Easter Holiday Activities

Join us this Easter for a range of workshops and activities from theatre skills to storytelling. Monday 10 - Friday 21 April 2017

Introduce


For ages 4 – 8 and their families/carers
Introduce the love of theatre and Shakespeare to your family with our series of fun and active 45 minute taster workshops and Shakespeare-themed activities for the whole family.

Discover


For ages 8 – 12 and their families/ carers
Discover how our actors work in the rehearsal room to make theatre whilst learning more about Shakespeare’s plays. Workshops last between 90 minutes and 2 hours.

Explore


For ages 13 - 17
These sessions will give a greater insight into the work of the RSC and how we create theatre and bring Shakespeare to life. Workshops last between 2 - 3 hours or a whole day and are for young people to attend without their parents/carers.

Alongside our work for specific age ranges we also offer activities for all ages that the whole family can enjoy together.

Introduce

Introducing: Antony and Cleopatra

Introducing: Antony and Cleopatra

10 April 2017

Royal Shakespeare Theatre

10.15 – 11am, Suitable for ages 4 – 8 years and their parent/ guardian

Through fun games and simple rehearsal techniques, introduce your child to the love of Shakespeare and his stories. (Children must be accompanied by an adult)

£3.50 adult/ £2.50 child

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Introducing: Singing

Introducing: Singing

11 April 2017

Royal Shakespeare Theatre

10.15 – 11am, Suitable for ages 4 – 8 years and their parent/ guardian

Come and sing your heart out with an RSC voice coach. No experience necessary, a fun introduction to singing and projection. (Children must be accompanied by an adult.)

£3.50 adult/ £2.50 child

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Discover

Discover: Antony & Cleo

Discover: Antony & Cleo

10 April 2017

Clore Learning Centre

11.30am – 1pm, Suitable for ages 8 – 12 years and their parent/ guardian.

Take part in this fun introduction to the play. Discover the story and themes in Antony and Cleopatra as you work as an actor does, on your feet! (children must be accompanied by an adult)

£4 Adult/ £3 Child

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Discover: Shakespeare's Words

Discover: Shakespeare's Words

11 April 2017

Clore Learning Centre

11.30am – 1pm, Suitable for ages 8 – 12 years and their parent/ guardian

Want to have a go at performing some of Shakespeare's speeches? Come along to this fun and lively session that will have you quoting Shakespeare like a professional. (Children must be accompanied by an adult.)

£4 Adult/ £3 Child

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Play in a Day: 9-10 years

Play in a Day: 9-10 years

12 April 2017

Clore Learning Centre

10am – 4.30pm (with a short performance for friends and family at 4pm.)

Create your very own shortened version of Antony and Cleopatra in just one day with help from an RSC expert. No previous knowledge of the play necessary.
Please wear comfortable clothes, plenty of water and don’t forget a packed lunch too. (Sessions are for children only and they do not need to be accompanied by a parent or carer.)

£28

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Play in a Day: 11-12 years

Play in a Day: 11-12 years

19 April 2017

Clore Learning Centre

10am – 4.30pm (with a short performance for friends and family at 4pm.)

Create your very own shortened version of Antony and Cleopatra in just one day with help from an RSC expert. No previous knowledge of the play necessary.
Please wear comfortable clothes, plenty of water and don’t forget a packed lunch too. (Sessions are for children only and they do not need to be accompanied by a parent or carer.)

£28

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Explore

Explore: Set Design

Explore: Set Design

10 April 2017

Clore Learning Centre

2 – 4pm, Suitable for ages 14 - 17 years

Work with an RSC Assistant Designer to create a set design suitable for our thrust stages, where the audience watch from three sides. Build your own design for Antony and Cleopatra, and see it displayed inside our model of the theatre. (For young people only and they do not need to be accompanied by an adult.)

£9

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Explore: Voice and Text

Explore: Voice and Text

11 April 2017

Clore Learning Centre

2 – 4pm, Suitable for ages 14 - 17 years

Learn about how our actors prepare, rehearse and perform in this practical workshop. Using Shakespeare’s text, you’ll experience a range of exercises and activities. (For young people only and they do not need to be accompanied by an adult.)

£9

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Explore: Stage Fighting - Roman Battles

Explore: Stage Fighting - Roman Battles

13 April 2017

Clore Learning Centre

10am – 4.30pm (with a short demonstration to friends and family at 4.15pm) Suitable for ages 14 – 17 years.

Add to your performance skills with a day of stage combat with Instructor Tom Jordan. Learn how fights are created for the stage in a safe and non-violent way, and show your new skills to family and friends with a demonstration at the end of the day.
Please wear comfortable clothes, plenty of water and don’t forget a packed lunch too. (Sessions are for young people only and they do not need to be accompanied by a parent or carer.)

£28

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Explore: Music

Explore: Music

18 April 2017

Clore Learning Centre

1.30 – 4pm. Suitable for ages 13 - 15 years

After an exclusive tour that highlights the music behind the plays in our new exhibition, The Play’s The Thing, work with an RSC musician to create your own soundscape recordings. (For young people only and they do not need to be accompanied by an adult.)

£9

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Play in a Day: 13-14 years

Play in a Day: 13-14 years

20 April 2017

Clore Learning Centre

10am – 4.30pm (with a short performance for friends and family at 4pm.)

Create your very own shortened version of Antony and Cleopatra in just one day with help from an RSC expert. No previous knowledge of the play necessary.
Please wear comfortable clothes, plenty of water and don’t forget a packed lunch too. (For young people only and they do not need to be accompanied by a parent or carer.)

£28

Book Tickets

Free, no booking required

Uncover our Collection

Uncover our Collection

18 April 2017

Swan Theatre

2 – 4pm. Suitable for all ages.

Explore a selection of props, costumes and accessories from the RSC Collection and unearth stories of Shakespeare's Roman plays.

FREE, no booking required. Swan Theatre Foyer.

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Roman Craft

Roman Craft

20 - 22 April 2017

The Other Place

11am - 4pm. Suitable for all ages

Join artist Johnny O’Hanlon at any time over 3 days to create a giant piece of art, concluding on Shakespeare’s Birthday Celebration with a finished display and film.

FREE, no booking required.

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Kate’s Storytree at The Other Place

Kate’s Storytree at The Other Place

21 April 2017

The Other Place

10.30am and 11.30am, suitable for under 5s.

Starting with travelling Storybike and a treasure chest of props, children and adults are invited on a Storytime adventure.
Each session lasts 30 minutes, children must be accompanied by an adult.

FREE, no booking required.

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