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Creative Learning

Our Creative Learning programme provides opportunities for people of all ages to get involved through inspiring and interactive talks, summer schools, workshops, classes, storytelling and exhibitions.

We offer learning opportunities for school groups, work experience placements for individual students, regular classes for over 55s and fun-filled music concerts for under 6s and their families.

Details of all our current classes and learning opportunities are below.

Arts Award Supporter
The Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall Nottingham is an official Arts Award Welcome centre, supporting young people aged 11 to 25 years old to achieve their potential as artists and art leaders.

If you are a young person and you want to find out more about this scheme, please contact David Longford on 0115 989 5531.

Featured Events

Rambert at 90 - Family Dance Workshop

Saturday 10 June 10.30 – 11.45am
FREE Event

The family dance workshop uses Rambert’s wonderful rich archive as a stimulus for exploring the company’s journey over the past 90 years.  As a family you will explore movements and creative tasks inspired by the contents of a magical historical suitcase full of photographs, Marie Rambert’s personal possessions, music and original props from the company’s repertoire. This fun and creative dance workshop is suitable for families with children of all ages. Tickets are free but need to booked in advance. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Rambert Family Dance Workshop

Rambert at 90 - 55+ Dance Workshop

Saturday 10 June 1.00 – 2.30pm
FREE Event

This specially designed dance workshop uses Rambert’s wonderful rich archive as a stimulus for exploring the company’s journey over the past 90 years. Participants will be taken on a journey through Rambert’s history by exploring enjoyable exercises and group creative tasks.  The session will be focused around an inspiring historical suitcase full of photographs, Marie Rambert’s personal possessions, music and original props from the company’s repertoire. This fun and sociable dance workshop is suitable for everyone over the age of 55 years.  No dance experience is necessary. Tickets are free but need to booked in advance.

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West End In Nottingham Summer School 2017

Monday 31 July – Friday 4 August 2017

The Summer School is now fully booked but if you would like to go on a waiting list please contact Kimberley Allsopp on 0115 989 5627.

After a hugely successful Summer School in 2016, ‘West End In Nottingham’ is back for 2017! The musical theatre summer school is divided into two groups; participants aged 7 to 10 & 11 to 16.

This is a fantastic opportunity for children & young people to work with actual industry professionals from the West End and culminates in a performance for family and friends on the stage of the Theatre Royal.

The Course Director for ‘West End in Nottingham’ will be Michael Park. Michael has worked professionally in the performing arts industry for many years as a performer and also in the education sector as a teacher, speaker & course leader. Michael will be supported in his work with an Assistant Director as well as four West End performers.

Admin & front of house tasks will be lead by the venue’s Creative Learning team, who will also be responsible for ensuring the security and health & safety of the students throughout. All staff involved in this project are fully DBS checked.

Each day participants will get the opportunity to learn routines from West End performers & explore shows such as Shrek, Hairspray, Legally Blonde & Mary Poppins.  Every session will end with a Q & A with a West End performer.

These sessions present a fantastic opportunity for children & young people who have always dreamt of a career in Musical Theatre to gain first-hand experience.  They also provide a great opportunity for participants to gain confidence, develop their talent and have a lot of fun during the holidays! No previous experience is necessary.

The cost of this Summer School is £80 per child.

Download the information pack and enrolment form West End Information 2017 Enrolment Pack