Full Day Workshops

Our adult programme aims to give our audiences added insight into the process behind each main stage show. Our programme provides a range of practical workshops with different practices to suit each show such as directing, acting, devising, creative writing and musical direction. These classes are ideal for theatre enthusiasts and we welcome people of all skill levels, abilities and experience.

Suitable for all ages 14+
All workshops run on Saturdays from 10am – 4.30pm
£50 (£30 concessions) per Workshop

Barber Shop Chronicles: Storytelling
Saturday 2 November 2019

Stories make up part of our everyday life, but how are they collected, passed down and presented in plays? Using extracts from Barber Shop Chronicles and other storycentred plays, you’ll explore the different ways playwrights tell stories and have the opportunity to let your own tales flourish under the expert guidance of a Lyceum professional.

Pride and Prejudice* (*sort of): Acting
Saturday 25 January 2020

‘It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.’ But what must a woman want? Working with a professional actor, you’ll explore the idea of multi-role performance in this all-female adaptation and bring the script alive with a focus on honing your comedy acting skills.

Mrs Puntila and her Man Matti:Brechtian Directing
Saturday 14 March 2020

Perfect for budding directors, you’ll work on extracts from a range of Brecht plays including The Lyceum’s adaptation, Mrs Puntila and her Man Matti, exploring Brecht’s groundbreaking directorial style and his influence on the theatre world over the decades.

Barefoot in the Park: Comedy
Saturday 18 April 2020

Exploring the use of comedy and how this has adapted and changed throughout the years, participants will learn and develop key skills such as improvisation, comic timing and characterisation when working with comedic text. Participants will also get the chance to explore the text of Barefoot in the Park and bring it to life with their new-found skills.