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Summer Holiday Workshop: Play in a Week | Ages 8-12 & 12-16

Mon 29 Jul 2024 - Fri 02 Aug 2024

Create, rehearse, and perform your very own play to share with family & friends at the end of the week! 

Throughout this course participants will work with our excellent facilitators to create their own performance. The sessions will involve fun games & exercises that strengthen the group as a company and teach essential performance skills, as well as the participants learning how to devise and perform theatre by professional theatre makers. 

Ages 8-12 9am-12pm*
Ages 12-16 1pm-4pm
*Flexible drop off from 8.30am

Cost: £95

Book both our Play in a Week and Musical Theatre course for children aged 8-12 years for £150 - offer applied automatically at checkout

General FAQs

Is there any level of skill or experience required?
Unless specified, none of our courses or sessions require any prior knowledge or experience, and are welcome to all, from beginners to experts.

What will the course include?
The content of our sessions can differ widely. We emphasise our participants having fun, developing confidence, and learning the skills involved in performing theatre, as well as specialised skills on our more specific courses. Our weekly sessions will likely focus on a different aspect of theatre each term and may sometimes have a small-scale end of term performance. Our week-long courses will often end in a showing/performance of some kind.

I haven’t received any information since booking, is this a problem?
You should receive a confirmation email after booking the course, if you do not have this, please contact the Box Office by calling 01635 46044 or email boxoffice@watermill.org.uk. You will then receive more thorough information from the Outreach team in the days before the course starting.

What do I need to bring with me?
Please wear comfortable clothes that are easy to move in and will keep you covered during any physical movement. Bring water in a clearly labelled or colourful bottle. You may also want to bring something to take notes with. If you have any medication you may need to take, please bring them in a clearly labelled bag and ensure we are aware by completing our Outreach booking form.

Where will the course take place?
Most of our sessions and courses take place on-site in our studio at the Watermill Theatre. Our studio is the door with white to the far right of the car park. There some signs pointing towards it around the car park. Some sessions and courses may take place elsewhere, but this will be specified in your welcome email.

Who will be running the sessions/course?
Our Take Part activities are run by a variety of professional theatre makers. This varies from freelance facilitators to members of the production crew or cast of our productions. All will have great experience and expertise in the content of the sessions and will be familiar with The Watermill’s safeguarding policies.

If you have any further questions please contact the Outreach team by calling 01635 570934 or email outreach@watermill.org.uk