As you may know, Milton Keynes has been heralded the UK’s newest and most dynamic city due to its growing population of more than 227,800 people and 10,000 businesses.
And at the heart of this is Milton Keynes Theatre - a theatre and entertainment centre of excellence in the region, managed by the Ambassador Theatre Group, itself the second largest theatre group in the UK.
And what a theatre it is.
Opening on 4 October 1999, after a 25 year... Read more >>
Creative Learning at Milton Keynes Theatre aim to deliver a varied programme of theatrical events, workshops and classes for our community. From weekly classes, to show inspired workshops, schools events and our annual Stage Experience project, we create experiences for everyone no matter your abilities or desires. Here’s some of our upcoming events:
Make Up Art Workshop
Make up Art Workshop learning inspiring & creative make up art techniques to create your own 3D eye make-up and lip creation, using an array of artistic makeup techniques, different tools and makeup products and adornments
Saturday 16 June - £20 per person:
10.15-13.15 - Ages 11-16 years
14.15-17.15 ages 16+
Summer Musical Theatre Course
Join us for the first week
of the school summer holidays for this energetic, interactive and creative
musical theatre course. Led by West End performers and Artistic Directors
Zachary Morris and Rebecca Brewer this 5 day course will be the ultimate
creative experience, you will be working with top West End performers on
show-stopping musical numbers and choreography from the most current musicals -
including Shrek the Musical and the chance to go and see the matinee
performance with the group on Thursday.
Monday 23-Friday 27 July - £150 per person (includes ticket to matinee performance of Shrek the Musical on Thursday 26 July):
10.15-16.15 Daily - Ages 7-16 years
Led by the Flashdance
dance captain Garry Lee Netley - learn repertoire from the production on
our theatre stage.
Saturday 21 July - £10 per person:
10.00-11.00 - Ages 12 - 16 years
Shrek the Musical Workshop
Led by the Shrek
dance captain, do something new during your summer holiday and learn a routine
from the show itself in this fun Shrek filled hour.
Thursday 2 August - £10 per person:
11.00-12.00 - Ages 8-13 years
Halloween Theatrical Make up Workshops
Learning tips and tricks on creating gruesome and inspiring Halloween character make up as well as learning special effects to incorporate into your design.
Friday 20 October - £20 per person:
10.15-13.15 - Ages 11-16 years
14.15-17.15 - Ages 16 years+
ENB Adult on stage dance workshop
Take part in an on-stage
ballet class focusing on core technical elements of flexibility, strength and
alignment, combined with the artistry and expressive qualities seen in Kenneth
MacMillan's Manon. Learn extracts with English National Ballet dance
artists, and explore Jules Massenet’s haunting music accompanying this
Following this, catch a glimpse of English National Ballet dancers taking their daily class on stage as they prepare for the performance.
Saturday 27 October - £30 per person:
ENB live drawing day
An exclusive live drawing
event that focuses on capturing the dancer's body in motion during a ballet
class. Start the morning with an open discussion led by specialist visual
artist, Heidi Wigmore, on the nature of live drawing and the various tools and
techniques used to capture the moving body. Then enter the auditorium of Milton
Keynes Theatre as the English National Ballet dancers take their daily ballet
class for a drawing session with a unique viewpoint of the dancers on
stage. In the afternoon, spend time at MK Gallery developing your
initial sketches and further exploring the human body in movement. Includes
professional feedback on the work created and refreshments.
Open Level (Previous live drawing experience may be advantageous) Participants must bring their own dry drawing materials
Friday 26 October - £40 per person:
10.00-16.00 - Ages 16+
For more information on any of the above or classes that we run please contact Miltonkeynescreativelearning@theambassadors.com