There is always something to do at The PumpHouse during the school holidays.

The PumpHouse Theatre Summer Holidays Drama Programme 2018

With Mags Delaney

The Summer Holiday Drama Programme provides two week-long series’ workshops for 7 – 12 year olds:

Week One: Heroes, Myths and Legends, runs from January 8 – 12

Week Two: Circus Circus, runs from January 15 – 19

Each week of workshops features five self-contained days designed to give children the chance to have a go at a variety of drama skills within the unique setting of a working theatre.

Each day will follow a theme and include drama games, exercises and activities to develop the knowledge, confidence and thinking skills of those with an interest in drama and performance arts – and it’s also lots of fun!

Each day closes with a chance for the students to present a short performance for parents and caregivers.

You can enrol your child for both weeks, one week or per day. NB: a discount is applied for enrolments for all 5 days of a week.


A Shakespeare Sampler!

With Mags Delaney

January 22 – 24

A 3-day workshop to demystify the Bard – for 12 – 16 years

In a 3 day workshop, PumpHouse drama teacher Mags Delaney takes young people on an exploration of Shakespeare’s world.

The perfect introduction to the brilliance of William Shakespeare, this workshop is not just for young fans and aspiring actors, it’s also designed for young people who may find Shakespeare weird, boring or irrelevant and who may have no experience with drama at all.

Workshop focus includes:

What did Shakespeare write about? (exploring the plays)
Focusing on tragedy and comedy – clowning and emotions
Shakespeare’s famous characters – Heroes, Villains, Clowns.
Modernising Shakespeare to make it understandable
Performing Shakespeare outdoors

The workshop fee includes a ticket to see either Romeo and Juliet or The Comedy of Errors at The PumpHouse

Attendees need to bring lunch, snacks and a drink.

Tim Bray Productions School Holiday Theatre Workshops

Tim Bray Productions offer full and half-day theatre workshops – activities include drama games, a backstage tour of a working theatre and hands-on workshops geared around the show. Plus tickets to see their current production live on stage.

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