arrange your whole trip with our award-winning hospitality service, including discounted theatre tickets, backstage tours, meal bookings, travel and accommodation, saving you time and money!
Outreach workshops are also available in your school on request.
Why are Theatre Workout great for School Trips and Educational Visits?
London's theatres are the most Googled theatres on the planet, making them one of the worlds great attractions.
Active participation in drama helps build the life, social, and 'soft' skills we all need, including confidence, listening and communication skills, teamwork, and leadership.
Theatre Workout caters for over 8,000 students a year, delivering unique learning experiences to students as part of their theatre visits, with students from across the UK and from around the world.
As the centre for education in London's West End, Theatre Workout works in partnership with major West End shows, production companies, theatres and other attractions to give you the best possible experience. It is a member of the Independent Theatre Council, the Creative Industries Federation, Action for Children's Arts, British Educational Travel Association, is a registerd Arts Award Supporter, and is affiliated with OCR, and the BACC For The Future campaign.
Activities available during group visits
Primary groups may prefer drama based workshops, focused on storytelling and image theatre, perhaps related to shows like the Lion King or Matilda.
GCSE drama groups may prefer physical theatre workshops inspired by Frantic Assembly, Grotowski or Brecht, tailored to the Woman In Black or The Play That Goes Wrong.
A-level groups may want to push their performance skills in a musical theatre workshop or audition masterclass, learning choreography and working on songs from a West End show.
Any workshop option is available, tailored to the age and abilioty of your group. Simply tell us what you want to achieve and we'll reccommend the perfect package!
What size groups do you cater for?
Theatre Workout caters for any group size, although 25-35 is the average. Larger groups can be split between studios, and our largest group to date is 200 students in several spaces simultaneously.
Do you offer on-site classroom facilities?
Theatre Workout use a range of studios across the West End, chosen to suit the size of group, and the nature of the workshop you wish to do. If you require specific facilities, simply let them know at the time of booking.
Do you offer access for visitors with disabilities?
Some of the venues Theatre Workout use are disabled friendly. Please let them know of any specific requirements at the time of booking.
Do you cater for visitors with Special Educational Needs (SEN)?
Winner: Best Leisure Product Award at the British Youth Travel Awards, 2016 (beating Legoland and York's Chocolate Experience for the top prize)
Silver Winner: Best Support Service at the British Youth Travel Awards, 2016.
Free Scripts and Soundtracks
Current School Trip Offer
Book a workshop for a West End play or musical and get a free copy of the productions script or cast recording.
Quote "PMSTScore" when booking.
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