York Theatre Royal

Previous Shakespeare festival
Are all practitioners DBS checked
Activities on Offer
Performances / workshops / courses delivered in schools, Performances / workshops / visits delivered in York venue or attraction
Creative Skills , Creative Writing / Poetry , Heritage and history , Spoken Language / performance , Theatre
Key Stage(s)
KS1 , KS2 , KS3 , KS4 , FE , Reception / Pre school , HE , SEND 
Localised / General Content
General focus 
Description (Long)

York Theatre Royal offers a wealth of workshops, tours and partnership activity across all educational phases. Full details can be found on our website but as an overview:
- Backstage tours exploring the theatre's history, workings and revealing backstage secrets!
- One-off drama-led workshops including: Traditional Tales, Playwriting, Page to Stage, Bringing history to life...
- Partnership work: Become a year-long schools partner, or a Shakespeare Associate school and perform on our Main House stage, or a Playhouse partner and
work on a brand new play for KS2 to be performed in our Studio theatre.

York Theatre Royal works with in partnership with 15 CYC schools throughout the year and we pride ourselves on the quality of the experience for our participants.

Number of school staff required to be present during activity
Max number of pupils taking part in the activity at once
Cost for York-based schools
Dependent on activity
Offer contributes towards pupils attaining an Artsmark or Arts Award
Name of Key Contact
Julian Ollive
Rating (average)
Address Line 1
York Theatre Royal
  • Storytelling Jill Murphy's 'Whatever Next'


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