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New! We’re delighted to share with you our programme of courses for Autumn 2017. These are now available to book for anyone aged 14 years or over with an interest in theatre!

Visit our pages on ATG Tickets to see the latest list of day/two day offerings open to anyone that wishes to apply.

We’ll be running our Work In Theatre courses again in 2018 – find out more about this course designed to give anyone interested in a career in the theatre industry (of any age over 14 years) a broad taster of the work behind the scenes in a West End theatre.Feedback from past participants:

Lots of space for people’s ideas, thoughts and spontaneity. Very safe, comfortable environment to work in.”

Really great reminder of why I love Shakespeare so much – do it!

It was excellent. The ATG Puppetry workshop was a friendly, fun environment to explore a new concept.”

It was extremely beneficial and if you have the time to participate in workshops such as this, you should do so.


Directing for theatre

Join Theatre 503′s new Artistic Director Lisa Spirling as she introduces you to her journey and experience in directing.

Lisa will guide the group through a number of exercises throughout the day designed, to utilise the kind of skills used by directors to bring together a great show. Whether you are a budding Director, or have always wanted to turn your hand to directing a piece of your own, this could be the perfect workshop for you.

26th June 2017, 10.30hrs – 16.30hrs, Playhouse Theatre

Book your place on our Directing for Theatre course, maximum 12 participants

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Sung-through Musicals

Learn to sing some great songs from Sung-through Musicals (little or no spoken text) with the talented Louisa Green, West End MD on such shows as Cabaret and The Producers.

Louisa will guide you through a vocal warm-up and then work with the group on a variety of songs learning melodies and harmonies. Experience this workshop in a relaxed and creative atmosphere with like-minded souls enjoying singing together.

7th July 2017, 10.30hrs – 16.30hrs, Piccadilly Theatre

Book a place on our Sung-Through Musicals workshop, maximum 15 participants

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6 week intermediate Writing for Theatre course – COURSE FULL

Come and find inspiration for your writing at the beautiful Lyceum Theatre, for our six week Intermediate Writing Course, held on Monday evenings from 22nd May between 6pm and 7:30pm.

If you’ve already had some experience writing, but need practical help and advice about achieving your ultimate goal of writing a FULL LENTGH play, then this course may well be for you.

You will be working with successful playwright Ali Taylor, who’ll help you explore your work, and assist you in honing your own unique voice and taking your writing to the next level. Culminating in a rehearsed reading of AN EXCERPT OF your work in one of our West End venues with professional actors in front of an invited audience

22nd May 2017,
5th June 2017,
12th June 2017,
19th June 2017,
3rd July 2017,
0th July 2017 – performanc on West End stage

18.00hrs – 19.30hrs, Lyceum Theatre

Course costs: £200 per person for the full six sessions (discounts cannot be made for those unable to attend each week). COURSE FULL

Book your place on our Intermediate Writing for Theatre  course, maximum 12 participants COURSE FULL

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Devising and Improvisation workshop

Working with like-minded people and guided by Joe Arkley, an experienced West End Actor, explore your untapped creative side, allowing your spontaneity and instinct to kick in to make for an thrilling exploration into devising and improvisation.

Joe will give you the necessary tools to create or approach any text, freeing you up to make exciting discoveries.

29th August 2017, 10.30hrs – 16.30hrs, Harold Pinter Theatre

Book your place on our Devising and Improvisation workshop, maximum 12 participants.

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