In October 1866 a new theatre, named The Prince of Wales Theatre and Opera House opened in Liverpool, on Lime Street. About three quarters the size of the theatre that stands today, it was lit by gas light and all the stage machinery was controlled by steam power. The very first production was the opera Faust, performed by an Italian company. Within a year the theatre had been renamed and became the Alexandra Theatre and Opera House, probably because the Prince of Wales married Princess... Read more >>
The Creative Learning Department offers an exciting range of show and non-show related activities and events to enhance your group's visit to the Empire. Activities on offer include: Dance & Drama Workshops, Backstage Tours, Arts In Business Talks, Work Experience and Half Term Activities. They can be tailor made to meet the individual needs of your group and are available for schools, community groups, adults and children. To find out more about the activities email the Creative Learning Manager Natalie Flynn at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0151 702 7337.
The Liverpool Empire Creative Learning Department is delighted to be a part of ATG Creative Learning. ATG has a long standing commitment to developing creative learning, education and community participation work in its venues in the West End and across the UK.
The Empire’s busy Creative Learning Department delivers a varied programme of events and classes throughout the year, including activities related to the shows we have as well as a wide range of participatory classes, workshops and courses. In addition, the department facilitates regular events exploring the options available to young people interested in a career in theatre.