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e&P+ is our diverse range of activity for schools, colleges & universities. The activities complement the Spring/Summer 2014 season, so take a look & get in touch to book.


Spring/ Summer Education Activities

A Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse production

Twelfth Night

A Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse production

A View from the Bridge

By William Shakespeare Directed by Gemma Bodinetz Everyman, Sat 8 Mar to Sat 5 Apr Suitable for ages 12+

Scamp and Fiery Angel present

AW Mon 24 Mar after 7.30pm performance BC Wed 19 Mar after 5.30pm performance PTS Thu 20 Mar at 10.30am TPTS Wed 26 Mar at 10.30am

By Michael Morpurgo Adapted and directed by Simon Reade

Pre-Show Talk: ‘I was adored once too’ Tue 25 Mar at 5pm A chance to hear a leading academic, Professor Nandini Das, University of Liverpool, talk about the play, its significance in Shakespeare’s work and the role and nature of love. £3 with ticket for performance

Playhouse, Wed 5 Mar to Sat 8 Mar Suitable for ages 8+

Workshops:

Private Peaceful BC Fri 7 Mar after 2.00pm performance Workshops: Using primary sources World War 1 poetry Life in the trenches Contact a.williams@everymanplayhouse.com or the education department for availability and cost.

by Arthur Miller Directed by Charlotte Gwinner

Introduction to Shakespeare. A practical look at the work of Shakespeare by working on a few of Shakespeare’s most famous scenes in a fun and exciting way.( KS2, KS3, KS4, Sixth Form)

Playhouse, Thu 27 Mar to Sat 19 Apr Suitable for ages 12+ AW Mon 14 Apr after 7.30pm performance BC Wed 9 Apr after 5.30pm performance PTS Thu 3 Apr at 10.30am TPTS Thu 10 Apr at 10.30am

Northern Ballet presents

Three Little Pigs Playhouse, Mon 17 Mar Suitable for ages 3+ AW Mon 24 Mar after 7.30pm performance BC Wed 19 Mar after 5.30pm performance PTS Thu 20 Mar at 10.30am TPTS Wed 26 Mar at 10.30am

Discovering the Play: Rehearsal Techniques. A practical exploration using Stanislavski’s method of physical action. (Sixth Form+)

Workshops: Workshops from Northern Ballet available. Schools should contact the education department for details

The Nature of Comedy in Shakespeare’s work. A comparison of texts. (Sixth Form – Literature, Theatre Studies, Performance Students)

Stories and Fables. A storyteller brings a story to life and involves the students in showing and telling the tale. This is appropriate for children of all ages

Actors Touring Company present

by David Greig

Hope Place

Everyman, Tue 8 Apr to Sat 12 Apr Suitable for ages 14+

by Michael Wynne Directed by Rachel Kavanaugh

AW Thu 10 Apr after 7.30pm performance

Everyman, Fri 9 May to Sat 31 May Suitable for ages 12+

Workshops The company can offer workshops on the following:

AW Mon 19 May after 7.30pm BC Wed 21 May after 5.30pm PTS Wed 28 May at 10.30am

Fragmented narrative in writing and performance Use of song to heighten and counterpoint text Evoking the community on stage Portrayal of grief and fragile mental states on stage Scenography and staging Contact a.williams@everymanplayhouse.com or the education department for availability and cost.

An Out of Joint and Octagon Theatre Bolton co-production

This May Hurt a Bit by Stella Feehily Directed by Max Stafford-Cark Playhouse, Wed 7 May to Sat 10 May Suitable for ages 14+ AW Wed 7 May after 7.30pm performance Workshops Workshops will be available on the following topics Working on a new play Political theatre The Out of Joint method

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Contact a.williams@everymanplayhouse.com or the education department for availability and cost. Education Pack available from May from www.everymanplayhouse.com

Afterwords (AW) Backchat (BC) Page To Stage (PTS) Technical Page To Stage (TPTS)

Workshops Available from January 2014: A View From The Bridge: practical approaches to the text Relationships and Gender in A View From The Bridge Communicating Effectively: a look at how our Communications Department plan and implement a campaign to promote a production

A Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse production

The Events

Character development focusing on Claire or on The Boy

Pre-Show Talk: Keeping it in the Family Wed 2 April 5-6pm Reflections on the play and the work of Arthur Miller. A talk by Andrew Sherlock, a leading academic and practitioner on the focus of Arthur Miller’s work. £3 with ticket for performance

Allan Williams Education Manger

a.williams@everymanplayhouse.com 0151 706 9111 | 07711 424 186

Pre-Show Talk: ‘Chronicles of Hope St’ Linking into our production of Hope Place by Michael Wynne, enjoy a walking history tour of the Hope St area. Dates and prices to be confirmed. Kneehigh with Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse

Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs)

By Carl Grose Directed by Mike Shepherd Music by Charles Hazlewood Everyman, Sat 21st Jun to Sat 12th Jul Suitable for ages 14+ AW Mon 30 Jun after 7.30pm performance BC Wed 2 Jul after 5.30pm performance PTS Thu 3 Jul at 10.30am Workshops Introduction to Physical theatre Devising using Physical theatre Contact a.williams@everymanplayhouse.com or the education department for availability and cost.

yep Spring Production The Grid Tue 22 Apr to Sat 26 Apr Workshops: Available from January 2014 Workshop on devising and creating performance pieces from stimuli: a practitioner will lead students through the process of devising via a range of stimuli. (KS4 and Sixth Form)


Also available in Spring/Summer 2014 Technical & Production Education

Afterwords/Backchat Afterwords (AW)

Post-show discussions – free with a theatre ticket – a chance to talk to the cast and members of the Company about the production. Dial M for Murder (PH) Twelfth Night (EV)

The Everyman and Playhouse has a wealth of technical expertise backstage and we are happy to introduce students to the work carried out. Wed 5 Mar Mon 24 Mar

The Events (EV)

Thu 10 Apr

A View from the Bridge (PH)

Mon 14 Apr

An August Bank Holiday Lark (PH)

Wed 30 Apr

This May Hurt a Bit (PH)

Wed 7 May

Spring Awakening (PH)

Wed 14 May

Hope Place (EV)

Mon 19 May

Under Milk Wood (PH)

Wed 21 May

Catch-22 - (PH)

Wed 28 May

Dead Dog in a Suitcase (EV) (and other love songs) Betty Blue Eyes (PH)

Mon 30 Jun Mon 21 Jul

Backchat (BC)

Tailored specifically for schools and younger audiences, this is a great opportunity to get a more detailed insight into the process of theatre making and ask any specific questions you might have. Private Peaceful (PH) Twelfth Night (EV) A View from the Bridge (PH)

Fri 7 Mar Wed 19 Mar Wed 9 Apr

Hope Place (EV) Wed 21 May Dead Dog in a Suitcase (EV) (and other love songs) Betty Blue Eyes (PH)

Wed 2 Jul Wed 16 Jul

Thanks to the City of Liverpool for its financial support

The Liverpool and Merseyside Theatres Trust Limited Registered Office 13 Hope Street Liverpool L1 9BH. Company Registration No. 3802476 Registered Charity No. 1081229 VAT No. 732 5023 68

The sessions range from brief introductions to the technical areas to in-depth specialist workshops. The following sessions are offered:

Qwork Day

This is a hands-on intensive day in which the students can specialise in a specific theatre production skill and work with an experienced practitioner on a project.

Workshops

In addition to seasonal activities we offer a range of workshops. These include: Theatrical Practitioners Genre and theatre styles Devising and creating a performance piece Approaches to writing an analytical theatre review

Tours

Visit the Everyman and the Playhouse, two contrasting theatre spaces. We offer: The General Tour A tour of either of the two theatres. Each theatre tour takes approximately 1 hour 45minutes. The tour allows access to Backstage and Front of House areas (where the workings of the theatres permit). The tour provides an insight into the history and the life of the theatres. Just the Job Tour A shorter tour but more information from Company Members who will tell you about their role and work in the theatre. Contact the Education Department for further details and costs. a.williams@everymanplayhouse.com

Page to Stage (PTS) A highly entertaining workshop in which you learn about the process used by the Director and the Company to create a performance. The session can include practical activities and discussion, dependent on the approach of the Director. Whether you take part or just watch, it provides a great insight into the creation and development of the performance. Twelfth Night (EV)

Thu 20 Mar 10:30am - 12pm

A View from the Bridge (PH) Thu 3 Apr 10:30am - 12pm Hope Place (EV)

Wed 28 May 10:30am - 12pm

Dead Dog in a Suitcase (EV ) Thu 3 Jul 10:30am - 12pm (and other love songs) Betty Blue Eyes (PH)

Thu 17 Jul 10:30am - 12pm

Technical Page to Stage (TPTS) The technical page to stage allows the audience member to consider the production elements and how they enhance and complement the performance. There will be an opportunity to take part in practical activities if you wish. Twelfth Night (EV)

Wed 26 Mar 10:30am - 12pm

A View from the Bridge (PH) Thu 10 Apr 10:30am - 12pm

To book tickets for a performance please call Box Office groups line

0151 708 3733 For all other education queries please contact the Education Manager.

Allan Williams Education Manger a.williams@everymanplayhouse.com 0151 706 9111 | 07711 424 186 everymanplayhouse.com

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Educational activities at the Everyman & Playhouse theatres Spring Summer 2014

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