Off School: On Stage Theatre Week for Children

With Easter holidays on the horizon, there’s an opportunity for children and young people to be part of a challenge to participate and perform a play in a week.

Pendle Productions and the Thwaites Empire Theatre are offering the opportunity to 7-17 year olds in the third series of Adventure in the Arts workshops that will take place from Tuesday 7th to Saturday 11thApril, culminating in a performance on stage in the professional theatre venue.

Artistic Director, Tim Lince explained, ‘This is an intense week, full of creative and physical challenges.  Everything from devising, rehearsing and performing the final show will be done in just five days. As well as learning new skills and gaining in confidence, children will come away having great friends and experienced the thrill of working in a professional theatre. What’s the play? We don’t know yet! We all find out on Tuesday 7 April – when the clock starts ticking.’

Workshops begin on Tuesday 7 April from 9.30am to 5pm each day, with registration from 9am.  The final show takes place on Saturday 11 April at 2pm.  The cost of the full week is £100 per person with a discount of 25% for every second or third child.

Application forms are available here