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Mousetrap Theatre Projects enables young people with limited resources, access or support to engage with the best of London’s theatre.

PLEASE APPLY EARLY AS WE ONLY HAVE 100 TICKETS AT EACH PERFORMANCE. If your application is successful, the tickets will be booked for you and an invoice and confirmation letter sent. Please do not apply for tickets you cannot use, as we are unable to offer refunds on any unused tickets. Please return this form by post or fax to 020 7632 4111. Contact name:

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We offer innovative theatre access, education and audience development programmes to stimulate and inspire young people. At the heart of our work is the desire to open doors to young people who might otherwise consider London’s rich cultural heritage closed to them.

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Mousetrap Theatre Projects 23-24 Henrietta Street Covent Garden London WC2E 8ND T: 020 7632 4117 F: 020 7632 4111 E: jo@mousetrap.org.uk www.mousetrap.org.uk

Please state the best time of day to reach you: What are the special educational needs of the pupils in your school?: Which year group are you bringing? (Year 7 and up only) Tickets are limited to approximately 30 pupils and teachers per school Access requirements Do you have wheelchair users in your group?

Yes/No

If so, how many?

Are any of the wheelchair users able to transfer into seats?

Yes/No

If so, how many?

Registered Charity no. 1053434

Please tell us about any other needs or requirements (E.g. visual impairment, medical conditions, fear of heights, etc.):

Mousetrap Theatre Projects wishes to acknowledge and thank ICAP for its sponsorship of The ICAP Theatre Journeys for Special Schools Programme. We are most grateful to ICAP for its very generous support.

Please number your choices as #1, #2 etc. Schools may attend only one production, but the more

The Beggar’s Opera

Deadline for applications: 16 May 2011

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_____ Thursday 7 July at 2.15pm

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The Railway Children

Deadline for applications: 16 May 2011

______Thursday 23 June at 2.30pm

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______Thursday 30 June at 2.30pm

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choices you select the better chance you have of being successful.

ICAP Theatre Journeys for Special Schools Experience and explore the best of London’s theatre for just £5 a ticket

We will prioritise schools new to us and those with a higher percentage of students on free school meals. If you have any queries, please contact Jo Pelly on 020 7632 4117 or jo@mousetrap.org.uk (Mon-Wed)

Please send me more information about the tailor-made workshop scheme ...inspiring young people

...inspiring young people


Mousetrap Theatre Projects opens the door to West End theatre for secondary special schools, with best seats at top productions and in-school workshops that support and enrich the experience. “The whole experience is amazing for our pupils, most of whom have never and will never experience anything like it in their lives.” Teacher, Carew Manor School on Blood Brothers theatre visit and workshop

EXPERIENCE Each term, secondary special schools are offered a choice of 2 outstanding West End productions at £5 a ticket, plus: • Free in-school drama workshop linked to the performance • Teachers resource pack

SPRING TERM 2011

The Beggar’s Opera Open Air Theatre, Regent’s Park n Tuesday 28 June at 2.15pm n Thursday 7 July at 2.15pm n Length: tbc Discover the innocent but feisty heroine Polly Peachum, her wronged rival Lucy Lockit and Macheath, their irrepressible highwayman lover, as a tangled web of lies blissfully unravels. The Open Air Theatre is a magical setting for this visually dynamic, fun and accessible musical play. A real summer treat for all ages. Suitable for Year 7+

6 wheelchair spaces available

The Railway Children Waterloo Station Theatre

n Thursday 23 June at 2.30pm n Thursday 30 June at 2.30pm n Length: 2hr 20 This spectacular adaptation of E. Nesbit’s classic steams into the former Eurostar Terminal at London’s Waterloo. In a breathtaking theatrical event, a 1,000 seat venue has been built around the railway tracks with audience seated either side.Featuring Stirling Single, a gorgeous 66-tonne steam locomotive, join Bobbie, Peter and Phyllis as they tell their story – of joy, sadness, laughter and love… Suitable for Year 7+ www.railwaychildrenwaterloo.com 4 wheelchair spaces available

Open Air Theatre, Regent’s Park

Both shows are offered with a free, in-school workshop on a different date. This will be discussed when your tickets are confirmed.

EXPLORE 8 hours of tailor-made drama or music workshops on a theme and theatre production of your choice Would you like to involve your students in more in-depth drama or music work? We can pair you with an experienced theatre artist to work on an 8-hour workshop scheme with the theme and outcomes set by you. This project will allow you to: • Select any outstanding theatre production as the starting point for the work – not limited to the 2 productions in this leaflet • Choose any theme, idea or theatrical style to explore (e.g. self-expression, tolerance, physical theatre, song writing) • Work with experienced and supportive practitioners • Tailor-make the sessions to fit the needs of your students • Choose dates and times to best fit with your timetable Cost: £100 for 4 x 2 hour workshops plus £5 per theatre ticket

DEVELOP Our next 2 INSET days are Drama for Challenging Behaviour and Shakespeare for SEN led by Christopher Davies, Artistic Director of Bamboozle Theatre Company. Drama for Challenging Behaviour Tuesday 5 July, 10am-4pm Shakespeare for SEN Wednesday 5 October, 10am-4pm Venue: The Forum, Bloomsbury Baptist Church, London WC2H 8EP Cost: £50 per teacher See the enclosed details and application form.


Theatre Journeys for Special Schools Summer 2011