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Pinocchio

This magical production is one of a series of participation musicals created especially for primary level and designed to help and encourage children with their literacy.

The show needs the help of the whole audience and is preceded by a rehearsal workshop in which some children are chosen to take part alongside the professionals, while the remaining audience are rehearsed into the chorus songs.

“Bringing a story to life is the best way to encourage our children to read”.

When Geppetto carves Pinocchio something magical begins to happen. As the wooden boy takes shape he starts to come to life, learns to walk and talk and takes on all the qualities of a mischievous little boy. Pinocchio may be disobedient but he’s also inquisitive and brave and has the most amazing adventures. What Pinocchio desires the most though is to become a real living boy – but will he?

The show requires the help of everyone watching. During the preceding fun half hour rehearsal workshop some children are chosen and rehearsed into their parts while the rest of the audience are taught the chorus songs. After a short pause the actors and children are costumed and the show, lasting 1 hour, runs seamlessly with everyone taking part as rehearsed.

Rehearsal/Workshop: 30 mins. Short pause. Performance: 1 hour.

Booking

Please call 0161 236 1448 for more information or booking.

 

Image Musical Theatre: Participation Musicals for KS1 and KS2


This wonderful production is one of a series of participation musicals created by Image Musical Theatre for Key Stage 1 and 2. The show itself is preceded by a rehearsal workshop where some of the children are chosen to take part in the show while the remainder of the audience are rehearsed into four chorus songs. Image Musical Theatre has an excellent reputation for producing work that is stimulating and entertaining while maintaining very high production values.

Oscar Wilde’s short story ‘The Selfish Giant’ is a beautiful and moving tale. By sharing the experience of the giant’s selfishness, a moment of realisation and finally his redemption, children and adults alike are reminded of the value of generosity. The show includes the participation of a dozen children who play the villagers and the whole audience who take part as chorus singers. With beautiful period costumes, an ingenious set and wonderful music from Robert Hyman, this production will continue Image Musical Theatre’s tradition of providing the very best touring theatre.

The Selfish Giant is a literacy treat for the whole school to enjoy watching together in your school hall, with no fuss (no buses!), very professional and great value for money (£395+vat).

Rehearsal / Workshop 30 mins — Interval — Performance 1 hour.

Please call or email for further details/booking.

Tel: 0161 228 3149
info@theatre-for-schools.com

Eureka!

Eureka!

An amazing play about MATHS SUITABLE FOR KS1 & KS2.

Arty-Fact Theatre Company has been touring successfully to schools for the last 15 years and comes highly recommended.

“It was excellent, lots of facts and humour, every child was enthralled” — Ravenscroft Primary School

Based on the famous Greek mathematician Archimedes, we have created a wonderful production for primary schools.

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Robin Hood

Robin Hood

This wonderful production is one of a series of participation musicals created by Image Musical Theatre for theatres and primary schools.

The show itself is preceded by a rehearsal workshop for the whole audience, in which some children are chosen to take part in the show while the remaining audience are rehearsed into four chorus songs.

This will be another very enjoyable and stimulating experience of high quality musical theatre for both children and adults.

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The Wind in the Willows

The Wind in the Willows

This wonderful production is one of a series of participation musicals created by Image Musical Theatre for all the family.

The show itself is preceded by a rehearsal workshop where some of the children are
chosen to take part in the show while the remainder of the audience are rehearsed into four chorus songs.

Image Musical Theatre has an excellent reputation for producing work that is stimulating and entertaining while maintaining very high production values.

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Macbeth Workshops for KS2 & KS3

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Macbeth

Arty-Fact Theatre Company & Theatre Workshop have joined forces to collaborate on this stunning and inspiring Macbeth workshop for schools.

Get your pupils hooked on Shakespeare. This one hour non-stop workshop will have them scrabbling for the text book. The pupils are involved from the moment the witches appear on the heath to the demise of Macbeth.

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The Selfish Giant: A Participation Musical for KS1 and KS2


This wonderful production is one of a series of participation musicals created by Image Musical Theatre for Key Stage 1 and 2. The show itself is preceded by a rehearsal workshop where some of the children are chosen to take part in the show while the remainder of the audience are rehearsed into four chorus songs. Image Musical Theatre has an excellent reputation for producing work that is stimulating and entertaining while maintaining very high production values.

Oscar Wilde’s short story ‘The Selfish Giant’ is a beautiful and moving tale. By sharing the experience of the giant’s selfishness, a moment of realisation and finally his redemption, children and adults alike are reminded of the value of generosity. The show includes the participation of a dozen children who play the villagers and the whole audience who take part as chorus singers. With beautiful period costumes, an ingenious set and wonderful music from Robert Hyman, this production will continue Image Musical Theatre’s tradition of providing the very best touring theatre.

The Selfish Giant is a literacy treat for the whole school to enjoy watching together in your school hall, with no fuss (no buses!), very professional and great value for money (£395+vat).

Rehearsal / Workshop 30 mins — Interval — Performance 1 hour.

Please call or email for further details/booking.

Tel: 0161 228 3149
info@theatre-for-schools.com

Sword in the Stone – new for 2014!

We are proud to announce Image Theatre’s brand new participatory show for primary schools – ‘The Sword in the Stone’, written and directed by their new artistic director, Ian McCracken.

This interactive musical based on the mystical story of ‘The Sword in the Stone’ follows the life of Arthur, a young squire destined to become King. Guided by Merlin he has many adventures culminating in him successfully pulling the sword from the stone and unwittingly fulfilling the legend’s prophecy.

We have had some fabulous reviews of this show so far and teachers have loved the themes of kindness, compassion, bravery and (to quote from their song), the focus on ‘learning every single day’, ‘you can do things if you try’ and ‘believe in yourself’.

With beautiful medieval costumes, state of the art sets, magical puppets and wonderful music by Robert Hyman this wholesome show will continue Image’s tradition of providing the best touring theatre for primary schools.

The show requires the participation of the whole audience as the chorus and ten children to play small parts.

They are touring throughout 2014 in the following areas:

North London
Cheshire, Flintshire, Wrexham
Essex
Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Hertfordshire

Please call our team on 0161 2361448 for more details.

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