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Spun Glass Theatre Symposium

Creating Theatre for Children and Young People

Join Spun Glass Theatre for a day of workshops and conversation about creating challenging, inspiring and relevant work for and with children and young people.

  • Thurs 26 October 10am - 4pm

Venue: Entire venue

If you have an idea for a show you would like to develop or would like to meet others interested in making work for a young audience come along to our informal and active day of discussion and experimentation. 

Jessica Cheetham, Artistic Director Spun Glass Theatre
Amy Draper, Director Princess Charming
Georgia Murphy, Director Mouths of Lions
Nikki Adel Disney, Director and Dramaturg - works with young people therapetically to create performances. 
Rosanna Lowe, Performer Root Experience
Imaginate (TBC)

In the afternoon, you can choose between seeing either of the two Half Term family shows: Princess Charming or Dr Zeiffal, Dr. Zeigal and The Hippo That Can Never Be Caught! followed by a post-show discussion. 

Arrive 10am – tea/coffee and starter activities 
10.30 – panel and workshop introductions
10.45 – workshops: including School community engagement – creating meaningful creative exchanges with children; Improvisation and interactivity in family shows, how you can create performances with young people with care.
11.45 – tea and coffee break
12pm – Panelist Q and A speed dating 
12.45pm – Final group discussion
1pm Lunch
2pm & 2.30pm – See either The Hippo That Can Never Be Caught or Princess Charming
3.30pm – Post show Q&A in café with Amy Draper and Georgia – specific questions about the shows.

  • Thu 26 Oct, 10:00am

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