Birmingham Repertory Theatre
Centenary Square, Broad street Birmingham, B1 2EP
MONTHS OPENJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
What we offer
The REP offers an entire range of resources, workshops and theatre opportunities on educational visits. From workshops based on theatre productions to a completely bespoke package, there is plenty on offer.
Here is a taste of what The REP can offer to educational visits:
- Theatre Days which provide an insight into a production at The REP before you see the show and you may even get the chance to meet the creative team!
- Schools Membership ranging between free and paid-for membership entitling you to a variety of discounts
- REP Insights Packs that teachers can download in advance of the trip
- Training events for teachers
- We are a Welcome Centre and can offer backstage tours and bespoke projects
- Toy Theatres is a chance for you to build and make a toy theatre, so you can then create a play. You get the chance to work with a playwright and a visual artist.
- Career Event days
- Early Years Packages which can include anything from workshops, to networking meetings, inset training for staff and theatre trips
What makes us a great choice?
We can tailor everything to your needs and we are dedicated to long life learning where your 2 months or over 60 we want to make the theatre accessible to everyone, as well as nurturing young people and artists.
Accreditation and Awards
LOtC Quality Badge
Member of TAYE
Arts Award Explore, Discover, Bronze and Silver
Group Sizes Catered For
We are incredibly flexible and can cater for both small and large groups. For workshops it is around a class of 30, but again this can be tailored dependent on your needs.
Materials, Resources & Information Provided
We provide REP Insight Packs for our shows and these can be downloaded from our website birmingham-rep.co.uk.
Photography, Filming & Audio Restrictions
This is dependent on a number of circumstances and your school will be provided this information prior to the visit.
Risk Assessment Details
We provide a risk assessment to teachers to fill out if they are coming to visit the theatre and we also carry out a personal one too.
Prices vary dependent on the show, please call our box office, The BOX on 0121 236 4455 or visit our website http://www.birmingham-rep.co.uk for more information.
First Aid Information
Yes, but there needs to also be a supervising teacher with the group.
We have a range of facilities including The TREATS which is our sweets, ice cream, programme and merchandise shop. We also have plenty of space front of house if you wish to bring packed lunches along with you.
Accessibility & Disabled Facilities
We offer a range of facilities including audio described, captioned and British Sign Language interpreted performances. As well as this we welcome guide dogs into the theatre, we offer touch tours to give the chance to see and touch the costumes for the play you?ve come to see, we have assisted hearing services in our theatre, all our counters are fitted with hearing loops and several members of our front of house team can communicate using BSL. We also have specifically designed relaxed performances, wheelchair seating, easy physical access to all levels of our theatre, accessible toilets and parking.
Opening Hours & Information
To keep up to date with our opening days and hours visit birmingham-rep.co.uk
It's been fantastic. I can?t believe how much everyone's confidence has grown and how everyone has supported each other in the lessons. Tom is brilliant and inspirational
Activity Carer at Halas Homes