Easter Courses


Led by Creative Learning Officer Sophie Howell, these practical workshops will help you develop three different skills to add to your theatre-making toolkit. Sessions can be purchased individually, or at a discounted price for all three.

Monologues (SOLD OUT)
Thinking of applying for drama school or excited by solo performance? This course is the perfect introduction for those wanting to improve their monologue skills; learn everything from how to choose the right speech right through to how to prepare a text for performance.

Ages: 12 - 18
Date: Monday 8 April
Times: 10am – 4.30pm
Price: £40 (£35 LYT price)

Clowning and Comedy (SOLD OUT)
In this day long course you will learn the art of comedic storytelling and enter into the playful world of the clown. Through group exercises and games, you’ll explore the rules of what makes something funny and how performers can improve their stage presence.

Ages: 12 - 18
Date: Tuesday 9 April
Times: 10am – 4.30pm
Price:  £40 (£35 LYT price)

Devising from Stories (SOLD OUT)
Focusing on storytelling, physical theatre and working from a stimulus, this workshop will give you a range of tools for devising your own work, as well as how to adapt and create stories for the stage. Participants will work towards creating a 20-minute ensemble performance inspired by traditional Scottish myths and legends, and look at how to modernize them.

Ages: 12 - 18
Date: Wednesday 10 April
Times: 10am – 4.30pm
Price:  £40 (£35 LYT price)

Book all three Easter Theatre Skills workshops for the discounted price of £90 (£78 for LYT members)

Led by Creative Learning Officer Katie Mitchell, participants will work from a text to stage a short performance which will be shared with family and friends at the end of the second day. Explore how to create characters, learn about comedy and work as an ensemble company on this exciting theatrical adventure!

Ages: 8 - 11
Date: Thursday 11 April – Friday 12 April
Times: 10am – 4.30pm
Price: £80 (£40 Concessions)
LYT Rate: £60 (£30 LYT Concession)

Please note: all places on Easter courses are only available to book over the phone; please call a member of our Box Office team on 0131 248 4848 to book now.