The Donmar Warehouse is a 250-seat subsidised (not for profit) theatre located in the heart of London’s West End which, under the artistic leadership of Sam Mendes, Michael Grandage and now Josie Rourke, has a reputation as one of the UK’s leading producing theatres. It has presented some of London’s most memorable award-winning theatrical experiences, as well as garnered critical acclaim at home and abroad.
Over the last 21 years the theatre has created a reputation associated... Read more >>
Through a number of projects, schemes and resources the Donmar Warehouse aims to engage directly with young people, students and teachers and offer a stimulating and valuable insight into the work taking place on stage at the Donmar and theatre as a whole.
Our flagship programme for schools, the Schools Matinee offers students an unparalleled theatre experience, including £5 tickets, an introductory workshop, and a post-show discussion with the cast, as well as two free Teacher's Preview tickets for every school party. Click here for more information.
We run Special Projects for schools alongside many Donmar productions. These focus on aspects of theatre making from wirting and directing to devising and set and costume design. Our projects offer participants a unique opportunity to work with professional theatre makers at the top of their game, and to develop skills in everything from technical drawing to reciting Shakespeare.
For more information about our recent and upcoming projects, please click here.
For every Donmar production, we produce an in-depth study guide. These guides provide resources designed to complement and enhance your enjoyment of the production, including contextual information, rehearsal diaries, interviews with cast and creative teams, and specially designed exercises to use in the classroom.
For more information on our productions and to view interviews and photos, please visit the Donmar's Watch and Listen page.