Icarus Theatre School Workshops Nationwide

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Areas served:

South East, London, East of England, East Midlands, West Midlands, Yorkshire, North West, North East, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, South West


January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December


PreSchool, 5 to 7 years, 8 to 10 years, 11 to 13 years, 14 to 16 years, College, University

We, at Icarus, are strong advocates of dispelling the stigmas of Mental Health and Depression. We deliver a drama-orientated PSHE workshop on Mental Health.

Listed under: Drama / Performing Arts | Team Building | Theatres | Storytelling | Special Educational Needs (SEN) | Personal Development-Mentoring | Historical Heritage | School Workshops | PSHE | History | English | Media & Theatre

What are our Workshops like?

Icarus offers students the opportunity to unpick a Shakespearean play of your choice and explore how our professional company stages the Bard. This exciting and thorough examination of a Shakespeare play engages students in an interactive and performative experience. With strong links to the curriculum, particularly Drama, English and PSHE/Citizenship, Icarus uses drama to help students develop their understanding of the narrative, their inference skills, performance techniques and expand their vocabulary. Nurturing a love for all things Shakespeare and lifting his works from page to stage.

What makes us a great choice?

Icarus has over 10 years? experience delivering educational drama-orientated learning experiences. Our work with young people is challenging and empowering, with emphasis on encouraging collaboration; learning through getting up and doing, rather than just reading about drama. We tailor each of our offerings to the specific needs of the students and teachers we deal with, ensuring a unique learning experience for each school and every student. As well as consulting with leading organisations such as Time for Change on topic-based projects on Mental Health, we use curriculum stimulus as a driving force for exploration of subjects as well.

As well as our education work, we also tour professional shows across the UK and Ireland.

We are delighted to visit all schools of all kinds across the UK, we are eager to provide opportunities for those schools in rural areas without obvious access to the arts. Our offices are based in London. Please visit our website for more details: http://www.icarustheatre.co.uk/

Areas Visited

If you only visit are certain days and times please also mention this here.

We usually travel throughout the UK and Ireland; though have done worldwide workshops as well.

Accreditation and Awards

UK Theatre Member

Group Sizes Catered For

Ideally around 30, but the smaller the group, the better the experience.The larger the group, the more economical.

Materials, Resources & Information Provided

An Education Pack, with additional resources and class activities is provided for selected Shakespeare plays - including Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, and Othello.

Photography, Filming & Audio Restrictions


Education Officer Information

Rebekah Keane - 


Pricing Information

90-minute workshop @ £250 - £350

Residency @ £1600 (offer for 3 days)

Our packages are extremely flexible and we?d love to hear from you about how we can make a visit to your school possible.


It was perfect - exactly what we needed.
Maeve Connelly - Thornhill College

5 stars - Pupils and staff from Coatbridge High School thoroughly enjoyed the fabulous performance of Hamlet this morning and the brilliant workshop this afternoon: Thank you!
Sarah Robertson - Coatbridge High School

I now know what to write in my essay!
It makes so much more sense now. I feel ready for my controlled assessment
Students of Purbrook Park School

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