Region: Scotland

Disabled Facilities: Yes

Category: Day Trip Destinations

Address: Tay Square Dundee Scotland, , DD11PB

Contact: 01382 225 530



Dundee Rep Theatre Scotland offers high-quality live theatre experiences for children and young people of all ages. From well-known, classic plays to adaptations and contemporary productions, we aim to offer something for everyone.

In addition to this, we also offer a range of engagement opportunities and resources which aim to extend and deepen pupils’ experience at the theatre and their understanding of the theatre making process and story.

Why is this venue great for School Trips and Educational Visits?

We are an open, friendly and welcoming theatre with many years of experience offering high-quality theatre for children and young people. Whether you are coming on your first visit or a well-known regular, we aim to make every visit memorable, engaging and inspiring.

What does a typical school trip or educational visit include?

We can offer a range of participatory experiences at Dundee Rep Theatre which can include anything from bespoke workshops tailored to target a range of experiences and outcomes within the Curriculum for Excellence to tours designed to introduce the world of theatre to children and young people. Please see our website or get in touch for further information.

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What size groups do they cater for?

Our auditorium seats 455. We can take up to 30 participants in a workshop or tour at one time.

What can they provide you with to support your school trip or educational visit?

Dependant on the production or project we offer a range of resources which teachers and pupils can use to extend and deepen their experience at the theatre.

Can you take photos, video or audio? Are there any copyright restrictions?

No photos or video is allowed during performances. Should the children and/or teachers wish to take photos or video during a tour or workshop, this can be discussed in advance.

How do you arrange a risk assessment?

Available on request.

What are the contact details for their education officer?

 Gemma Nicol, Head of Creative Learning, Education and Participation,

Heather Cassidy, Education, Skills and Training Facilitator,

What does it cost?

The costs of visits vary considerably.  Our average child price is £9 but students at university in Dundee can see a play for £5.  Our workshops vary in price and are sometime free. 

Is specific clothing required?

Not normally, however if any special clothing was required the participant or student would be told in advance.

Do you have first aid on site?

We have First Aiders at Dundee Rep Theatre.

What facilities do they have for school trips and educational visits?

There is a café bar and restaurant. Yes there facilities to eat a packed lunch.

Are there disabled facilities?

Dundee Rep is fully accessible.

What are your opening days and hours?

Box Office opening hours are 9.30 – 6pm but when we have shows on the theatre is often open till 11pm

Do you have any testimonials from previous customers who have visited you on an educational visit?

Yes, these comments we after a school attended a performance of The Cheviot, the Stag and the Black, Black Oil.

Lindsay Drummond (school teacher) Fabulous! 35 pupils and staff transfixed and inspired – thank you Dundee Rep Ensemble.

Billy Mack (actor) I’d like to say how impressed the cast are at the pupils that attended last night.  They are a credit to you place of education and helped create the show.  Thank you!

Age of Children / Pupils: Pre-school 5 – 7 years 8 – 10 years 11 – 13 years 14 – 16 years College University

Type of Visit: Performing Arts Workshops Personal Development-Mentoring Storytelling Theatres

Curriculum Topics Covered: Drama English Leisure & Tourism

Months Open: All Year Round January February March April May June July August September October November December

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