Delivered by the Grand Opera House in partnership with Phoenix Natural Gas and supported by Arts & Business Northern Ireland. All activities will take place in the Newcastle Centre, Newcastle, County Down.
Creative Spaces is an exciting day of performing arts activities, themed around ‘the environment’ for young people in the Newcastle Centre on Saturday 17 November. All of the workshops are free of charge for young people to take part.
Play In A Day – 7-11 year olds **
Working with experienced theatre professionals, young participants will work on staging an exciting new play to be performed at the end of the day. The environmentally themed play is a fun-filled game show, through which participants will learn theatre and performance skills, as well as learning about the environment and recycling. Family and friends are invited along to a performance of the interactive gameshow.
** Please note family members of participants should pre-book their seats for the performance at 3pm, at the time of booking for the workshop. BOOK NOW
**Parents/Guardians please note attendees will be given a lunch break. So packed lunch will be required.
Tales on the Tablet – Creative writing using tablets (7-11 year olds)
10am-12pm or 12.30pm-2.30pm
Come along and work with digital artist Graham Ginty to write and film your own video using a tablet! Participants will create their own short videos on the theme of the environment. Tablets will be provided and no experience is required.
Introduction to Musical Theatre Workshops
9.30am-10.30am: 6-7 year olds
10.30am – 11.30am: 8-10 year olds
These workshops are an exciting way for younger child to experience musical theatre. Participants will learn choreography to a musical theatre number and will share their work with family and friends at the end of each workshop. No previous experience is required.
Musical Theatre Workshop 11-18 year olds**
An exciting opportunity for young people to develop their musical theatre and performance skills. Participants will work with one of the Grand Opera House’s Summer Youth Production choreographers and learn a musical theatre number which they will perform at the end of the day. BOOK NOW
** Please note workshop attendees will perform in a showcase at 3pm.
Family members should pre-book their seats for the performance at the time of booking for these workshops. BOOK NOW
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