Liverpool Events

The Liverpool Empire Theatre does more than just what appears on the stage; we have an active and forward thinking Creative Learning Department that proactively strives to create educational opportunities for young people to creatively engage with the theatre and the performing arts. We regularly work with schools, colleges and universities from Liverpool and surrounding areas, educating and inspiring young people in theatre. Here are just some of the activities we can offer:

  • Show-related workshops
  • Theatrical workshops
  • Theatre Tours
  • Theatre Talks
  • Work Related Learning
  • Career Days
  • Youth Theatre & Youth Dance
  • Performing Arts Clubs for Adult and Children

Contact us for more details: Natalie Flynn, Creative Learning Manager, natalieflynn@theambassadors.com, 0151 702 7337 or

Lauren Taylor & Hayley-Rose Rooney, Creative Learning Officer liverpoolcreativelearning@theambassadors.com, 0151 702 7339

Forthcoming activities

The Marriage of Figaro – Opera Unwrapped Friday 6 Jan 6pm

School Holiday Activity Weeks & Family Fun Days 2017

Liverpool Empire Youth Dance Company

Youth Musical Theatre Company 

Junior Youth Theatre

Mature Movers

Supported by The Empire Theatre (Merseyside) Trust Ltd, Reg Charity No: 509458 (England)

 

The Marriage of Figaro – Opera Unwrapped Friday 6 Jan 6pm

Whether you’re new to opera or an old hand, you can find out more at Scottish Opera’s The Marriage of Figaro Unwrapped – a free hour-long taster that gives an insight into the show and how it’s created. Presented from the stage, The Marriage of Figaro Unwrapped involves singers, back-stage crew and The Orchestra of Scottish Opera. You’ll hear highlights from the music and be introduced to the principal characters from the opera, the plot and some key scenes. You’ll also find out more about the props, costumes, lighting and direction, as well as some of the theatrical secrets behind the production.

Tickets are free but should be reserved by calling the box office on 0844 871 3017 to book your place (Calls cost up to 7p per minute, plus your phone company’s access charge).

The Marriage of Figaro: Opera Unwrapped is proudly supported by The Empire Theatre (Merseyside) Trust Limited charity number 509458.

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School Holiday Activity Weeks & Family Fun Days 2017

We have a series of exciting events and activities linked to our shows for individuals and families.  These range from one off activity days to full week projects.

Further details to be announced.

Dates for your diaries: 20th – 24th February, 19th – 23rd April, 29th May – 2nd June, 24th – 28th July.

Contact Natalie Flynn, Creative Learning Manager natalieflynn@theambassadors.com, 0151 702 7337 for further information and to join.

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Liverpool Empire Youth Dance Company

The Company meets on a Tuesday evening 7:30pm – 9:30pm each week during term time and works towards a number of different productions including national showcase events throughout the year. As well as performances throughout the year there will be opportunity to take exam grades in Theatre Craft and other dance forms. These exam classes take place outside the regular class time usually on a Tuesday between 5:30pm – 7:30pm.

Auditions take place annually. 

Next Auditions will take place in September 2017

Contact Natalie Flynn, Creative Learning Manager natalieflynn@theambassadors.com, 0151 702 7337 for further information

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Youth Musical Theatre Company 

The Youth Musical Theatre company provides young people aged 14 – 21 with the opportunity to perform full scale musical theatre productions at the Liverpool Empire Theatre.  Previous production include Billy Elliot Youth Theatre 2011, Les Miserables school Edition 2012, Footloose 2013, Sister Act 2014 and Legally Blonde 2015.  This year’s company will be performing Fame on 18th & 19th August 2017.    

Rehearsals usually take place on a Wednesday and Thursday evenings during term time and also include intensive week of rehearsals during school holidays. Company members also have the opportunity to perform at a number of local events across the Merseyside area.

Participants of both the Youth Dance and Youth Musical Theatre company take part in master classes led by industry professionals to help them develop further performing skills and confidence.  2016/17 programme of events will include workshops with Lamda, English National Ballet, Scottish Opera and The National Theatre.

Auditions take place annually. 

Next Auditions will take place in September 2017

Contact Natalie Flynn, Creative Learning Manager natalieflynn@theambassadors.com, 0151 702 7337 for further information.

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Junior Youth Theatre

Takes place on a Thursday evening 5:30pm – 7:30pm for young people aged 7 – 13.  The group helps participants to gain valuable skills in Musical Theatre, Dance, Drama and Singing.

No audition necessary contact Natalie Flynn, Creative Learning Manager natalieflynn@theambassadors.com, 0151 702 7337 for further information and to join.

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Mature Movers

Takes place on a Tuesday morning at 11am.  This gentle movement session is great exercise for anyone aged 55 and over who wishes to keep their body and mind active.

Contact Natalie Flynn, Creative Learning Manager natalieflynn@theambassadors.com, 0151 702 7337 for further information and to join.

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