Half Term At The REP
Half term is fast approaching.
With the nights getting darker and the temperature dropping cold, we understand the struggle of finding activities to keep the kids entertained. But with our backstage tours, thrilling theatre shows and workshops for aspiring performers we've got you covered.
So whether you are young, or just young at heart, discover the magic of theatre this half term.
A Day Of Discovery
Discovery Day Saturday 3 November
Discover the magic of theatre as we open The REP's backstage doors.
To celebrate our upcoming Christmas show, The Wizard Of Oz, we are throwing open our doors for a day of FREE activities, workshops and exclusive competitions. Take a peek behind the scenes with a backstage tour (available from 10am-midday), delve into our dressing up box and unleash your inner artist with our Oz themed crafts.
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The Kids Are In Charge
The Showstoppers' Kids Show, Saturday 3 November
The Showstoppers' Kids Show takes kids' ideas and turns them into marvellous, musical adventures from scratch, right away and in front of your very noses.
Everything is created on the spot entirely from the children's suggestions! From their imagination onto the stage. See their ideas brought to life!
Recommended age 6+
Go Behind The Scenes
Family Backstage Tour, Thursday 1 November 11am
Explore the rarely seen backstage areas of the theatre this half-term as The REP invites you to be an audience member, set builder, prosthetics maker or even an Assistant Stage Manager!
This Family Backstage Tour will let you learn all about how our productions are brought to life on stage. We have wondrous wigs, marvellous masks and an amazing selection of costumes.
Improv Workshop, Saturday 3 November 10am
Throw away the script and dive into this brilliant Improv Workshop. Explore the basics of improvised group song and movement creation.
Whether you are an experienced improviser looking to broaden your skills or are looking to try improvisation for the first time, join the Olivier Award-winning Showstoppers!
For ages 16+
A Collision Of Cultures
Orange Polar Bear, 1-10 November
William and Jiyoung are fifteen, living invisible lives in chaotic cities on opposite sides of the world.
When the two find themselves adrift in a mysterious space, floating like two polar bears on melting icebergs, they wonder if they'll ever make it back…
Orange Polar Bear is a heartrending new play that gives voice to a young generation trying to find their place in an overwhelming, fast-changing world.
Performed in English and Korean
For ages 14+
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