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55+

The Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall are proud to run a successful programme of courses for those aged 55+ which include Creative Writing, Drama, Song Writing and Dance. The courses all take place in a relaxed and social setting providing a fantastic opportunity to make new friends and try something new!

The Autumn 2018 term has now started and classes are full. The Spring 2019 term will commence in January – booking opens at 9am on Friday 7 December.

Please find all the Spring 2019 course details below. Places can be booked online, or by calling the Theatre Royal & Royal Concert Hall Box Office on 0115 989 5555.

If you have any questions or would like further information about the courses please email caroline.pope@nottinghamcity.gov.uk Creative Learning Officer or call 0115 9895627.

55+ Dance

Spring 2019 term dates: Every Friday from 25 January – 5 April
£70 (10 sessions)

Our movement class combines gentle ballet and contemporary dance technique to a wide variety of music. The sessions will improve your strength, balance and fitness in a social and friendly environment. Sessions are led by professional dance artiste Caroline Burn.

Sessions take place at the College Street Centre, NG1 5AQ

Booking opens at 9am on Friday 7 December

Book your place on the Spring 2019 Dance Course

55+ Creative Writing

Spring 2019 term dates:
Every Thursday from 24 January – 4 April
OR
Every Friday from 25 January – 5 April
£70 (10 sessions)

These sessions are for those with some creative writing experience, who would like to learn more. We will write together, support each other in sharing our writing and learn from the work of established authors. You will be encourages to follow your own strengths and work on your own writing projects, while also learning more about the craft and process of being a writer.

Booking opens at 9am on Friday 7 December

Book your place on the Spring 2019 Creative Writing Course

55+ Drama

Spring 2019 term dates: Every Friday from 25 January – 5 April
£70 (10 sessions)

Develop confidence and build performance skills in a fun and supportive theatrical environment. Learn acting and directing techniques through exploring classic and contemporary texts and create original pieces of theatre through a variety of devising processes and styles.

Booking opens at 9am on Friday 7 December

Book your place on the Spring 2019 Drama Course

55+ Song Writing

Spring 2019 term dates: Friday 25 January, Friday 8 & 15 February, Friday 8 & 22 March, Friday 5 April
£50 (6 sessions)

The course will explore lyric writing, how to create melodies and harmony and how to put it all together to create new and original songs in a supportive and creative environment. No prior musical training needed, but instrument players of any level are invited to bring their instruments with them.

Booking opens at 9am on Friday 7 December

Book your place on the Spring 2019 Song Writing Course