Short 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 – 12.30pm
£15 (£9 concessions) per Workshop

Twelfth Night: Acting - All the World's a Stage
29 September 2018

Join our professional artists for a practical acting workshop based on our production of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. Bring the play’s most iconic moments to life with the opportunity to perform and learn key techniques. This workshop is ideal for budding Shakespearian performers and enthusiasts.

Cyrano de Bergerac: Acting - Performing Poetry
27 October 2018

Love to act but struggle with classical verse? Then join us for an acting workshop with one of our Lyceum professional Directors. In the workshop, we will look at Edmond Rostand’s play and explore techniques and ideas surrounding the text. You will get the opportunity to perform some of the text and ask our Director any questions when it comes to staging poetic plays.

Touching the Void: Devising - Autobiographical Theatre
26 January 2019

 “Life can deal you an amazing hand…” so why not use it as inspiration or a tool when devising theatre? Interested in creating theatre from scratch? Then come along to our devising workshop with one of our professional drama artists to explore our production of Touching the Void. Using autobiographical stories, participants will explore key tools needed when creating theatre such as acting, storytelling and writing.

Local Hero: Writing: Scottish Stories
27 April 2019

Join a professional playwright and get the chance to explore our World Premiere production of Local Hero in this writing workshop. Using key excerpts participants will get the chance to work with a playwright and develop their writing skills. Participants will also get the chance to learn about our Artistic Director, David Greig’s key ideas when writing and programming this particular story and its relation to other Scottish Stories.