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Behind the Scenes Educational Performing Arts, Drama & Theatre Event

This event will take place on dates of your choice throughout the year in London. This learning experience is specifically designed to meet the needs of Theatre Studies and Performing Arts students by bringing the curriculum to life and introducing them to professionals in their field. As part of the unique experience, students will take part in lively workshops linking key topics being studied and giving valuable advice for their future careers.

The Package
Travel Options
Places to Stay
  • Speakers

    Past Speakers

    Ashley Herman

    Ashley Herman

    Ashley Herman  will play a key role in the event by introducing the themes of the day and leading a Q&A session. He is a professional Theatre Producer and Chairman of the world-renowned Guildford School of Acting Conservatoire for Musical Theatre, Acting and Technical Theatre. He began his career in the theatre at the age of 17; training with Brian Way's Theatre Centre and started his career as Assistant Stage Manager at the Wimbledon Theatre, the Royal Ballet and the Theatre Royal Drury Lane. He has since produced or co-produced over 35 West End shows and several Broadway shows including Moby Dick, The Sound of Music, The Truman Capote Talk Show, the Importance of Being Earnest, The Living Room and Fame.

  • The package

    The Package

    • 1 night bed and breakfast accommodation in central London
    • National Theatre Backstage Tour 
    • Tickets to an evening performance of a West End Musical 
    • 3 Interactive Workshops : Introduction to the West End. Open Call and Stage Combat
    • Tickets to a matinee performance
    • 1:10 free place ratio for staff
    • Group Leader & Student Conference Pack
    • Services of the Events Team during your stay in London
  • Travel Options
    • 1 Night Youth Centre Accommodation Package

      Throughout 2016 & 2017
      Free time indicates when to plan your study visits and sightseeing. Contact us for details.

      Morning: Departure from School/College 
      Afternoon: Arrive in London and check into your accommodation. Backstage Theatre Tour
      Evening: See an evening performance of a West End show & overnight in London

      Morning:  Behind the Scenes Workshops
      Afternoon: Matinee performance of West End play  
      Evening: Travel home
  • Places to stay
    • The Generator

      The Generator

      Rating: Youth Centre
      Only minutes away from Covent Garden and Leicester 4 to 8 bedded rooms - All rooms have wash basin, toilet and showers on each floor - Games room, restaurant & bar

    • london hyde park

      The Meininger London Hyde Park (Baden Powell House) - SUPPLEMENTS APPLY

      This youth hostel accommodation is of 3* hotel quality and is situated in South Kensington directly opposite the Natural History Museum. Students will be accommodated in multi bunk bedded rooms all with private facilities. 24 hour reception, coffee bar.

    • royal national hotel

      Royal National Hotel - SUPPLEMENTS APPLY

      Rating: 2 Star
      Conveniently located for public transport and a short walk from Oxford Street and Covent Garden 2 and 3 bedded rooms - All rooms have private facilities - Bar and restaurant.

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