Easter Courses

These courses have been cancelled, for more information see the Royal Lyceum Theatre Statement on COVID-19 31 March 2020


THEATRE SKILLS COURSE: Responding to the climate crisis

These  practical workshops will help you develop three different skills to add to your theatre-making toolkit.  Each session is themed around theatre for activism and creating work in response to the climate crisis.  Sessions can be purchased individually, or at a discounted price for all three.

Costume Workshop
Turn your trash into couture. This course is the perfect introduction for those wanting to learn more about costume design for the stage.  Participants will be looking at how to make costumes from completely recycled and sustainable fabrics.  By the end of the workshops all participants will created their costume based on the theme of ‘the great flood’.

Ages: 12 - 18
Date: Monday 6 April
Times: 10am – 4.30pm
Price: £40 (£35 LYT price)

Playwriting Workshop
Are you a  budding playwright? This course will give you writing activities to exercise your imagination and translate the words from your head onto the page.

Ages: 12 - 18
Date: Tuesday 7 April
Times: 10am – 4.30pm
Price:  £40 (£35 LYT price)

Greta’s Story: creating a play with songs

Focusing on storytelling, music 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 biographical stories for the stage. Participants will work towards creating a 20-minute musical performance inspired by the story of the schools’ climate strikes and asking the question  “What would Greta do?”

Ages: 12 - 18
Date: Wednesday 8 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)

Participants will work to devise a short performance based on Dr Seuss’ The Lorax. This performance 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 9 April – Friday 10 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 from 21 January; please call a member of our Box Office team on 0131 248 4848 to book now.